DJI has put its name to RoboMaster, an annual robotics competition for aspiring young engineers and university students.
It concluded its 2019 competition in Bao’an Stadium in Shenzhen, China and the winning team from T-DT Northeastern University, took home the gold trophy along with £58,670 (RMB 500,000) as the grand prize.
Close to 200 teams consisting of 10,000 young engineers from around the world signed up for the 2019 RoboMaster competition season, with 32 teams battling it out in the final tournament.
Sponsoring and supporting the event, DJI says it hopes the competition can inspire the next generation of robotics engineers.
The RoboMaster final competitions were aired on Twitch.tv, bringing this electrifying event online to global audiences.
More than 1.95 million online viewers tuned in from over 15 countries.
Faqi Wang, captain of the Northeaster University, said: “It has been an exciting and fruitful experience for the team in the past nine months.”
Adding: “RoboMaster gave us the opportunity to put theoretical learning into practice, play with cool technology, and create something real. To see our robots come to life and be able to compete with so many different teams is an amazing feeling.”