Today we are talking to John Remar, the Executive Vice President and Referee at BattleBots. And we discuss how BattleBots has grown from humble beginnings to television sensation, the impact BattleBots has on introducing technology to the next generation and the future of robotics.
All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!
As a BattleBots referee I am responsible for presiding over the game from a neutral point of view and making on-the-fly decisions that enforce the rules of the sport, including, Incapacitation, knockout, sportsmanship and safety.
A BattleBots Tournament celebrates the sport of robotic combat through a contest of battling machines.
Teams design, build and control combat robots to demonstrate their creativity, engineering skills, strategy, and driving ability. My primary job function is to watch the match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and assist in arbitrating on matters arising from the play.
World famous Television show and live event featuring custom built, remote controlled robots beating the crap out of each other. BattleBots showcases ingenuity, resourcefulness, education and no holds barred excitement. The Box is locked, the lights are on, it’s robot fighting time!