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Young Greek Tech Whiz, Robot Creator Launches Start-Up

At 22, Greek Dimitris Chatzis built his own robot for less than $600, produced his own 3D printer and designed a computer tower that is an eco-friendly do-it-yourself kit.

New Automated Tractors May Save Agriculture in Time of Labor Shortages

John Deere's new automated tractors, which are controlled remotely, will further revolutionize agriculture by removing the human element at a time when the labor supply is dwindling. Officials from the American agricultural giant said on Tuesday that their company will...

Greek Students Triumph in World Robotics Olympiad

The Greek national Robotics team recently won three medals in the Robotics Olympiad, held between June and September. The "First Global Challenge Team Greece" won one gold, one silver and one bronze medals. The Robotics Olympiad First Global Challenge called "Discover...

Elon Musk Unveils ‘Tesla Bot’ Humanoid Robot

Elon Musk unveiled his creation called the "Tesla Bot," a humanoid robot that uses vehicle artificial intelligence to perform ordinary household chores at Tesla's AI Day presentation on Thursday. No functioning mockup of the robot has yet been made, however,...

Greece Wins Gold at Robotics Olympiad for Youngsters

Greece won gold at the International Robot Olympiad for youngsters which took place digitally earlier this month. Irida Aggelopoulou, Vasiliki Iliadi, Christos Rentzis, and Alkiviadis Kotsikopoulos from the PlaisioBots team won the top prize by creating a "smart" white cane for...

World's Largest Robotics Festival to Be Held in Athens in April 2020

Europe's largest festival and competition revolving around robotics, called the Robotex Festival, will be held in Athens on April 4-5, 2020, at Athens' Serafeio Conference Center, it was recently announced. The robotics event is widely believed to be the...

Greek Students Triumph at Robot Olympiad

A delegation of Greek students and teachers, comprised of ten teams, competed recently at the 2019 World Robot Olympiad (WRO), held in Gyor, Hungary, from November 8-10. And they didn't come home empty-handed. They returned to Greece last week with...

10 Greek Roma Children to be Awarded in the US

Until a few years ago Roma children in Dendropotamos of Thessaloniki, Greece did not go to school. They were condemned to live in poverty inside the confines of a ghetto, where they often resorted to illegal acts. Today, however,...

Greek Students Get First Prize at International Design Competition in Germany

The Greek team of the Technical Institute of Serres won first prize in the design competition as part of an international robotics competition which took place in Germany recently. Vice-president of the Technical Institute, Anastasios Moysiades, told the Newsit website...