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DPRG: Robot contest video (fwd)

Subject: DPRG: Robot contest video (fwd)
From: Eric Yundt eric at sssi.com
Date: Sat Jun 28 16:33:04 CDT 1997

JMendel141 at aol.com wrote:
> From: JMendel141 at aol.com
> Date: Sat, 28 Jun 1997 15:57:18 -0400 (EDT)
> To: jake.mendelssohn at circellar.com
> Subject: Robot contest video
> 
> The video of the 1997 Trinity College Fire-fighting Home Robot Contest is now
> available!
> 
> This 57 minute VHS video contains highlights of this largest, public, true
> Robotics competition held in the U.S. that is open to entrants of any age,
> ability or experience from anywhere in the world. Robotists ranging from
> college professors and rocket scientists to 5th graders competed in this
> international event.
> 
> The challenge of the contest is to build a computerized (not
> radio-controlled) Robotic device that can move through a model of a house,
> detect fire (a lit candle) and then extinguish it. Robots that accomplish
> this task in the shortest time win.  
> 
> To obtain a video of this educational and exciting contest, send a $25 check
> or money order (this includes shipping) payable to Trinity College to 
> 
> Jake Mendelssohn
> 190 Mohegan Drive
> West Hartford, CT 06117

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