Team NimbRo Wins ANA Avatar XPRIZE, Demonstrating Effective Robot Telepresence
November 6, 2022
Team NimbRo from the University of Bonn swiftly demonstrated robotic telepresence, moving, perceiving, and manipulating in a test environment in record time.
Touchlab Develops Electronic Skin, Reaches ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals
November 8, 2021
Touchlab, an ANA Avatar XPRIZE finalist, has developed thin sensors that can provide "electronic skin" and work with existing grippers and could have a variety of commercial uses.
MBZIRC Maritime Grand Challenge With $3M Prize Launches in Abu Dhabi
November 5, 2021
In the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge, to be held by ASPIRE in the United Arab Emirates in June 2023, teams will deploy unmanned vehicles in a GNSS-denied environment.
ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition Announces 15 Finalist Teams
October 22, 2021
After conducting semifinals testing in Miami last month, the ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition has selected teams from eight countries to advance in demonstrating telepresence technology.
ANA Avatar XPRIZE Selects Semifinalists in Telepresence Competition
April 16, 2021
The Avatar XPRIZE, sponsored by Japanese airline ANA, seeks to advance the projection of human presence for disaster recovery, healthcare, and other uses.