Regina con la spada laser - Queen with the laser sward is the robot designed and engineered by a team of Mechatronics of the University of Trento. They won the international team competition of robotics Maker Open, which finished on Sunday, 21 June, in Shenzhen in China.
The members of the winning team are: Mirko Brentari and Matteo Pacher (Master’s Degree in Mechatronics Engineering), Roberto Mendicino (PhD student in Computer science and Telecommunication) and Matteo Ragni (PhD student in Materials, Mechatronics and System Engineering).
The team’s coordinator is Paolo Bosetti, Professor of Industrial Automation and Design of Mechatronic Systems of the University of Trento.
The team was the only Italian representative, had 48 hours to develop its own robotic system, according to the competition topic, i.e. Games.
50% of the score was awarded by the Jury, 30% by the attending public and 20% by Facebook.
“We are proud of our product, of its technology high-level, complexity and the excellent ideas which we have been able to develop, also taking into account the limited time available for the competition”.
Further information is available on the team’s blog: http://unitnmakers.tumblr.com