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IEEE Spectrum Video Friday - WALK-MAN

The IEEE Spectrum Blog's Video Friday section features our scientific contributions to the WALK-MAN EU project.
In this context, a remote controlled robot is able to remove debris from a cluttered scene.
Actions are selected through a graphical interface and then executed on the WALK-MAN humanoid platform.
Finally, the robot is able to achieve his final task, turning a valve.

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Artificial Intelligence
Article in "Süddeutsche Zeitung" - Series: Artificial Intelligence

On February 25, 2016 the newspaper "Süddeutsche Zeitung" published an article in its category "Artificial Intelligence" about the teaching kitchen at the Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics entitled "Armar-IIIa bringt ein Glas Saft".

Article in "Süddeutsche Zeitung"
 
SWR1
SWR1 Leute Baden-Württemberg

On December 16, 2015 Prof. Tamim Asfour was guest at the radio station SWR1 in the program "SWR1 Leute Baden-Württemberg".  The corresponding german audio recording can be retrieved here.

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Made in Südwest
Documentary "Made in Südwest" - Smart machines and robotic research at KIT in Karlsruhe

On March 4, 2015, as part of the celebrations for the 300th anniversary of the city of Karlsruhe, the SWR German television channel released a documentary film about the research done at the Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics. Check out the video (in German) following the link.(show movie)

 
ARMAR-IIIa
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)
ARMAR-III Affordance Validation
IEEE Spectrum Video Friday

The IEEE Spectrum robotics blog mentioned our video about affordance validation. In this approach, Armar-III uses affordances to escape from a cluttered environment.

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Interview mit Prof. Tamim Asfour
Audi - Vorsprung durch Technik

Audi interviewed Prof. Tamim Asfour at their "Audi.torium". You can find the published interview (in German) following the link below.

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Beim Audi.torium
Audi - Vorsprung durch Technik

Technologies of today for tomorrow's mobility. Innovative ideas and views in a future that has already begun. Topic: Future of Robotics

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