'Human' Robotino welcomes VIP's

A special, 'human' version of Robotino ran autonomous in the corridor between two fair stands and talked to the visitors. The standard Robotino was additionaly equipped with  a SICK S300 LASER scanner to avoid collisions, a USB sound adapter, a cardboard figure wearing a Festo sweatshirt and a new C++ program running on Robotino’s onboard PC.


Robotino told anybody passing him general information of his mobile robots “family” and special features of himself using its pre-recorded speech files.

Photo: Federal Minister of Education and Research Prof. Dr. Annette Schavan, Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. Wassilios E. Fthenakis, president of the Didacta association and Elisabeth Heister-Neumann, Minister of Education State of Niedersachsen.

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