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Experience the Future of Health in Medical Sim City

There are so many things to see and do at Otronicon, and one of the experiences you definitely won’t want to miss is Medical Simulation City, presented by Florida Hospital for Children. This area on Level 3 gives the public hands-on access to cutting-edge medical technology that is used to train doctors and save lives. […]

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The Power of Coding: Q&A with Kyle Steele

Kyle Steele was inspired to learn about coding after seeing Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report in 2004. He wondered: How could you make those interactive billboards featured in the film work? After spending several years in classrooms across Orange County Public Schools and the District of Columbia Parks and Recreation introducing elementary students to coding, he […]

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Keynote Speaker HP Newquist on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Can Machines Think? (And Do They Want To Take Your Job And Make You Their Slave?) Saturday, Jan. 13, 9:00 & 10:00 p.m. during Science Night Live Guest presentations at Otronicon are a great way to learn from industry experts in an engaging, easy-to-process setting. This year’s keynote speaker is HP Newquist, who will present […]

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Competitions: They’re More Than Just a Game

For one Kissimmee teen, a love for gaming has turned into much more than just a hobby or passing interest. It became a way to earn some extra cash, and since then has even inspired a potential future career in technology. Connor Rose’s father introduced him to video games when he was growing up. Rose […]

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Otronicon: Know Before You Go

If you’re planning to check out Otronicon, read on to maximize your visit. There is a lot of information below, but we really think you’ll find these hints helpful so please take a moment to review them to ensure you have a fantastic Otronicon experience. Be prepared for check-in Otronicon can be treated like any […]

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Drones in the Real World

The origin of drones isn’t necessarily what many people think. Even as far back as World War II, unmanned aerial vehicles were used as an eye-in-the-sky form of surveillance. In more recent times, the military has been using drones as armed aircrafts in contemporary missions. But in civilian life, drones have become popular for many […]

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STEAM Education

Orlando Science Center showcases the importance of STEAM at Otronicon. You might have heard the term STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), and STEAM is all of those fields with the integration of the Arts. The vitality of STEAM is becoming more widely known at institutions, educational facilities, and corporations. The knowledge, skills and practices that students […]

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UCF Game Jam Contest – Jam with Cozmo

Presented by:         Do you love game design or robotics? Have you ever wanted to program a robot using artificial intelligence? The Orlando Science Center is looking for Orlando’s most creative game designers and film makers to come together and show how art and technology meld together to create innovative interactive experiences. […]

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Science Night Live Featuring Otronicon!

A special evening reserved for adults only to enjoy Otronicon after hours! Saturday, January 19 from 8:00 – 11:30 p.m. Tickets for Science Night Live featuring Otronicon will go on sale later this fall. Follow Otronicon and Orlando Science Center on Facebook for updates. Looking for a unique date night experience? Check out Science Night […]

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Volunteering at Otronicon: How You Can Make a Difference

Otronicon allows people from all walks of life to see the new and exciting things industries are doing or making now, inspires people to create and experiment with technology, and kindles new passions. With the large variety of industries, such as medical, military and gaming, which come out to exhibit, volunteers are essential to ensuring […]

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