Dutch robot wins international LEGO competition

May 1st, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin  

Amsterdam, May 1 (DPA) A robot built entirely from LEGO bricks by Dutch students has won the LEGO robot championship held in Tokyo, the Dutch newswire ANP reported Thursday. The robot, built by three students aged 11, 12 and 15 from Eindhoven in the southern Netherlands, was the best of a total of 56 teams originating from 23 countries.

Initially, some 10,000 teams registered for the international competition. All participating robots had to perform certain assignments, including placing a wind turbine or a solar panel or recycling a car.

The Dutch winning team icNRG (”I see energy”) was supported by the Technical University of Eindhoven.

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