Tag Archives: Smart Cities and Robotics

SPIROCCO’s App for community-based care

As part of the H2020 GATEKEEPER, we are developing an App with the SME SPIROCCO to support community-based care. SPIROCCO is a winner of €50k funds of the 1st GK Open Call, addressing our challenge of developing a web technology to fight loneliness and strengthening of community resilience. The APP will enable citizens to request […]

Agnese presents her research on robots with common sense at the AAAI Spring Symposium

The 2022 AAAI Symposium on Machine Learning and Knowledge Engineering for Hybrid Intelligence (AAAI-MAKE) took place on March 21-23. The symposium is aimed at bringing together researchers and practitioners that are exploring the integration of Machine Learning methods with knowledge-based systems, to improve the explainability, performance and data efficiency of existing solutions.    This year, the […]

Testing the GATEKEEPER robotic intervention in KMi

As part of the GATEKEEPER project, our Gianluca is working on autonomous inspection of home environments aimed to identify and map objects of daily living and identify potential hazards. In preparation for the upcoming second review with the project officers, we set up the KMi podium for running experiments and recording a demo. The TiaGo was […]

Testing Robotic Vision through VR

As a part of the GATEKEEPER project, we are collaborating with Extend Robotics on the development of VR software for remote presence through the TiaGo robot. The first step is the reconstruction of the RGBD point cloud as a 3D video to be streamed through a VR set. In this picture is the reconstruction of […]

Watch the video from the 2021 SciRoc Challenge!

Well… what an event! A huge thank you again to all of our teams, sponsors, volunteers and members of the public for joining us to support the 2021 SciRoc Challenge, and to the city of Bologna for hosting us. Check out the video below for the full highlights from our 2021 event! Share this:

ISDS Team at Semantics 2021

Last week saw the latest edition of the Semantics series of conferences, Semantics 2021, which took place in Amsterdam, Holland. Since 2005, the Semantics conferences provide the main European forum covering both advanced academic research in semantic technologies, as well as the state of the art in the relevant industrial applications. Semantics 2021 saw a very […]

Highlights from SciRoc 2021

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The Winners of SciRoc 2021 Are Announced!

SciRoc 2021 took place at the historic Palazzo Re Enzo, from Monday 6th – Friday 10th September 2021. 13 international teams joined the competition. Given the restrictions and uncertainty around COVID-19, for 2021 we introduced remote participation options for teams who were unable to travel. We were thrilled to have 7 teams join us in […]

ISDS win at the SciRoc 2021 challenge

Last week, from the 6th to the 10th of September, the 2nd International Smart Cities and Robotics Challenge (SciRoc) was held in Bologna  (Italy) in the historic location of Palazzo Re Enzo. As a part of the European Robotics League (ERL), the event was aimed at showcasing the integration of robots in smart urban environments […]

SciRoc arrives in Bologna

SciRoc has officially arrived in Bologna! The competition will take place at Palazzo Re Enzo, in the main square and heart of Bologna. We are busy preparing the venue for our teams and audience arrival. The full competition will begin on Wednesday 8th September at 09.30 when our audience will join us at the historic […]