Engineers from Virginia Tech are bringing the Louis Vuitton Humanoid Cup to the U.S. for the first time.
Carnegie Mellon's bots have improved programming that might let them beat rivals at RoboCup 2010. They're able to predict where the ball will go instead of just reacting.
RoboCup's use of Wikipedia for results leave some wondering who the winners are
The battle-tested PackBot 510 will join soldiers, police, and drones to keep the World Cup safe from threats. Will these 30 bots kick a ball around too?
Fedora powers the world's best robot-playing soccer player. Could it be useful for other things, too?
Meet Jennifer. She's cute, she's from Canada, and she wants to play hockey. She may be a robot but she's aiming for the Stanley Cup.
Faster processing and better speech recognition make this humanoid robot out of France suited to work with autistic children.
With a look that seems inspired by "Short Circuit" star Number 5, RoboCup hopeful uses cost-effective Kinect sensor instead of Lidar to help find quake victims.
The RoboCup Federation, a nonprofit organization based in Japan, envisions autonomous humanoid bots that are advanced enough to pit themselves against humans.
Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.