Posted on: June 15, 2006
"At the year 2050, we'd like to have soccer champions or humanoid robots that are able to play against the human world champion - outside, on the field, by whatever weather will be there. If it's raining, it's raining. Now this is a long way to go, but if you see in the last 10 years what has happened in the last 10 years and you see what's coming up with technology I would say that it's not impossible." Teams from around the world gather on the football pitch in Germany to battle it out in the Robocup 2006, a soccer match between artificially intelligent robots.
Ubbo Visser, Robocup 2006 organiser
Provided by Reuters.