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Chairholder at Hackathon: "RoboCon: fast+ furious robotic construction"
EU Parlament Presentation on Robotics by Chairholder
CRC RCR From Construction Robotics Comics (CRC) to Real Construction Robotics (RCR)
Introduction to Construction Robotics - Course module for Politecnico di Milano Students at TUM
The Magazine “Technologist” reports in its AI section about the Chair’s Smart Furniture developments
Encounter with the Future - Interview with Chair holder in the Italian architecture magazine “The Plan”
Chair Contributed with a Key Note Speech About the Utilization of Construction Robotics to the International Seminar on Technology and Innovation for Zero Carbon Building at Hong Kong University
Jury Ecole Centrale Lille
Launch 2017 of New Springer Journal Construction Robotics
Chair organised workshop for the ZERO-PLUS project regarding the implementation of the technologies into the case studies
Interview of chair holder for IVV-Magazin
H2020 project REACH considered by the magazine "Technologist" being on the forefront of "opening up science"
Chair is a member of the ISO/TMB SAG-A Strategic Advisory Group on Ageing Societies
Keynote on Teaching Robotics for Schosa English Architecture Schools Deans Reunion
Cracova University Modular Power Lab Keynote
A²L-Mobilius featured as regional flagship project by the project sponsor
Proceedings for the CIBW119CIC 2016 International Workshop are now Online
Chair participated in and contributed to the ISG World Conference
TUM and Tu/e present a jointly developed smart table at the EuroTech high-level event in Brussels
br2 presented BERTIM and ZERO-PLUS at ABS 2016 Conference in Bern

 

LISA “Habitec" (Habitat, Bits and Technology in an Ageing Society)


User feedback and evaluation conducted in the project LISA formed the starting point for the follow-up project LISA "Habitec" (Habitat, Bits and Technology in an Ageing Society) which deals with installing RmRs (Robotic Micro-Rooms) within the entire apartment, thus expanding the system to further Life Centers. RmRs are designed in a way that they do not replace existing walls, and can facilitate cost effective affordable solutions for elderly people, even those with limited income or resources. Furthermore, the RmRs are planned in a way that for each life center in the home environment, an individual “terminal” is deployed. Thus, each “terminal” is designed and developed according to the associated life center and according to the technologies and services that the user requires with respect to the corresponding ADLs. LISA habitec focuses on pre-embedding assistive functions in a modular element as a kind of furniture or cabinet, which can be later installed in the room without requiring refurbishment of the existing interior. Because of the concentration of the assistive functions in a single terminal, a compact element arises which is efficiently produced and can be easily installed within the apartment.

Whereas LISA focused on the development of a single RmR (Entrance), in LISA Habitec networked RmRs for all key Life Centers (body care, food, working, living, relaxing, entrance area) will be developed, tested and evaluated.

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