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First Place at the European Land Robot Trials ELROB 2007

Monday, August 13, 2007

The Jacobs University robotics team headed by Andreas Birk, Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, achieved the best result in a simulated disaster scenario for the combined use of ground and aerial robots in the first Civilian European Land Robotics Trials, held from August 13 to August 16, 2007, in Monte Ceneri, Switzerland. The co-operation of ground and airborne robots is regarded as an especially promising new perspective in fire fighting, civil defence, and other disaster control operations. [more]