Smallest Bison athletes win big at international competition

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Computing, Engineering, Images, Media, News Release, Research, Science, Students, Video, computer science

They’re small in stature, but big on talent. Developed at the University of Manitoba, the Autonomous Agents Laboratory’s robotics competition team-the SnoBots-has won the kid-size division of the 2013 FIRA HuroCup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

FIRA is the oldest robotics competition in the world, and the HuroCup is one of the most challenging competitions in existence: […]

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Wii-like haptic interface and 3D medical graphics lab to open

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, News

On Monday, April 30, the University of Manitoba will open a new state-of-the-art Laboratory for Surgical Modeling, Simulation & Robotics.
The Lab was established through $220,000 funding from the Dean of Medicine’s Strategic Research Fund in 2010 to meet the ongoing and increasing need to integrate technology into clinical practice and education, with a mission to […]

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