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A Harmonic Drive and Kinova Robotics demo at the 2018 MassRobotics Robot Block Party. | Credit: MassRobotics MassRobotics ‘ 3rd Annual Robot Block Party takes place in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District on Sunday, October 20, 2019. The event celebrates Massachusetts STEM Week and is designed for families, professionals and students to check out the awesome robots and experience the latest in the robotics industry. The Robot Block Party is a free event and open to the public from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at 11 Drydock Avenue, Boston, Mass. (Design Center stop on the Silver Line). Along with dozens of robots, there will be music, food trucks and special guests. “The Block Party provides the opportunity to experience the best that the Massachusetts robotics community has to offer,” said Carolyn Kirk, executive director of the MassTech Collaborative, a public economic development agency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. “We’re pleased to sponsor this event as part of Massachusetts STEM Week 2019, a statewide celebration aimed at encouraging children across the Commonwealth to get involved in tech-focused careers. The Block Party is a perfect way for Massachusetts residents to meet the cutting-edge robotics firms in our state and to see the innovators that make this technology possible.” Expanding upon popular activities from the last two years, including robot demonstrations, presentations from area robotics companies and universities, hands-on interactions with robots, games and more – 2019 will be even bigger. Attendees will have the opportunity to: Check out personal home robots, from companion to cleaning and weeding robots “Design your own robot” using software design tools, making the process of creating robots accessible to beginners and experts alike Experience the latest wave of drones, from consumer to surveillance to agricultural Get up close to an autonomous vehicle, and maybe even ride in […]
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