Category Archives: Videos

  • Cooperative Human Robot Interaction

    Posted on August 29, 2013 by admin in Videos.

    An important vision of research in robotics and artificial intelligence is the development of robot assistants that can support humans in physically demanding tasks. A robot assistant can hand over a distant tool or help in lifting a heavy object. However, close-contact human-robot cooperation of this kind requires significant sensing capabilities in order to ensure […]

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  • Kinesthetic Bootstrapping

    Posted on June 12, 2012 by vogt3 in Videos.

    Humans and many animals assisting there offsprings by physical interaction until they learn to fullfill a new behavior by themselve. Kinesthetic Bootstrapping implements this natural learning technique for robots. The results of this research was presented at the SIMPAR conference 2008 and the KI conference 2009.  

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  • Advanced Kinect Controller for Humanoid Robots

    Posted on June 12, 2012 by vogt3 in Videos.

    The development of new gaming input devices as Microsoft Kinect sensor bar can be used for several scientific topics. For instance we are using the Kinect technology as a low cost motion capture device. The captured motions are mapped and transmitted to a robots body. In our case we are using Aldebarans Nao robot which […]

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  • Nao Chat About

    Posted on June 12, 2012 by vogt3 in Videos.

    The developers of the Nao robot invited us to talk about our research. The talk mainly focuses on imitation learning and the overall topic involving our Nao robots.

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  • iPad Nao Remote Control

    Posted on June 12, 2012 by vogt3 in Videos.

    We developed an iPad based remote controller for the Nao robot, which was presented on the CeBIT 2012. The orientation sensor of the iPad is used to control the direction of Naos walking skill and its viewing direction. Some predefined behaviors as dancing or talking can be executed through several buttons. Furthermore, the iPad GUI […]

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