22nd Nov 2017
new Machine Learning Machine in the lab

new Machine Learning Machine in the lab

To perform rapid prototyping with machine learning libraries, which need more computing power than regular laptop’s and robot’s can provide, a new¬†Machine Learning Machine is introduced to the lab. This...

26th Sep 2017

Cuteness in human-robot interactions

Arnoud Visser had an interview on the Dutch radio on the effect of cuteness in human-robot interactions. Part of the discussion was on the Japanese cuteness Kawaii, partly on what will...

22nd Aug 2017

RoboCup 2017 Nagoya

The University of Amsterdam went with two teams to the RoboCup in Nagoya. One team was the Dutch Nao Team (since 2010) in the Soccer Standard Platform League; new was...

20th Apr 2017

Honours project on the cover of a magazine

Caitlin and Michiel made it to the cover of the Amsterdam Science magazine, issue #5. On the Spotlight page they give a short summary of their approach, as published at...

08th Apr 2017

Dutch Nao Team wins Open Challenge at Iran Open 2017

The Dutch Nao Team has won the Open Challenge with a presentation about their Behavior Engine Award ceremony at RoboCup Iran Open

05th Apr 2017
First match at Iran Open against HWTK

First match at Iran Open against HWTK

The Dutch Nao Team has a though start of the tournament in Tehran; they have to play against HWTK from Leipzig, which was a semi-finalist at the last world-cup. So...

30th Mar 2017

Dutch Nao Team is preparing to go the RoboCup IranOpen 2017

The Dutch Nao Team is preparing for their trip to Tehran, Iran. The competition will take place from April 5-7. They will play against seven other teams from Iran, Germany...

21st Dec 2016
Dutch Nao Team qualified for the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan

Dutch Nao Team qualified for the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan

The Dutch Nao Team is one of the 24 teams (worldwide) which qualified for the competition at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan. The Toyota Partner robot celebrating

20th Dec 2016

UvA@Home has been selected as a user team of Pepper

The proposal of the UvA@Home team made it possible that the University of Amsterdam could buy next year a Pepper robot for a reduced price. The Pepper robot active in...

01st Dec 2016
RoboCup Qualifications

RoboCup Qualifications

The Intelligent Robotics Lab has now two teams that submitted already their qualification material for the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan. The Dutch Nao Team has submitted its qualification video:...