Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00
RoboCup Asia-Pacific(RCAP) CoSpace GrandPrix Challenge
The CoSpace GrandPrix is an educational robotics event to interest, excite and engage participants on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Computational Thinking through tinkering, making and coding in both virtual and real environments (CoSpace).
The CoSpace Robot programs have changed the way Robotics, Computational Thinking and STEM are taught to students around the world. In the CoSpace GrandPrix, students to learn how to make a robot, code a robot, and finally take part in the Robot Race in the real-virtual co-existing space. The robot race begins in the real world. It will notify its virtual team robot after it reaches the teleportation terminal. The virtual robot will continue the race in the virtual world to complete the course. Teams are required to develop appropriate strategies for both real and virtual autonomous robot with guidance from RoboCup officials and robotics professionals.
Click here to download the RCAP CoSpace GrandPrix Rule
RoboCup is an international robotic comptition founded in 1997 with the aim of promoting robotics and AI research. The official goal of the RoboCup initiative is that:
By 2050, a team of fully autonomous humanoid robot soccer players shall win the soccer game, complying with the official rule of FIFA against the winner of the most recent World Cup.
There are a variety of different leagues within the competition including RoboCup Soccer, Rescue, Simulation, @Home and RoboCupJunior. Visit the RoboCup website for more information.
➤About RoboCup Asia-Pacific(RCAP)
RoboCup Asia Pacific (RCAP) is a super-regional headquarter representing the RoboCup Federation coordinating RoboCup activities in the Asia Pacific region. RCAP headquarter is located in Singapore. The founding regions are:
The first RoboCup Asia Pacific (robocup-ap2017.org) event will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 12 – 18 Dec 2017.