Team Delft wins the Amazon Picking Challenge 2016We are happy and proud to announce that Team Delft has won both the Picking and the Stowing competitions in the Amazon Picking Challenge. The competition was really intense (just check the results), and we have a lot of fun at RoboCup2016 with the rest of the APC teams.
|Team Delft celebrates victory. So many people... try to find the robot!|
The pick task finals proved to be nerve wrecking. Both Team Delft and our colleagues in team PFN collected 105 points. According to the competition rules, the tie breaker would be the time to successfully complete the first pick; a ‘photo finish’! The jury maintained the nervous expectancy till the very last minute in the awards ceremony, when they announced Team Delft . NimbRo Picking ended third.
Several news and tech sites have made echo of it: