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2013-04-17 23:02:43

Supporting Six Teams, Patti Engineering Helps Youth Display Expertise in Science and Technology at FRC Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, today announced its continuing support for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The annual competition brings together thousands of bright young students to compete in organized teams. Practicing engineers donate their time and expertise to help these teams as they are challenged to...

Local High Schools Win FIRST Robotics Competition
2013-03-27 12:40:37

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Sixty-five teams from Southern California, Hawaii and Chile competed in the Los Angeles regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition on March 22 and 23. JPL sponsored 12 schools in this annual engineering and technology contest, which was held at the Long Beach Convention Center. Winning teams for the overall regional competition were from Milken Community High School, Los Angeles; Atascadero High...

2013-03-18 23:00:54

Announces "Put Your Name 'On It'!" Campaign for Individual and Corporate Sponsors Supporting Science and Technology for Disadvantaged Youth Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 The On It Foundation (Opportunities Necessary to Increase Technology) received grants from the Best Buy Aventura and jcp Cares to help disadvantaged students benefit from building academic and 21st century skills. The grants also provided the opportunity to launch The On It Foundation´s FIRST Robotic Competition...

Kids Inspired To Help Their Elders Through Robotics
2013-01-21 14:08:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no denying robots are changing the world but instead of the machines taking over and enslaving mankind, they are actually helping improve the lives of many. This past weekend robots also helped to inspire young designers and would-be engineers. But for some competitors it was also about helping their elders. The First Lego League Championship was held on Saturday, and two teams were sponsored by the Faculty of...

NASA Will Broadcast 2013 FIRST Robotics Season Jan. 5
2013-01-04 07:46:34

NASA NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 5, starting at 10:30 a.m. EST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. The event also will be streamed live on NASA's website. As in past years, NASA plays a significant role by providing public access to robotics programs to encourage young people to investigate careers in the sciences and engineering. Through the NASA...

2012-12-20 05:04:34

The Grandville Robotics & Engineering Center recently kicked off the West Michigan VEX League, the first robotics competition of its kind in Michigan Grandville, MI (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Twenty-four teams from West Michigan schools have come together to form the state's first VEX robotics league. In late November, the Grandville High School RoboDawgs hosted the first league play event for the newly formed West Michigan VEX League. Teams from Grandville, Belding, and Grand Rapids...

DARPA Robotics Challenge Moves Forward
2012-10-25 06:37:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced on Wednesday some of the top teams that will compete in its $2 million contest to create robots that can be used to assist in natural disasters and other emergencies. “Robot enthusiasts, the time has come. The “DARPA Robotics Challenge” (DRC) begins today. Will you be part of it?” the agency said as it kicked off the initiative. The DRC was...


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