An Iranian robotic team from Amirkabir Robotics Center (ARC) has finished runner-up at the International Micro Air Vehicles Conference and Flight Competition (IMAV) in Aachen, Germany.
Iran’s Mehr News Agency reported that the Iranian robotic team from Amirkabir Robotics Center (ARC) managed to finish second after Germany’s AKAMAV in this year’s edition of the IMAV competitions held in Aachen. Tu Delft from the Netherlands claimed the third place at the competitions.
17 teams from Germany, the Netherlands, France, China, Singapore, Brazil, India and Iran attended the competitions. Iran participated in the IMAV 2015 with four teams in which ARC held the second place.
The Iranian team included Farzad Ahmadinejad, Masoud Heidari and Shirin Reihanian-Mashhadi.
This year‘s International Micro Air Vehicles Conference and Flight Competition (IMAV) was organized by the Institute of Flight System Dynamics of the RWTH Aachen University and the German Institute of Navigation. It took place in Aachen, Germany from September 15-18.
The IMAV is a yearly event, combining a diversified scientific conference with a technological competition involving Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs). Such a combination let research groups from all over the world share their knowledge, and urge them to focus on research, used in real life scenarios.
The 2015 competition comprised of both an outdoor and an indoor part, concentrating on surveillance, recognition, logistics, precise maneuvering in combination with endurance.