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InfoWorld: Robots Patrol World Cup Soccer Stadium

Jun 22, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Blau)

[ Thanks to Jonathan M. Prigot for this link. ]

"Robots are having a heyday in Germany. While one group has just completed a World Cup championship in Bremen, Germany, another is diligently patrolling Berlin's Olympic Stadium, one of 12 venues hosting the World Cup soccer tournament currently under way in the country.

"The RoboCup 2006 championship ended Sunday with Germany winning 11 of the 33 robot soccer categories. China came in second with nine medals, followed by Japan with six and Iran with five. Japan won the humanoid competition, with a kid-size robot from Osaka..."

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