CNR 2014: Competitions: Tour the Stairs: The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Tour 2014: Motivation
The Grand Tours of Cycling collects every year many people next to the roads the riders are passing. They're looking forward to the drama and to watch some of the big stars of cycling, when they at the same time is having fun after been waiting for hours.
In a similar way Tour the Stairs: The LEGO MINDSTORMS
Tour is seeking to be able to create some of the same kind
of public behaviour when the robots are on "the roads" like in a
big shopping mall or concept store, so the consumers can be
entertained in a fun way when they're out shopping. To make
Tour the Stairs succesfull in this context it is
therefore necesary to have a focus on Human Robot Interaction (HRI)
and which kinds of parameters that creates a good drama in a
Tour the Stairs: The LEGO MINDSTORMS Tour is also thought to inspire teachers at the schools who would like to visualize maths, physics, biology, geography, history and culture for their pupils / students by integrating different kind of tasks which is inspired by various elements of the Grand Tours of Cycling.
[image source: LEGO Group]
[source: Vive Les Robots!]
Tour the Stairs: The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Tour 2014:
"That's one small step for a LEGO MINDSTORMS robot, one giant leap for robokind."
Tour the Stairs 2014: The LEGO®
The 26-27 November the first edition of Tour the Stairs 2014: The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Tour will take place during the Cafe Neu Romance festival (26-29 November 2014) at Galerie NTK.