Robotics researchers inspired by the navigation skills of ants
By imitating ants’ behaviour, robots could become less expensive but also more reliable in their navigation, as shown in the doctoral thesis by robotics researcher Ali Abdul Khaliq.
SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units
A robot that can both see and navigate in smoke-filled areas, as well as discover gas leaks and plot maps of areas it has been in – this is the result of the EU-funded research project SmokeBot, led by Örebro researcher Achim Lilienthal.
Collaboration with Aston University can strengthen AI research
Many new ideas about collaboration took shape when researchers from Aston University in Birmingham visited Örebro University. “We can complement each other in a good way,” says Kaiming Zhou, researcher at Aston.
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.