Indonesian students win prizes in U.S. robotics contest

13:56, April 11, 2011      

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Indonesian students won prizes at the Trinity College Fire-Fighting Home Robot Contest, held in Connecticut, the U.S., local media reported in Jakarta on Monday.

All robots made by the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Gajah Mada University (UGM) and the Indonesian Computer University (Unikom) that entered the contest held over the weekend came away with prizes, a member of the Indonesian team announced.

"All robots representing Indonesia won," Indonesian team counselor Kusprasapta Mutijarsa said via Twitter, as quoted by the Jakarta Post online.

Three robots made by Unikom students won in the RoboWaiter category during the first day of the contest. Then, in the two- legged robots category, a team of ITB students clinched prizes on the second day.

Then another two robots made by UGM students took first and second prizes in the Senior Wheeled category as well.

Source: Xinhua

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