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Bristol to host 2012 RoboWorld Cup

a generic robotFrom Bristol24-7 comes news that will gladden the hearts of Dorkbotters, the Bristol Hackspace crew, anyone else interested in doing strange things with electricity and technology, plus football fans with a bent for the cybernetic: next year Bristol will play host to the world’s most advanced autonomous robots competing against each other and the expertise of their creators being pitted against one another at the FIRA RoboWorld Cup 2012 (the 2011 event is being held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Ed.).

The competition will take place from August 20-25, 2012 at the Bristol Robotics Lab, a collaborative research partnership between the city’s 2 higher education institutions, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England.

Read the full story on Bristol24-7.