At an event in London’s Canary Wharf, The Antistat Sponsored BLOODHOUND Project revealed the world’s fastest and most advanced racing car: BLOODHOUND SSC. The product of eight years of research, design and manufacturing, involving over 350 companies and universities, the car is the centre-piece of a free exhibition, booked out within days of being announced, with 8000 people coming to see the Land Speed Racer. The facts: Four and a half football pitches in 1 second 150 metres in the blink [...]
On Wednesday 15th of July, Holbrook Primary School will play host to Europe. From Italy and Germany, two robotics teams will be visiting the school for a robot dance-off. Holbrook’s RoboClub, the DigiMinds which is sponsored by the Ant Group, are the reigning UK champions in the dance league of RoboCup, the worlds largest Robotics Competition. As the DigiMinds could not afford the trip to China to take part in the World Finals this Summer, they invited other European [...]
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Holbrook Primary School’s RoboClub the ‘DigiMinds’ who were sponsored by Antistat during the RoboCup 2014 in Brazil, went to the RoboCup National Finals in Warwickshire recently to compete in the RoboDance league. RoboDance is a competition where children and robotics dance together on stage. The children had to create, program and decorate robots around a theme, then created a performance routine. Inspired by the visit of ‘The Globe’ and the ‘MSC Oscar’, they chose Felixstowe Docks as the theme. This was [...]
Multi award winning technology company Antistat, Europes largest supplier of ESD, Production & Cleanroom consumables are proud to announce our product sponsorship of the Bloodhound Project; a British made 1,000mph supersonic car. Antistat supplied The Bloodhound Project with specialist flooring technology and advice, during the crucial hybrid rocket system build stage. With over 28 years of experience in supplying the world’s leading manufacturers of Electronics, Automotive, Defence and Medical around the globe, Antistat were the obvious choice and will now [...]
8 children from Ant Group sponsored Holbrook Primary School robotics club, ‘The Digiminds’, went to BTs Adastral Park in Suffolk on Friday 9th of January for a CoSpace Masterclass. They learnt new programming skills for the CoSpace program, which is used in RoboCup Junior. CoSpace is a rescue simulation used by young people. It is a simulation designed to teach young people how to program a robot to rescue people from a disaster environment. The children learnt how to write [...]
During the last year, the Antistat team were busy raising money for St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich. With the challenge now over, money counted and cakes eaten, the team managed to raise a grand total of…. [drum roll] £469.50. Well done to all those who bought tickets, cakes and offered donations.