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Hi Everyone,

Congrats to every teams competed this year.  The kids are all winners in our book!  

Please share these articles below with your team for inspirations!

Merry Christmas!
Curt


Google robot wins Pentagon contest

Schaft, a Japanese robot owned by Google, beat 15 rivals to score more points across a series of rescue-themed challenges set by the Pentagon.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25493584



On Jul 15, 2013, at 5:03 PM, Curt Tran <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hi Everyone,
 
I saw this story on the BBC News iPhone App and thought you should see it and might share them with the kids:

US unveils humanoid robot test bed:

A humanoid robot called Atlas could pave the way for intelligent machines to help in the wake of natural disasters.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23286266
 
Also, there are two related videos on YouTube that have been released by DARPA:
 
Meet ATLAS! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zkBnFPBV3f0
 
Meet the Teams: DARPA Robotics Challenge Track-A Robots: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hpeZGCzUmNY
 
Cheers,
Curt

From: Curt Tran <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:04 AM
Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Way cool

Here is another aspect of Robotics on BBC to share with the kids:

http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21443212

Cheers,
Curt

On Mar 7, 2013, at 11:41 AM, Curt Tran <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hi Phil,
Looks really cool!  Everyone check this out too -- BBC on Robotics.

http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21632849

Best wishes,
T. (Curt) Tran
Judges Advisor, GMU Regional ’11 & '12
Judges Advisor, TJHSST Rgnl  ’09
Mentor Team #5390, Kilmer-I ’09
Mentor Team #8941, Kilmer-II ’09
Coach Team #324, Scitobor ’08
Coach Team #3563, Rabid Llama Lords ’07


On Mar 7, 2013, at 9:50 AM, Phil Smith III <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

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