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Trossen Robotics Announces New Educational Division
10/17/08 — With the announcement of their dedicated educational division, Trossen Robotics provides a ‘one stop shop’ for educators incorporating robotics into classrooms. Trossen Robotics has announced the launch of their new Educational Robotics Division.  Building upon the knowledge and experience they have gained as a premiere US distributor of robotic kits and components, they have hand picked the best robotic kits tailored specifically for classroom use to create a one stop shop for educators using robotics in education. Trossen Robotics has been committed as a business to helping robotics advance in the US and the new Education Division is another step…

LEGO Education WeDo Unveiled at National Educational Computing Conference
07/28/08 — LEGO Education, the educational division of LEGO Group, has introduced WeDo, an educational robotics product targeted for primary school students age 7-11 years, that works with OLPC XO, Intel Classmate or any desktop and laptop Mac/PC. LEGO Education, The LEGO Group’s educational division, announced LEGO® Education WeDoTM, a new product that redefines classroom robotics, making it possible for primary school students 7-11 years of age to build and program their own solutions. Bridging the physical world, represented by LEGO models, and the virtual world, represented by computers and programming software, LEGO Education WeDo provides a hands-on, minds-on learning experience that…

FIRST Robotics Competition Selects National Instruments CompactRIO for Next-Generation Robot Control
05/20/08 — More Than 42,000 Students in the FIRST Robotics Competition Will Develop Advanced Robotics Applications Using the NI Robotics Platform Powered by NI LabVIEW FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a nonprofit organization inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders, has selected the National Instruments (Nasdaq:…

Carnegie Mellon Develops Curriculum for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Robot-Building Set
08/08/07 — Educators at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Academy say robotics could become an even more powerful teaching tool with curriculum they developed for the new version of LEGO Education’s popular MINDSTORMS robot-building set. The co-branded LEGO Education/Carnegie Mellon curriculum takes advantage of upgraded software and hardware, such as simplified programming and…

FIRST Announces Rockwell Automation’s Sponsorship of Innovation in Control Award
02/14/07 — FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) today announced Rockwell Automation as sole sponsor of the FIRST Robotics Competition “Innovation in Control Award” for the 2007 and 2008 seasons. Building on the company’s history of supporting FIRST, Rockwell Automation will also increase its sponsorship at multiple levels, including…

Carnegie Mellon Robotics Uses PTC Pro/ENGINEER® To Create Lego® Mindstorms Robots For Students
01/23/07 — PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company®, announced that teachers working with Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotic Academy used Pro/ENGINEER Schools Edition to construct Lego NXT robots as part of the Robotics Academy’s international outreach. The Robotics Academy’s mission is to use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about…

Robotics Enthusiasts, Reserve Your LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robotics Toolset
11/28/06 — Beginning Saturday, April 1, 2006, robotics enthusiasts can place an advance order to guarantee receipt of one of the highly anticipated new LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT sets when they release in August. A limited quantity of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics toolsets will be available for pre-order through participating online toy, discount…

What’s NXT? The LEGO Group Embraces Third-Party Development for LEGO MINDSTORMS Robotics Platform
10/01/06 — The LEGO Group today announced partnership with HiTechnic to allow the manufacture and sale of hardware accessories certified by the LEGO Group for the newly-released LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robotics toolset. This debut partnership represents the evolution of the company’s commitment to community-driven innovation and open-source development surrounding the launch of…

More Than 9,600 People Worldwide Answered LEGO MINDSTORMS Call for 100 ‘’NXT’’ Great Developers
03/06/06 — The LEGO Group’s robotics team has announced the selection of 100 new participants for its MINDSTORMS® Developer Program (MDP), an exclusive group of enthusiasts charged with helping guide the product development process for LEGO® MINDSTORMS NXT, the next generation of LEGO robotics. 9,610 robotics enthusiasts, ages 18 to 75 years…

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