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21 March 2019

Human-robot symbiosis improves interaction

Semi-automated vehicles on our motorways, a mobile robot arm that can effectively intervene in a disaster area, drones: these are all examples of robots that exist our unpredictable environment. These robots cannot manage without human intervention, however: behind every successful robot there’s a human being. A strong foundation for operating robot arms and robot vehicles is haptics: our innate ability to feel our body.

13 March 2019

Experimenting with autonomous shipping on TU Delft Campus

On Monday, 18 March, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will open the Researchlab Autonomous Shipping (RAS) at TU Delft's The Green Village. This new research lab offers a natural outdoor space for autonomous shipping experiments and will bring together everyone involved in the development of autonomous shipping.

10 March 2019

If only ships could talk

Worldwide demand for transport is increasing all the time. Although the port of Rotterdam is capable of handling the world’s largest container ships, processing the thousands of containers that they transport causes congestion on the water, roads and railways. But if ships and other transport systems exchange information with each other, the infrastructure can be used more efficiently and sustainably, argues Rudy Negenborn, Professor of Multi-Machine Operations & Logistics. He will give his inaugural address at TU Delft on 15 March 2019.

07 March 2019

Symposium “The Future of Human-Robot Interaction”

24 February 2019

The Netherlands 'best prepared' for autonomous cars