Two teams of students of the Diploma in Vocational Studies, Youth College, took part in the “2008 China Robot Competition and the RoboCup China Open” held in Zhongshan and beat many elite teams to finally walk away with the championship and second runner-up awards. “Seagull”, the work of the champion team, made use of Digital Signal Processing techniques to control the robotic arms, which allowed more flexibility.
A group of students from the Diploma in Vocational Education (Digital Electronics Technology Stream), Youth College, participated in the “Electronics Innovation Award” jointly organised by the Department of Electronic Engineering of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers and Electronics Technology Education Association (H.K.). By virtue of creativity and perseverance, they finally won the championship in the “Creative Leisure Group” with their innovative work named the “Bluetooth Audio Player”. By simply installing the device, users can send music stored in their mobile phones or computers to their audio player through Bluetooth, and easily control the player.