Friday, July 29, 2016

HTL Wiener Neustadt wins World Championship of Robotics

Deutsche Zusammenfassung unten.

Team und Betreuter der HTL Wiener Neustadt bei der Robotik-Weltmeisterschaft in Florida 
v.l.n.r. stehend DI Harald Haberstroh, Nico Kratky, Christine Zeh, Christoph Heiss, Nico Leidenfrost, Florian Ungersböck, Sebastian Schaffler, Sascha Zemann, Raphael Weinfurter, Markus Pinter
v.l.n.r. hockend: Daniel Honies, Christoph Käferle, Daniel Swoboda, Philip Trauner, Dr. Michael Stifter
HTL Wiener Neustadt Winner Team (c) HTL Wiener Neustadt

Wiener Neustadt/Saint Augustine (USA) – For several years now, students of HTL WienerNeustadt have participated at Botball, an international robotic tournament. After some already good rankings in the past, this time they won the prize.

Botball aims to inspire kids and young people for science, technology and engineering. This year’s championship took place from 6 to 10 July in Saint Augustine, Florida, organized by the Global Conference on Educational Robotics (GCER).

For HTL Wiener Neustadt, the teams “items” and “Robot0nFire” met the challenge. With great success: Team “items” reached the score of 100 percent and won everything possible. For the very first time, a non-US-team could take it all. Furthermore, the team scored first place in the categories “Seedings” and “Double Elimination”. “Robot0nFire” reached fourth place in the overall ranking. The Austrian students competed against 250 other participants from seven nations.

SEC Consult supports HTL Wiener Neustadt in several ways. We offer internships for students, provide knowledge and even financial support for the trip to Florida.

Enthusing young people for science and technology is quite important. Especially regarding IoT, there will be great job opportunities in the fields of robotics and networking. For maintaining economic success and succeeding in international competition, it’s crucial to have the best educated workforce.

We are already looking forward to Botball 2017 to win again.

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HTL Wiener Neustadt gewinnt Robotic-WM!


Zwei Teams der HTL Wiener Neustadt waren bei der diesjährigen Robotic-WM „Botball“ in Florida mit dabei und erzielten grandiose Erfolge. Team „items“ erreichte einen Dokumentationsscore von 100 Prozent, sicherte sich den Gesamtsieg und schrieb damit Geschichte: Zum ersten Mal holte ein Nicht-US-Team den Sieg bei „Botball“. Team „Robot0nfire“ belegte den herausragenden 4. Platz in der Gesamtwertung.