Monday, April 15, 2013

San Mateo: RoboGames –World’s Largest Robot Competition

Robot in RoboGames, World's Largest Robot Competition
RoboGames in San Mateo April 19-21,2013
It’s not surprising that in the competitive world of electronic gadgets that there’s a competition dedicated entirely to robotics. One such competition, RoboGames - the world’s largest robot competition - sets up shop in San Mateo this weekend.
Robots compete in RoboGames in San Mateo
Robots compete in RoboGames
Professionals and amateurs from all over the world will compete in over 50 different events designed to entertain, challenge, and stimulate creativity. Engineering principles such as vision recognition, electronic circuitry and motion control will be put to the test by the robots, some of which are autonomous, others operate by remote control. Events such as combat and soccer bots engage the crowd to cheer on their favorite contender, while other events such as fire-fighters are precursors to real life-saving applications. Click here for the complete RoboGames event schedule.
More Information: RoboGames
San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA, 94403
Dates/Times: Fri, April 19: 12pm–9pm; Sat/Sun, April 20-21: 12pm-7pm
Tickets: Adults: $25; Children: $20 (ages 7-17)
Active Military & Kids under 7yrs: Free 
Parking: $10 per vehicle, cash only.


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