The goal of the RoboCup
is to test robots playing soccer with the aim of fielding a robot team by 2050 that can compete with the human World Cup winner.
This year, the RoboCup
will be attended by 31 teams in the Standard Platform League where NAO has been the robot of reference since 2008.
started in Nagoya, Japan, in 1997 and since then, the tournament was held every year in a different country.
A week after the World Cup title game in Rio de Janeiro, teams from 45 countries will face off at RoboCup
about 1,200 miles away in the Brazilian coastal town of Joao Pessoa.
is an Industry-Academia initiative to promote Robotics worldwide.
competitions started in 1997 with the goal of promoting robotics and artificial intelligence.
the SpelBots first made history the following year after competing in the four-legged robot soccer competition in the RoboCup
Japan Open held in Osaka.
Edinferno were programmed at Edinburgh University and they took part in the 25-team RoboCup
tournament in Mexico City earlier this month.
is an interna-tional research initiative aimed at advancing intelli-gent autonomous robotics.
They took their machine to the European Robocup
Rescue Championships in Germany to compete with others from around the globe.
London, Apr 1 ( ANI ): The Robocup
, which kicked off in Germany this weekend, looked like it might be a long time before they're challenging the likes of Lionel Messi.
Proceedings of the RoboCup
2009 Symposium; 2009; Graz, Austria.