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.
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"
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)
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)