RoboCup 2014 food experience featured in nutrition congress

In September 20th, Prof. Dr. Ana Lúcia de Freitas Saccol (Centro Universitário Franciscano, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil), member of the food technical committee of RoboCup 2014, took part of the panel “Food production in major events” at the XXIII Brazilian Congress on Nutrition and V Ibero-american Nutrition…

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Food services opinion survey

RoboCup food coordination released today the “RoboCup 2014 food services opinion survey”.

If you took part in RoboCup 2014 (as a robocuppper or as a visitor) your opinion is very important to improve the quality of future RoboCup events as well as the quality of Paraíba state food services…

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RoboCup 2014 launched!

The State Governor of Paraíba State, Ricardo Coutinho, and the general chairs of the event, Prof. Dr. Alexandre Simões and Prof. Dr. Esther Luna, launched RoboCup 2014 today, June 30th, in the Convention Center “Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima” in João Pessoa. Contestants from more than 45 countries…

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Exoskeleton featured in World Cup opening ceremony

June 12th was a special day for robotics. Juliano Pinto, a paraplegic 29 years old Brazilian kicked-off 2014 soccer World Cup using an exoskeleton. This kick-off is the crowning of an international research project called “walk again” conducted by 156 researchers from 25 countries and leaded by the…

13 Jun 5:34 PM 0 Read More...

RoboParty: educational event for 50 new groups

50 teams can still take part of RoboCup 2014 in a new initiative: RoboParty!

RoboParty is an educational/pedagogical event that gathers teams of maximum 4 people (normally 1 adult and 3 youngsters), during 3 days, to teach how to build mobile autonomous robots (electronics, mechanics and programming) in a…

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Discount at Symposium for Brazilian students

The organizing committee of RoboCup 2014 and RoboCup Federation are happy to announce special discounts for the registration of Brazilian undergraduate and graduate students at the RoboCup Symposium!

This is a great opportunity to be in contact with some of the most prestigious Robotics and Artificial Intelligence researchers around the…

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RoboCup robots in Brazilian news

RoboCup japanese team featured in Brazilian news.
“Jornal Hoje”, TV Globo. June, 5th, 2014…

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AAAI and RoboCup 2014 anounce partnership

RoboCup is pleased to acknowledge its cooperation with the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), which will be publicising the conference to its membership. Of special interest to RoboCup 2014 participants is an introductory membership offer from AAAI, which provides a complimentary 1-year online membership to RoboCup…

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Astronaut Marcos Pontes supports RoboCup 2014

Brazilian astronaut Marcos Pontes released a video supporting RoboCup 2014 in Brazil. He became the first Brazilian and the first native Portuguese-speaking person to go into space.

Lieutenant Colonel Pontes stayed on the International Space Station for one week and in this period re carried out eight scientific experiments…

13 May 8:31 PM 0 Read More...

Rodney Brooks confirmed as Invited Speaker

RoboCup 2014 is happy to announce the emeritus robotics professor of MIT Rodney Brooks as Invited Speaker of RoboCup Symposium 2014! Read Rodney Brooks biography here…

16 Apr 9:14 PM 0 Read More...

RoboCup Overview - Video

 Have you ever heard about RoboCup? Have a tour with us around past RoboCup events, and learn more about its goals, robots, leagues, people and activities…

15 Apr 3:32 AM 0 Read More...

RoboCup 2014 - João Pessoa - Brazil

João Pessoa is located in the northeast of the Brazilian coast. Capital of Paraíba state, with close to 720,000 inhabitants, João Pessoa is a peaceful touristic place with a beautiful seaside, also known as the second greenest city in the world and the easternmost place of…

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RoboCup 2014 - João Pessoa - Brazil

There are two major Atlantic Forest reserves inside the city with an enormous biodiversity. The average temperature in the city during all year is about 28o Celsius, with minimum variation. The sun rises about 4:50h and sets around 17:20h…

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