AFRON $10 robot challenge winners announced at World Maker Faire New York 2012

September 30th, 2012 § 1 comment

Just announced at World Maker Faire New York 2012 are the winners of the AFRON $10 robot challenge. There were three categories: Tethered, Traditional (Roaming), All-in-One (Self-Contained).

The winners Traditional (Roaming) Category, which Xinchejian entered it’s SwarmRobots in are:

    1. Kilobot: Harvard, USA
    2. SwarmRobot: China
    3. SEG: MIT, USA
    4. DiscBot: USA

That’s Xinchejian in second place, behind Harvard University’s funded research group and ahead of the MIT University!
Prize winning Xinchejian SwarmRobots

Since entering the competition SwarmRobots we have been adding more capability including object detection, communication and wireless charging. If you would like to be part of Xinchejian or the SwarmRobots team, come to Xinchejian’s free Open Night, every Wednesday at 7:30PM to find out more or start with these videos!

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