Robot invasion lands at BITEC

Economy December 15, 2017 10:43

By The Nation

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Thailand Robotics Week 2017 and RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2017 kicked off yesterday with Science and Technology Minister Dr Suvit Maesincee presiding over the ceremony.



Thailand was chosen by The International RoboCup Federation to host RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2017 (RCAP 2017), the region’s first academic robot competition.

The competition aims to encourage research and development of robotics and automation systems, develop human resources for the field, create networks of robot inventors, and raise robotics standards among Asia-Pacific countries. 

Held as a part of the Thailand Robotics Week 2017, the competition will run until December 17 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC).

An accompanying robotics symposium part will take place at Mahidol University’s Salaya Campus on December 18.