Tic-Tac-Toe: Wandelbots makes robot unbeatable with its own app
From May 30 to June 2, Wandelbots will present itself at the Hannover Messe. As part of the special presentation “Start – Move – Follow” by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Dresden-based robotics software company is launching a robot app against which trade fair visitors can play the game “Tic-Tac-Toe”, also known as “noughts and crosses”. The crux: the software makes the robot unbeatable.
Hanover/Dresden, May 23, 2022 – This year, more than 2,500 companies will present their technological innovations at the international industrial trade fair alongside Wandelbots. “Our exhibit shows in a playful way that Wandelbots technology can be used to realize a variety of robot applications – both simple robot-human games and, in particular, industrial applications, for example for welding, gluing, in material processing or in the areas of inspection and quality assurance”, says Christian Piechnick, CEO and co-founder of Wandelbots.
Trade fair visitors against robots
At the Wandelbots booth (Hall 2, Booth C34), visitors can compete against the robot. They start the game by drawing a three-by-three grid on a blank postcard and making the first move. The robot reacts to this and makes the next move. However, the outcome of the game is clear from the start: the robot is invincible.
Wandelbots CEO Christian Piechnick can be found alongside Maria Piechnick, co-founder and Vice President Business Accelerator, at the Wandelbots booth (Hall 2, Booth C34) at Hannover Messe on May 30 and 31, 2022.
Panel “Female Founders” with Wandelbots co-founder Maria Piechnick
Alongside State Secretary Franziska Brantner, Maria Piechnick is part of the “Female Founders” panel organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The discussion forum will take place on May 31, at 10:30 a.m. on the Ministry’s stage (Hall 2, Booth C34). Topics include work-life balance, new work and diversity in teams.
Wandelbots believes the world will change for good if people focus on their creativity and give monotonous work to robots. It claims, ‘Robots for the people’. The company’s mission is to empower everybody to work with robots. It offers the easiest-to-use robot programming solution, ‘Wandelbots Teaching’, and the unified Wandelbots Developer Platform. Robots from Universal Robots & Yaskawa at customers like BMW, Bayer, VW, Fraunhofer, Schaeffler, Rotop and Vitesco run on Wandelbots. The company has partnered with leading OT system integrators in Europe such as Gibas, Alumotion, Heidenbluth and Sojka. 2017 founded, Wandelbots today employs more than 140 people from 17 countries. Its headquarters are in Dresden, Germany. The company is funded with more than $123 Mio. by investors like Insight Partners, Microsoft, Next47 and 83North.
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