February 20, 2012

Jennifer - First Robo Hockey Player

This being hockey season, it seems an appropriate time to introduce the world to Jennifer. Built by Prof. Jacky Baltes and University of Manitoba grad students, the hockeybot was named after the Canadian Olympic star Botterill. Created as part of the Robotis competition in Korea, Jennifer is 58cm tall with her skates on and can skate, shook and stickhandle. The team believes that the skating creation will help them better understand traveling over complex surfaces.

Via Winnipeg Free Press

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at February 20, 2012 11:58 AM
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