2016-07-03: Team Hector successful at RoboCup 2016Team Hector wins Best MicroAerial Robot Award of the Rescue Robot League. Although it arrived only very few days before the competition, Team Hector also managed to use their new tracked mobile robot successfully in the competition. However, the time for preparation was too short for being able to defend the previously won titles. Furthermore, demonstrations for humanoid rescue robot tasks have been successfully performed with robot Johnny.
2016-05-30: RoboCup 2016 in LeipzigThe largest and most important annual competition for intelligent robots takes place from June 30 - July 3, 2016, in Leipzig. This twentieth RoboCup is only the second ever to take place in Germany. Our team actively supports RoboCup 2016 (O. von Stryk/Associate Chair RoboCup 2016, S. Kohlbrecher/Local Co-Chair Rescue Robot League).
2015-03-01: Double Qualification for DRC FinalsOur Teams Hector and ViGIR both qualified for the Final Competition of the prestigious DARPA Robotics Challenge. This makes us the only research group worldwide that will be at the start with 2 teams.