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Robotex 2016 – how total failure comes to a very useful lesson

„Comparing our results with previous successful year, we have a lot o learn about,“ summarizes Uptime CTO Raimo Seero, what happened at Robotex 2016. „Our supported teams had not reached to top first three places (the best place was 6th), but nevertheless we have a very good feeling,“ is Raimo fulfilled. „We got some very good lessons.“

NATO CCD COE Contributed to NATO’s Cyber Coalition Exercise

The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence provided technical and legal storylines focusing on the internet of things and international law applicable to cyber space to NATO’s Cyber Coalition 2016 exercise.

The Centre’s contribution addressed the fundamental issues of digital forensics and attribution.

A record-breaking number of teams have signed up for Robotex

1132 teams have signed up for Robotex this year. It is more than the previous Guinness record of 1075 teams at the VEX Worlds robot competition that took place in the United States in April 2016.

Robotex, the biggest robotics competition in Europe from last year, is aiming to be the largest in the world next year, in connection to the 100 th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.

Meet Koda - a concrete house You can have in 7 hours

Group of Estonian designers and engineers constructed simple house, what uses solar energy and can move with You.

Small house is built ecologically. Air in a KODA house is cleaned and keeps right level of humidity. Vacuum-insulated concrete walls keep warmth and stop noise, with solar panels on the roof You can be almost energy independent. Usually KODA returns more power to the grid than it uses. Features like these mean that little or no energy is wasted:

AEG Power Solutions Launches its Hybrid Energy Storage Solution, Cutting Down Costs of Energy Storage Systems

The new platform is a unique system combining battery energy storage with Power-to-Heat technology. Solution targets the primary control reserve power reducing capital expenditure by 30 % and possibly more, depending on installation.

AEG Power Solutions has developed a Hybrid Energy Storage System which combines standard battery storage with power-to-heat technology to reduce the total cost of energy storage operation.

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