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RAMCIP in the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2017


RAMCIP participated in this year’s ICRA conference, which was held in Singapore on May 29-June 3 2017, through an invited speech on the project and its robot, within the conference’s Industry Forum. The speech entitled “The RAMCIP project; developing a service robot for MCI patients at home”, was given by Dr. Dimitrios Giakoumis, Senior Research Associate at CERTH and Quality Assurance Manager of the RAMCIP project.


After a brief overview of the project’s rationale, motivation and vision, the speech presented RAMCIP advances and innovations in methods of robotic vision-based perception and user-centric cognition. Moreover, the RAMCIP use cases were presented in order to emphasize the project’s efforts to meet the user needs and expectations from service robots for eldercare and assisted living. Finally, the attendants were given an update of the RAMCIP robot’s current status, and the upcoming pilot tests of the second version of the robot with end users.