BHUTANESE RO­BOT ‘DRUK-BOT’ RANKED 17TH

Business Bhutan - - Nation -

The Bhutanese ro­bot named Druk-Bot has been ranked 17th out of 161 par­tic­i­pat­ing coun­tries at the re­cently held First Global Ro­bot­ics com­pe­ti­tion in Mex­ico.

The ro­bot rep­re­sent­ing Bhutan lost in the quar­ter­fi­nals at the com­pe­ti­tion. The ro­bot, which re­sem­bles a dragon, was de­vel­oped by three Bhutanese youth at the FabLab Bhutan. It took three months for the de­sign­ers to de­velop the ro­bot.

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