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i2 strives to make an impact in super regionals and onward

i2 strives to make an impact in super regionals and onward

Brendan Massoud, Web Sports Editor

March 7, 2016

A Staples-based organization is going to super regionals; however, it is not the volleyball team, the basketball team nor the soccer team. In fact, the squad, which is made up of nine individuals, competes under a set of rules officiated by the First Tech Challenge, not the FCIAC. It is i2 robotics. Pronounced as “i-squared robotics,...

New robots introduced to the library and community

New robots introduced to the library and community

Anders Hovstadius, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

This past Saturday, Westporters of all ages gathered in the McManus room of the Library to see the unveiling of Vincent and Nancy, the newly purchased robots. The Library’s Assistant Director for Innovation and User Experience, Bill Derry explained to the eager crowd, “We were in the information age ...

Meet Vincent and Nancy, Westport Library’s new robots

Meet Vincent and Nancy, Westport Library’s new robots

Renée Weisz, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

Robot Video from Renee Weisz on Vimeo.

New robots to roam the Westport library halls

New robots to roam the Westport library halls

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

October 10, 2014

They can walk, talk, dance, speak 19 languages, recognize faces, respond to questions, play soccer, and even do tai chi—but Nancy and Vincent aren’t a typical dynamic duo. In fact, they are The Westport Library’s newest addition of humanoid robots. “[Humanoid robotics is] a technology that seems to be the next ste...

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