[robocup-msrs] MSRS Competition in Robocup 2008

Kyle Johns kylej at microsoft.com
Tue Apr 8 22:26:11 EDT 2008

No, this competition is not sponsored by Microsoft.  We will be making an announcement very soon.

From: pooyan.fazli at gmail.com [pooyan.fazli at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Pooyan Fazli [pooyanf at cs.ubc.ca]
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 6:22 PM
To: Kyle Johns
Cc: Feng Wu; robocup-msrs at cc.gatech.edu; Joao Oliveira
Subject: Re: MSRS Competition in Robocup 2008

I have received the following email today. Microsoft is not involved in this league?!


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From: Olivier Michel <Olivier.Michel at cyberbotics.com<mailto:Olivier.Michel at cyberbotics.com>>
Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 5:56 AM
Subject: [robocup-worldwide] Robotstadium: First Call for Contest
To: robocup-worldwide at cc.gatech.edu<mailto:robocup-worldwide at cc.gatech.edu>

Robotstadium: on-line simulated Nao Robocup competition -

Cyberbotics, Gostai and Aldebaran robotics are organizing an online
programming contest based on the new Nao Robocup Standard League. This
official Robocup competition will take place on the Internet from April
15th, 2008 to June 30th, 2008 and the finals will be held in Suzhou,
China during the Robocup event on July 2008. The competition relies on a
Webots-based realistic simulation. The competitors will have to program
a team of 4 Nao robots using the URBI middleware and the Java
programming language. This contest is open to anyone and free of charge.
The winning team will receive a real Nao robot and a software package
including Webots PRO and URBI for Webots.

Registration is open from today April 8th, 2008, till June 30th, 2008 on
http://www.robotstadium.org<http://www.robotstadium.org/>. It is advised to register and start
competing as soon as possible to maximize your chances of success! You
can already download the software package and start programming now! The
first round will run on April 15th, 2008. Get ready!

Cyberbotics Ltd. - http://www.cyberbotics.com<http://www.cyberbotics.com/>
Gostai SAS - http://www.gostai.com<http://www.gostai.com/>
Aldebaran SAS - http://www.aldebaran-robotics.com<http://www.aldebaran-robotics.com/>
Robocup - http://www.robocup.org<http://www.robocup.org/>

Olivier Michel
Cyberbotics Ltd. - http://www.cyberbotics.com<http://www.cyberbotics.com/>

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 5:55 PM, Kyle Johns <kylej at microsoft.com<mailto:kylej at microsoft.com>> wrote:

We'll be making an announcement in the next week or so about a Microsoft Robotics Studio simulation competition for Robocup 2008.


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