Rationalization with a human face remains Vision

Humanoid robots are among researchers a much-debated topic – deployments in enterprises and in everyday experts appear initially but unrealistic: So far, most such robots for the stage.
Augsburg. Matthias Hackel, managing director of Mabotic in Leverkusen has a new friend: SAM. Unlike his predecessor H10 can SAM with eyes rolling, his head move and gesticulate. The humanoid robot, the founder of a company to control and automation technology together with the University of Bielefeld has developed can be built FireWire cameras even target objects. The development of robot prototypes but rather was paid hobby as a profession, says Hackel, whose main business is the digitization of components. A real market for robots with human features and capabilities exist in Germany yet. But medium-sized companies monitor research at the human machines. Because in the future could the results of robotics research and industrial robots or everyday intelligent systems. “For many entrepreneurs, the robot technology as an important future topic perceived,” said Jochen Steil, managing director of the Research Institute for Cognitive and robotics at the University of Bielefeld (CoR-Lab). Continue reading