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2014-01-15 23:26:41

Sixclear, an Austin-based technology company, increases free access to LabVIEW learning resources for FRC participants and mentors. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Sixclear, an Austin-based technology company, increases free access to LabVIEW learning resources for FRC participants and mentors. For 22 years, the FIRST Robotics Competition has been an effective tool in getting middle and high school students worldwide interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...

2014-01-02 16:20:05

Grants will help students to ready robots for run at FIRST Robotics Championship AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chrysler Foundation today announced grants totaling $229,000 to support FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams and organizations in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ontario, Canada. The grants will enable more than 1,000 middle and high school students to discover the rewards of science and technology...

Japanese Robot Scores Big, Wins DARPA Robotics Challenge
2013-12-23 11:33:27

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest phase of the DARPA Robotics Challenge came to a conclusion this weekend, with the winning robot scoring 27 out of a possible 32 points. Schaft, a Japanese-built robot, was the winner of this weekend’s contest, which included a series of trials designed to see how humanoid robots could perform in disaster relief scenarios. The bipedal robot, which is based on the existing SCHAFT HPR-2 robot, stands at 5-feet tall and weighs...

2013-12-12 23:22:10

League Championship to Be Held at Grandville Robotics & Engineering Center on Saturday, December 14th Grandville, MI (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The West Michigan VEX Robotics League will cap its 2013 season with the League Championship this Saturday, December 14th, at Grandville Public School’s Robotics & Engineering Center. The West Michigan VEX Robotics League, in its second year, is one of the first leagues in the country to successfully build inter-school robotics competition...

2013-11-01 23:18:55

For the fifth consecutive season, igus® is a sponsor for Botball®, an educational robotics program produced by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics. The Botball® Educational Robotics Program provides real-world relevance and development of rigorous STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills that are immediately applicable in college and demanding industries. East Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 For the fifth consecutive season,...

2013-08-18 23:03:30

Grandville announces mentoring program to help Michigan public schools build successful robotics programs Grandville, MI (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 The Grandville High School RoboDawgs announced a mentoring program today designed to support Michigan high schools that want to apply for a state grant to support a new or existing FIRST Robotics team. The FY2013 State School Aid Act, section 99h appropriated $3,000,000 for the 2013-14 school year for competitive grants to districts that provide...

$1.5 Million Up For Grabs In 2014 NASA, WPI Robot Challenge
2013-08-09 09:08:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Together with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), NASA has opened registration for the 2014 Sample Return Robot competition. Academic and industry teams will now begin sending in their applications and building out their robots to compete for a $1.5 million prize. NASA and the WPI will be looking for robots that can autonomously navigate varying terrain in search of geologic samples. These bits of mineral, soil, rock and more...


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