WER 2016 world champion kicked off in Shanghai
2016-11-21 21:05:34

WER世锦赛申城开赛 全球5000余名青少年同场比拼机器人

  东方网记者姜文然11月21日报道:日前,2016世界教育机器人大赛(WER)世界锦标赛在上海拉开帷幕。

  Shanghai, November 21- WER (World Educational Robot) 2016 world championship kicked off last weekends.

  现场,来自全球30多个国家的5000多名教育机器人高手汇聚一堂,在积木机器人赛、类人机器人赛、飞行机器人赛等项目上进行激烈角逐。

  More than 5,000 educational robot masters from over 30 countries and regions gathered in Shanghai to fiercely compete with each other.

  WER由世界教育机器人学会(Federation of World Educational Robot)发起并主办,是一项针对6-18岁青少年的国际性机器人比赛。

  Initiated and organized by Federation of World Educational Robot, WER is an international robot contest for teenagers aged around 6~18.

  据了解,本届赛事共有来自美国、加拿大、墨西哥、印度等多个国家的队伍参与其中,约300余名外国青少年参赛,最小年纪的选手只有10岁。

  Foreign teams are coming from the US, Canada, Mexico, India and other countries and regions, involving a total of 300 or so foreign teenagers’ participation. The minimum age of players is only 10 years old.

  作为全球奖金额最高的青少年机器人比赛,WER每年全球总奖金额超过200,000美金,获奖者除了获得高额奖金之外,其在比赛中的优异表现甚至是著名大学直接录取或作为录取的重要依据。

  As one of the world’s biggest teenager robot competition, WER’s global total prize per year surpasses $200,000. Winners’ excellent performance will even become important basis for admission to famous universities.

  WER主席Jake Mendelssohn强调WER最大的价值还是教育价值,WER旨在在快乐中培养青少年的科技素养及团队协作精神,训练青少年的成功能力(分析能力、创新能力、实践能力),为世界培养和选拔技术天才。

  WER’s president Jake Mendelssohn noted that the contest’s biggest value is education value, which is aim at cultivating teenager’s science and technology literacy, team cooperation spirit and success ability, training and selecting the world’s technical geniuses.

(来源:东方网)

(作者:姜文然)