Humanoid: fragile football player

This first day of RoboCup 2013 brings a number of competitions in the Humanoid League. The soccer playing robots with their human-like appearance look fragile, but they sure can play soccer (and if they fall over, they can get back up on their own!).

It is amazing to see…

26 Jun 12:19 PM 0READ MORE

Kick-off RoboCup 2013

After months of preparation, the moment has arrived: RoboCup 2013 has begun! Competitions will take place in the various Leagues starting today and the arenas are open to the public. Soccer, (at home) care and rescue robots are all part of the programme. During the next few days we will…

26 Jun 8:12 AM 0READ MORE

RoboCup 2013 about to start

Only three days left until the start of the largest international robotics event the year, RoboCup 2013. Five days of exciting continuous competitions, demonstrations and fun workshops, all free to visit at the Genneper Parks in Eindhoven.

What to expect as a visitor? Of course many fun and exciting games…

23 Jun 3:46 PM 0READ MORE

RoboCup in the Van Abbemuseum

A society with a major role for robots; for some a dream come true, for others a nightmare. Are we willing and able to transfer part of our duties and responsibilities to robots? In anticipation of RoboCup 2013, the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven organizes a lecture and discussion on this…

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Behind the scenes: the making of RoboCup 2013

During the preparations of the venues of RoboCup 2013, we decided to place a webcam to give you all some insights in “the making of RoboCup 2013″. The result? These interesting time-lapse video’s, enjoy!

RoboCup 2013 will be broadcasted live every day, 10.00-19.00u on our…

22 Jun 9:51 PM 0READ MORE