UBTECH Partners with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute Summer Scholars to Grow the Robotics Innovators of Tomorrow

Three-Day Event Offers Learning, Collaboration, and Robot Programming Challenge

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WHAT: UBTECH Robotics, a global leader in intelligent humanoid robotics and AI technologies, and Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS) program will invite about 35  RISS scholars to join a three-day summer workshop where they will learn about, build, and code Yanshee, a first-of-its-kind, open-source, humanoid robot. Yanshee combines an advanced AI interface, programmable Raspberry Pi card, and a host of sensors and functionality to create the ultimate platform for educators, students, and robot enthusiasts to learn about, research, experiment, and engage with robotics.

WHY: Now in its third year, the workshop includes lectures on programming with the Robot Operating System (ROS), demos of UBTECH’s service robots including Walker and Cruzr, and a robot programming challenge that culminates in a public demonstration of students’ robot innovations.

WHEN: July 17–19, 2019. The public demonstration is 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19.

WHERE:
Newell Simon Hall
The Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

WHO: News media, engineers, educators, and anyone interested in robotics is invited to attend the public demonstration on Friday, July 19.

MORE: For photos from the event and more information on UBTECH and UBTECH Education, follow us on social media:

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About UBTECH Robotics:
UBTECH Robotics is a highly innovative software house, systems integrator and technology provider. The company is best known globally as the industry leader in humanoid robotics, such as Walker, Cruzr, Alpha 1S, and Lynx, as well as its award-winning JIMU Robot line of robots designed to support STEM education in a fun, hands-on way. With its world-class robots that are interactive and enjoyable for the entire family, UBTECH Robotics allows you step away from traditional play and into a world where robots are our friends. For additional information, please see www.ubtrobot.com.

About UBTECH Education
UBTECH Education is a division of UBTECH—a global leader in intelligent, humanoid robots for consumers, business, and industry—and we’re passionate about preparing all learners for the future of work. Our solutions establish the strong foundation students need to thrive: a high-quality STEM+C education integrated with the development of 21st century skills and computational literacy. Learn more at www.ubtecheducation.com.