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RAMCIP 1st Newsletter

18 Sep 2015

NewsletterThe first RAMCIP newsletter is now available in PDF format.

RAMCIP (Robotic Assistant for MCI Patients at home) is a Research and Innovation Action (RIA) funded by the EU in the context of the HORIZON2020 programme, with the aim to research and develop a novel domestic robotic assistant for MCI and early AD patients.

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At Automatica, Shadow Robot demoed a system including concepts and functionality developed for RAMCIP. The system was comprised of a Shadow E1 Dexterous Hand, a UR10 arm and an Asus Xtion structured Light 3D camera. An array of objects taken from the YCB object set were presented on a table in front of the user for detection and recognition. The user could then select an object simply by pointing at it. This was implemented using the skeleton tracking and action recognition modules developed by CERTH for RAMCIP.


RAMCIP took part in an exhibition accompanying the RoboCup2016. This international event has started in 1997 in Japan and is organized every year in a different city. This year it took place on 30.06.2016 – 4.07.2016 in Leipzig, eastern Germany.

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RAMCIP participated in a workshop entitled “Trends and challenges of Cyber Physical Systems: Design, Architectures and Applications” at the ICT conference 2016 which was held in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was a full day workshop with a combination of invited talks and demonstrators from both industry and academia, jointly supported by RADIO, ARGO, and RAMCIP EU H2020 funded projects.