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Local team gets eliminated from robot challenge

...tubes on a rack-like structure. Teams could score bonus points by lifting other robots off the ground with ramps. Dean Kamen founded FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, in 1989 as a way to excite young people about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/15/met_124723.shtml
Metro
Students' machines go head to head at championship

...the annual contest sponsored by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, a foundation established by Dean Kamen, the inventor of the Segway two-wheeled, upright scooter and several pieces of medical equipment. "We learn more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/14/met_124629.shtml
Metro
Science comes to life

...County students' robot, Odin, ranked 54th in their division, which included 86 teams. When inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen, who came up with the Segway personal driving device, founded the FIRST group in 1989, he was trying to encourage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/30/met_79533.shtml
Metro | Aiken High School
Building interest in science, a brick at a time

...recent stop at RPI. "The goal is to create in the culture passion among kids to do something," said FIRST founder Dean Kamen, best known for inventing the scooter-like Segway. "I think the trouble is our culture does create a passion for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/07/liv_40484.shtml
Life & style
Teenage engineers earn accolades

...many friends did you make?" He predicted many of the students would be submitting their own patent applications soon. Dean Kamen, the founder of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, won his first patent at age 17 and received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/24/met_451218.shtml
Metro | Aiken High School
Robotics event lures teens into science

...are sponsored by FIRST - For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. It was spawned 11 years ago by Dean Kamen, the inventor of the Segway two-wheeled scooter and many medical devices. When he rolled through the pit area Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/18/met_412582.shtml
Metro | Aiken High School
Teams gather for robot competition

...Robotics Competition is sponsored by FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, which inventor Dean Kamen said he founded as a way to promote careers that society often overlooks. Mr. Kamen, who holds more than 150 patents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/16/met_412369.shtml
Metro
Segway's price, low demand keep its use in area limited

...that device," he said. "I think finding that niche is going to be the key." SEGWAY FACTS Invented by entrepreneur Dean Kamen Has two wheels and moves forward or backward in response to body movements There are two models, costing $3,995 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/11/met_400638.shtml
Metro
Pentagon explores turning scooters into robots

...on the battlefield, transporting injured soldiers to safety, or following humans around while hauling their gear. Dean Kamen, the Segway's inventor, told The Associated Press he had no qualms about enlisting his brainchild into the military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/02/liv_387589.shtml
Life & style
Aiken school puts team in robot battle

...year for most of the teams competing in the Atlanta suburb, though the national contest is in its 14th year. Inventor Dean Kamen dreamed it up as a way to spark students' interest in science and technology. Mr. Kamen is the inventor of the Segway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/29/met_474667.shtml
Metro | Aiken High School | Savannah River Site