Gulf Coast Robotics Sports 2 October 2009
July 11th was the second Gulf Coast Robot Sports event at the Robot MarketPlace in Bradenton, FL. Fifteen robots showed up for a chance at one of the prizes, totaling over $150.
There are numerous advances being made by the academic community in the creation of smart fabrics. For example, some MIT graduates with experience in fabrics used in space suits have designed 3D printed jackets and traditionally constructed shirts that use a special phase change technology that absorbs heat when it’s hot and releases the heat when it’s cold.