The DFKI Talking Robots Group
We are a team of researchers at the DFKI Language Technology Lab developing “talking robots”. Our goal is to build interactive robots that work with people, to get things done, in real-life environments. Read more.
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Aliz-E project successfully concluded
The Aliz-E project has successfully concluded in a review meeting in at the San Raffael hospital, Milan, Italy. The demonstration of the integrated system featuring the SandTray, Dance and Quiz…
First TRADR joint exercise (TJEx)
The first TRADR Joint Exercise (TJEx) took place in Italy in Calambrone, near Pisa. As part of the user-centric development process adopted by the TRADR project, the first TJEx plays…
NIFTi shows robots at InnoRobo 2013
InnoRobo is an annual trade fair, where industry and academic efforts in robotics meet and present their latest results. This year’s InnoRobo was held in Lyon, France. NIFTi demonstrated its recent work…
NIFTi human-robot team aids in earthquake recovery
On May 20 2012, the Emilia-Romagna region in Northern Italy was hit by a sequence of earthquakes. This was followed up by a further earthquake on May 29, and aftershocks…
Article on situated dialogue in IEEE Intelligent Systems
IEEE Intelligent Systems recently published a special issue on Human-Agent-Robot Teamwork (March/April 2012). The issue focuses on intelligent human-machine collaboration, including the participation of humans as first-class citizens in collaboration…
The 2015 TRADR Joint Exercise (TJEx 2015) examined human-robot teamwork at Phönix-West, a defunct foundry in Dortmund, Germany. The exercise simulated an aftermath of an industrial accident in a high-fidelity,…
A short summary of the main highlights of the NIFTi project.
This video addresses the corner-stone of the ALIZ-E project: the tight collaboration between the ALIZ-E research team, diabetic children and their caregivers, hospital staff and parents. It shows how the…
Most Recent News
Posted on 22nd February 2016We have an open position for a researcher to work on situated dialogue processing in the context of the EU-funded project TRADR (Long-Term Human-Robot Teaming for Robot- Assisted Disaster Response)....
Posted on 17th November 2014Last Friday DFKI made a press announcement of ALIZE-E end in relation to the World Diabetes Day. Read more.
Posted on 3rd July 2014Koen Hindriks, our partner in the TRADR project, is visiting our group for a few days and as part of this will tell us about his work on explaining cognitive agents....