Friday, August 30, 2013

FIRA ROBOWORLD 2013 Malaysia, Tiny robots with Goals.



FIRA (Federation of International Robot-soccer Association) Roboworld 2013 was held during the week in Kuala Lumpur. showcasing engineering and robotics in a week long event. 


The FIRA RoboWorld Congress (founded in 1996) will be co-hosted by the National University of Malaysia, Department of Polytechnic Education (Ministry of Higher Education) and MySET (Malaysian Society for Engineering and Technology)
It is the premier event where international robotics experts gather and challenge each other in Olympic style robotic events (such as football, weight lifting, running and marathon). For the last 15 years, the event was driven by two robotics experts namely, Professor Dr. Jong-Hwan Kim, KAIST (Korea) and Prahlad Vadakkepat (National University of Singapore).


Visitors had a chance to witness little NAO robots playing as a team autonomously in a game of robot soccer. There are technological showcases and a robot dance group moving to the tune of Gangnam style captured by us. Click on the video player below to enjoy the cuteness of it all. 







Source http://robotics.org.my/events/2013/08/fira-2013/