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b-it Partners excel at RoboCup World Championship 2016

This year, the RoboCup World Championships were held in Leipzig, Germany, June 30-July 4, 2016. All three b-it partner departments in Bonn, Aachen, and Sankt Augustin reached the winner's podium with two first places and one second place, making b-it the most successful group within this worldwide largest competition with over 3.000 participants in 17 categories.

The NimbRo team from the Autonomous Systems group ((Prof. Sven Behnke) of Bonn University won the title in the Teen Size Humanoid robot soccer league. They scored 29:0 in their five games!

The RoboCup Logistics League was won for the third time -- second in a row -- by the Carologistics team led by Prof. Gerhard Lakemeyer from RWTH Aachen's Informatik 5 Chair (Prof. Matthias Jarke).

The b-it bots team of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences achieved second place in the RoboCup@Work league.

Over 35.000 spectators joined the event which was coordinated by b-it Professor Gerhard Kraetschmer (Bonn-Rhein Sieg University of Applied Science) as RoboCup 2016 General Chair. Full details about RoboCup 2016 can be found under www.robocup2016.org.

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