A new season is upon the FIRST Robotics competition teams across the country, and Michigan leads the way with more high school teams than any other state.
Cyber Young is a robot built by four teams of students as part of the First Robotics Competition.
So what’s the latest, greatest, and help-our-state-est from the wonderful wild wide world of high technology? (Boy, try saying that sentence fast. ) Anyway, I’m glad you asked, because look at all the cool stuff I found on the Series Of Tubes…
The Chrysler Foundation, the charitable arm of Chrysler Group LLC, announced additional grants totaling nearly $30,000 to support 10 Michigan high school robotics teams, which qualified to compete for the 2013 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Championship April 24-27 at Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo.
A three team alliance of Bloomfield International Academy, Utica Schools and Romeo Engineering & Tech Center won the Michigan state title in FIRST Robotics Saturday, earning trip to the World Championships in St. Louis in two weeks.
Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center is hosting the state championships of the FIRST Michigan Robotics competition this weekend. Gov. Rick Snyder is scheduled to attend, and Detroit Public Television will live stream the event.
The football coaching brothers Harbaugh wanted to beat each other’s brains out on Super Bowl Sunday. It’ll be a little bit different kind of competition this weekend at Grand Valley State University, when FIRST Robotics holds its West Michigan District competition, and brothers Jay and Wayne TenBrink go up against each other.
A three-team alliance of Lightning Robotics, Team 862 of Canton; More Martians, Team 70 of Goodrich; and Foley Freeze, Team 910 of Madison Heights won the Kettering University FIRST Robotics District Competition in Flint on Saturday, March 2.
The deadline for high school robotics teams statewide to complete their unique creations for this year’s FIRST Robotics competition comes at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. Then after a short break, the throng of thousands of Michigan’s future engineers, scientists, math experts and a new generation of a skilled work force will set out on a competition season with multiple tournaments taking place each weekend throughout the month of March and early April.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups