Christmas Video Success 2021

Christmas Video Success 2021
The Christmas video “Happy Holidays from the Robot Nativity” was very popular in the last days of this year. – on YouTube – almost 17 500 views, 735 likes, 28 comments – on Facebook – more than 16,200 views, reach among 46,000 people, 1,100 positive reactions only (thumbs up, hearts, etc.), 192 shares, 65 comments …read more

Our robots wish everyone a Merry Christmas

An empty lecture hall bathed in blue evening light. Silence reigns, only on the blackboard we see a complex pattern over which is written “Merry Christmas”. Then a Scarab wrapped in Christmas lights walks across one of the tables, soon a robot emerges from behind the door, shrouded in darkness, and the slow strains of …read more

The line-up of humanoid robots has been expanded by iCub

Sestavu humanoidních robotů rozšířil iCub
“This is the first robot that has the sense of touch on the whole body,” says Dr. Matěj Hoffmann, Head of the Humanoid robotics group. The iCub importantly extends the existing portfolio of humanoid robots available to the group (two Nao and one Pepper robot), as it is most anthropomorphic – most similar to humans. …read more

Matej Hoffmann and Filipe Gama on IEEE Spectrum

Matej Hoffmann and Filipe Gama on IEEE Spectrum
Matej Hoffmann and Filipe Gama presents their research Goal-directed tactile exploration for body model learning through self-touch on a humanoid robot on IEEE Spectrum Watch the video on Youtube

(Česky) Humanoidi s umělou kůží na Týdnu mozku

Humanoidi s umělou kůží na Týdnu mozku

Call for Humanoids group PostDoc position

The group of Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics coordinated by Dr Matej Hoffmann opens a PostDoc position in the humanoid, cognitive, neuro-, and collaborative robotics research. The topics are in the context of the newly starting 5-year project entitled “Whole-body awareness for safe and natural interaction: from brains to collaborative robots” for excellence in fundamental research …read more

Call for Humanoids group PhD position

The group of Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics coordinated by Dr Matej Hoffmann opens a fully funded PhD position in the humanoid, cognitive, neuro-, and collaborative robotics research. The topics are in the context of the newly starting 5-year project entitled “Whole-body awareness for safe and natural interaction: from brains to collaborative robots” for excellence in …read more

Robotics – design, modeling and control: Tenure track position

Robotics - design, modeling and control: Tenure track position
The Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, is opening a tenure-track position in robotics. We invite applications from outstanding candidates that would further widen and strengthen the excellent research and teaching environment at the Department. About the Department: The Department of Cybernetics has a strong track record in machine …read more

(Česky) Robot 100 aneb Sto rozumů

Robot 100 aneb Sto rozumů

Call for Humanoids group PostDoc position

The group of Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics coordinated by Dr Matej Hoffmann opens a PostDoc position in the humanoid, cognitive, neuro-, and collaborative robotics research. The topics are in the context of the newly starting 5-year project entitled “Whole-body awareness for safe and natural interaction: from brains to collaborative robots” for excellence in fundamental research …read more
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