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ICSR 2014: Best Poster Award

The results of a cooperation between H²T and the Takanishi Laboratory, Waseda University (Japan) have been awarded with a best paper award on the "International Conference on Social Robotics": "A Novel Culture-Dependent Gesture Selection System for a Humanoid Performing Greeting Interaction", G. Trovato, M. Do, M. Kuramochi, M. Zecca, Ö. Terlemez, T. Asfour, A. Takanishi.

ARMAR-IIIa at the Bernstein Conference in Göttingen

On the September 4th, 2014, ARMAR-IIIa has been shown in the context of the Bernstein Conference. In the venerable Paulinerkirche in Göttingen the robot has been demonstrated to attendants of the conference as well as for citizens of Göttingen.

Article in Göttinger Tageblatt (in German)
Master Motor Map (MMM) framework published under free license

The Master Motor Map (MMM) framework developed at H²T has been released under a free license (GNU GPLv3). (More information)

"School day" at the Institute for Anthropomatic and Robotics

On 25. July 2014, pupils hat the opportunity to get a glimpse of the work of the researchers at the Institute for Anthropomatik and Robotics (more information) 

MMVR: Best Poster Award

The results of a cooperation between H²T, HIS and IPEK have been awarded with a best poster award on the conference "Medicine Meets Virtual Reality": "Towards open-source, low-cost haptics for surgery simulation", S. Suwelack, C. Sander, J. Schill, M. Serf, M. Danz, T. Asfour, W. Burger, R. Dillmann, S. Speidel [PDF]

Uni fuer Einsteiger - ARMAR-IIIb
Großer Andrang bei Uni für Einsteiger

 Bei der Uni für Einsteiger am gestrigen Mittwoch herrschte großer Andrang um unsere Roboterdemos zu sehen. Ein paar Eindrücke sind über den nachfolgenden Link erreichbar.

Lego-Mindstorms-Praktikum Abschlussvideo

Auch dieses Wintersemester hat das Lego-Mindstorms-Praktikum wieder erfolgreich stattgefunden. Hier der Link zum Video des abschließenden Wettstreits der Roboter:

ARMAR-III in Zurich @ Robots-On-Tour


ARMAR-III will present his capabilities at the Robots-On-Tour exhibition in Zurich on March 8.th/9.th.


Robots in reality and fiction

Drawing youth peoples' interest for MINT fields using emotional stories.

More information (German)
Humanoids 2012: Award for Best Paper Nomination Finalist

Johannes Ernest has been awarded as a finalist for the best paper award on the 2012 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots: "Encoding of Periodic and the related Transient Motions of a Robot using a single DMP", J. Ernesti, L. Righetti, M. Do, T. Asfour and S. Schaal  

University without language barriers

On June 11th, 2012 Interactive Systems Labs will present the First Simultaneous Translation Service by Computer.