At the time as Russian athletes preparing for the Olympics in London and the country is looking forward to pouring golden rain in China held III International Olympic competition humanoid bots. This Olympiad remains, unfortunately, a flea in our country and in fact unlit. But to no avail. Students of St. Petersburg State Research Institute of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) has once again justified its an advantage in the field of robotics, and returned home with a gold, silver and bronze medals.
More than 600 students from 70 institutions around the world have submitted more than 700 humanoid bots in the Olympics in China from 23 to 28 July 2012. To play the games were allowed to work only anthropomorphic, in other words, owning of human traits — two arms and two legs. The competitions were held on 27 disciplines such as boxing, athletics, ball games, dances, etc.
With the win!
And at this time in America
Team students of the Far Eastern Federal Institute once again won the world championship by remote-controlled unmanned underwater vehicles MATE International ROV Competition 2012, held in the town of Orlando, Florida, USA. Once a year, this competition attracts teams of professionals in underwater robotics from around the world. Team competitors Palo Primorye Coast were more than 20 teams from different countries of the world.
This year the theme of the championship was the study of shipwrecks second world war. For participants was modeled a situation in which the fuel in the sunken time fights ships acted real environmental threat that must be neutralized. In the puzzles Historical development of methods for extraction of non-hazardous fuel and therefore Makar, protection of fauna of the oceans.