6th ITU robotics expo to begin in Lahore tomorrow

Friday 19 May 2017 a week ago 30   Lahore   Print

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Report  Web desk : LAHORE: The Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab has finalized all arrangements to hold its mega event 6th Robotics Expo, “Machines of The Future: Robots on May 20, Saturday at Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore. This is the 6th grand event marking a Century of ROBOTS by undergrad students who had no background in robotics. In this mega event, around 13 new robots will be displayed, developed by 2nd year students of ITU under the supervision of Talha Rehmani, Robotics Lead at ITU. Some of these robots include Rekhta - The Urdu word predictor and transliterator, Ross – The Roboceptionist, Vizo, Metallica, Saliré, Valise, Ècrivain, Payam, Rahbar, Precision, Illumaphone, Santé, and persistence of Vision - The Illusionist. All these robots are built to address locally relevant problems of Pakistan. The national cricket team celebrities Inzamam-Ul-Haq, Mushtaq Ahmed, representatives from 50 leading companies, prominent educationalists and journalists will grace the occasion. The event also bridges the gap between academia and the industry. Dr. Umar Saif, Vice Chancellor of ITU and Chairman PITB will deliver the closing remarks. (01)