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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

The Top Robot Teams 2010 (part 1)

German B-Human, a collegiate project at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Bremen and the DFKI research area Safe and Secure Cognitive Systems, became world champion in the Standard Platform League for the second time after 2009. The team also got awarded the RoboCup Best Paper Award 2010. 

The NimbRo TeenSize Team from University Bonn won the Humanoid Teen Size League tournament and was also voted Best Humanoid from the team leaders of the entire Humanoid league (34 teams), and the president of the RoboCup Federation.

First robotics back heel kick!
For the second year in a row Darmstadt Dribblers won the title in the Humanoid Kid-Size League. The strikerrobot Bruno is one of the fastest robots in his class with a maximum walking speed of more than 40cm/s. He is the first (and so far only) robot that manged to score a goal with a fully autonomous back heel kick in a competition.

The RoboCup@home winner 2010 was the eR@sers Team from the Tamagawa University, the University of Electro-Communications at Tokyo and National Institute of Information and Communications Technology at Kyoto.

The Rescue Robot League Winner 2010 was iRAP_Pro Team from King Mongkut's University of Technology, Thailand.

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