Lectures, award ceremony and banquet at the University's annual academic celebrations
Every year in February, Örebro University is staging its academic celebrations. The festivities start on the Friday with the Vice-Chancellor’s reception and academic celebration concert. The Saturday offers popular science lectures at the Conventum...
Developing artificial intelligence – by studying humans
“Research in artificial intelligence imitates the human ability to draw conclusions,” says Mehul Bhatt, who is a new professor in computer science at Örebro University, and funded by the Knowledge Foundation (KKS) and Enfo AB. He wants to ease the...
Örebro researchers develop robotics in cooperation with regional companies
Together with Alfred Nobel Science Park and companies in the region, Örebro researchers are developing a platform to test new methods of using artificial intelligence and robots in industry.
Helping robots and humans to be friends
Robots will perform the dangerous parts of the job, while human operators will make sure the work gets done properly. Robotics researchers are using virtual reality to develop ways to clean industrial machines, where the interaction between man and...
Örebro University coordinating major EU project in robotics
Robotics research at Örebro University has been awarded a strategically important research grant by the European Commission. In total, 7 million euro have been awarded the project partners to enable development of technology for autonomous robots.
Robotics researchers from all over the world visiting Örebro
On Saturday, scientists and business representatives from all over the world visited Örebro University. It was the final day of the international conference ICRA in Stockholm, and the tour showcased cutting-edge technology developed for industry purposes...
Spencer – a major success with passengers
Spencer the robot has shown that it is able to function in an airport. At the end of March, it registered passports and guided passengers through a crowded Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This was the final testing of the three-year Spencer project.
Robot to help passengers find their way at airport
The robot in the "Spencer" project has now faced the real world at the major international airport Schiphol in Amsterdam. Its mission: to help passengers find their way around the airport. Contributions from researchers at Örebro University in Sweden...
Seniors positive to robotic helpers at home
Researchers from Örebro University have looked into how robots can make it easier for elderly people to live independently. During an open house at Ängen, a research and innovation testbed apartment in Örebro, Sweden, senior citizens who had tried out...
New robot for rescue operations under development
In collaboration with German fire and rescue services, researchers at Örebro University are developing a new type of robot able to see and navigate in smoke-filled spaces. SmokeBot will prove valuable for rescue personnel, increasing safety and...