High Performance Humanoid Technologies (H²T)

High Performance Humanoid Technologies (H²T)

Welcome to H²T

The Chair of High Performance Humanoid Technologies (H²T) at the Institute of Anthropomatics and Robotics researches and develops humanoid robot technologies and systems that perform versatile tasks in the real world in interaction with humans.  The research focuses on the mechano-informatics of humanoid robots, visual and haptic grasping and mobile manipulation, learning from human observation, modeling and analysis of human movements, active vision and haptic touch, as well as software and hardware architectures and system integration.

The H²T is headed by Professor Tamim Asfour, who has led the Humanoid Robot Research Group at the Humanoids and Intelligence Systems Lab (HIS) since 2003 and has been developing the ARMAR family of humanoid robots since 1998.

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Armar-3 emptying the dishwasher
Staying young in old age with assistance robots
15.10.2020

The KIT, funded by the Carl-Zeiss Foundation, is researching a new generation of personalized humanoid robots. These helpers are to take over everyday household tasks in order to ensure the independence of elderly people. In addition, exoscellets are being developed that support the personal mobility of senior citizens and enable a targeted training of their motor and cognitive abilities.

For further information, please refer to the public press release of KIT and to the other projects supported by the Carl-Zeiss Foundation.

Dr. Klein at H2T
Visit Dr. Klein
08.10.2020

On October 8, 2020, Dr. Klein from the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economics, Labor and Housing visited the Chair of High Performance Humanoid Technologies (H²T). Together with Dr. Stefan Suwelack, Managing Director of Renumics GmbH, the progress of the joint MeshAI project was discussed, which investigates the automatic processing of CAD models using machine learning methods.

Science Camp Robotik Online
Science Camp Robotik Online
09.09.2020

In the Science Camp Robotics, interested students learn how to program and control a robot themselves. Due to current restrictions, this year's Science Camp had to take place online. More information is available on Twitter and from the ZML.

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Minister Kristina Sinemus and State Secretary Katrin Schütz at H2T
10.08.2020

On August 10, 2020 the Hessian Minister for Digital Strategy and Development Prof. Dr. Kristina Sinemus and Katrin Schütz, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Württemberg, visited the Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics. They gained insights into the current state of research in Artificial Intelligence using the examples of humanoid assistive and collaborative robotics, intuitive human-robot interaction, personalized hand prostheses and augmented exoskeletons.

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