Robot Olympics in Pyongchang
Robots from seven teams participated in the skiing competition of the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. The robots have come to Korea from universities, laboratories and private companies of various countries to participate in Ski Robot Challenge. The robots should not be shorter than 50 cm, should be able to stand on two feet autonomously and should have an engine. Not all the robots were able to cross the 80-meter track finish lane. The temperature disturbed the mechanisms. The winner was the shortest robot TAEKWAN-V from Minirobot Corp Company. He was named after the cartoon robot famous in the ‘70s. The main prize of the robot is 10.000 USD.