It is widely believed that, in the future, robots will take over dangerous jobs.
Even today robots are used in the military to defuse land mines. Therefore, companies will be looking for talented individuals who can program these robots. In the end, robotics is quickly integrating into modern day life, creating a safer and more productive world.
This event accesses students’ basic programming knowledge using a humanoid robotics platform. A team of two contestants is evaluated on their ability to develop, document, execute and deploy a computer program for a humanoid robot to complete a series of tasks. This challenge recognizes outstanding students for excellence and professionalism in the fields of HRI – Human-Robot Interaction, Computer Science, Computer Programming, and Robotics.