Last week, Stanford hosted a gigantic Robot Block Party as part of U.S. National Robotics Week. The Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab opened its doors to a huge number of robots, and an even huger number of people who love robots. We were there to check it out, and yes, that is a giant inflatable Keepon, because GIANT INFLATABLE KEEPON.
Last year, we covered the Robot Block Party with a nice big gallery, but this year, we've got a pile of highlights for you on video:
People and companies mentioned in the video include:
Extra special super duper thanks to Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics, and the Stanford Robotics Club for putting on a tremendous event.
Evan Ackerman is a senior editor at IEEE Spectrum. Since 2007, he has written over 6,000 articles on robotics and technology. He has a degree in Martian geology and is excellent at playing bagpipes.