#SDCC Robot Rendezvous: Baxter will be pouring

by Steve Broback on July 22, 2014

If you are headed to San Diego Comic-Con we hope you can join us for our Saturday robot panel and reception sponsored by our friends at Sphero. .

As we’ve described elsewhere, we have partnered with Rethink Robotics who will be bringing a Baxter unit to pour beer at the reception. The folks who make Baxter prepped our unit for the task and sent this preview video.

If you want an invite, please enter your name here.

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2014 “Robot Rendezvous” Party at #SDCC

by Steve Broback on July 18, 2014

Want to come to the party? Register here.

The Tweet House is returning to San Diego Comic-Con 2014, and as usual will be hosting one of the most innovative parties at the expo. In addition, we are proud to announce that in the tradition of our gatherings at CES and various film festivals, we will be offering up official panels on several of the main stages.

Our Robotics Session:


This year we will be hosting two sessions in the main expo hall, including one titled “Pop Culture and the Robot Reality” on Saturday July 26, which will feature Brent Spiner (known as the beloved android Commander Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation)Brian David Johnson (Resident futurist at Intel), Jennifer Barry (Senior Robotics Engineer at Rethink Robotics), Marty Linn (Principal Engineer of Robotics at General Motors), Jason Crusan (Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division at NASA), and Ross Ingram (Community Manager for Sphero).

Our Robot “After” Party 5pm to 7pm:


Please join several of our panelists, 150 of your fellow robot enthusiasts, and some examples of the best in commercial and space-based robotics at our Comic-Con “Robot Rendezvous.”

Baxter the Robot will be Pouring w00tstout:

Our Robot Rendezvous will be the only party at #SDCC featuring Baxter, an autonomous humanoid robot who will be pouring w00tstout for our guests. w00tstout is a massive yet seductive imperial stout brewed with wheat, flaked rye, pecans and stoneground chocolate, then partially aged in Kentucky Bourbon barrels.

Details:


Location: Stone Brewing Tap Room, 795 J Street in San Diego.
Date and Time: Saturday, July 26, 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

How to Attend:


We will be opening up registration very soon. Please fill out this very short form and we will notify you of how to get tickets when they become available.

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