[robotics-worldwide] [news] The STRANDS Robot Marathon 2014 is go!

Nick Hawes n.a.hawes at cs.bham.ac.uk
Mon Nov 24 13:31:34 PST 2014


This week, for European Robotics Week 2014, 7 mobile robots from Europe (6 from the STRANDS EU project) are competing in a robot marathon trying to complete the longest single autonomous run during the 5 days. This is building on a similar event last year where the winner covered 45km in about 48 hours. 

The robot marathon started today, and you can follow the progress of the participants at http://strands-project.eu/marathon.html or search for #RobotMarathon on Twitter (where many of the robots are posting updates on their progress).

cheers,

-- 
Dr. Nick Hawes

Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham
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