Embedded World 2013: the show where Robots ruled the grounds

Document created by Flavio Stiffan Employee on Mar 4, 2013
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The Embedded World 2013 trade show was held last week (26-28 Feb) in Nuremberg. The exhibition attracted over 22,500 visitors (1.3% increase over 2012) of which 29% are from outside Germany.

 

This year, for the 2nd time, Freescale presented its University Programs presentation in addition to its large demo booth in Hall 4A. The University Programs area is dedicated in linking the industry with the universities we partner with, showing demos and achievements from students related to today's Freescale technologies.

 

This year we featured the following demonstrations:

  • ROS (Robot Operating System) communication to a robotic arm and sensor array system featuring distributed computing system based on iMX535 platform from the University of Applied Sciences Georg-Simon-Ohm in Nuremberg
  • Tennis game demonstration as teaching programming tool using the Kinetis K60 Tower system from the University of Applied Sciences of Munich
  • IP Camera stabilisation system for drone system using MPC5604B Track Board from the University of Applied Sciences of Ingolstadt
  • eCARus 2.0 2-seater electric buggy featuring i.MX and 16-bit automotive S12 technologies from the Technical University of Munich
  • Rescue Robot for remote assistance in disaster areas using i.MX and 16-bit automotive S12 technologies from the Technical University of Ostrava
  • FSLBOT mini robot demonstration running on ColdFire from the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut
  • FSLBOT and other student robot projects running on Kinetis K60 Tower systems from the University of Applied Sciences in Deggendorf

 

Here are a few pictures showing robots roaming the grounds and attracting the attention of several visitors.

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http://www.radio-electronics.com/articles/processing-embedded/embedded-world-2013-the-inside-74

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