Robot Road Run: how LIREC inspired a game

Robot Road Run is a fun, free to download iPhone game app, in which you control a robot called FLASH as he rushes along the road collecting bolts and batteries, avoiding pesky pets and meeting and greeting folk on the way. The game contains lots of ideas that have been developed and explored in the LIREC European research project, you can just enjoy the game but if you’re interested in knowing more, here is the science and engineering .


Posted by designswarm on Friday, 13 July, 2012 /

Call to Tender: Lirec game app

We're looking for an iphone app developer / game designer to submit their interest to this Call to Tender. Please share with others!

Posted by designswarm on Friday, 9 March, 2012 /

Lirec at CeBit Lab

We'll be doing daily robot demos:

11h00 EMYS
12h00 MyPleo (starting Tuesday)

14h00 MyFriend(starting Tuesday) & The Emotion tracker

15h00 Little Mozart

Find us on Twitter at @lirec or come and say hi at Hall 26 / Stand A09

Posted by designswarm on Tuesday, 6 March, 2012 /

Exploring and Designing our Future Robot Companions

See our vimeo channel for more.

Posted by alkan on Monday, 5 March, 2012 /

ArtBots Gent 2011

A dazzling if quirky outpouring of robot talent transformed the University of Gent into an experimental playground and dating agency for robot-human encounters in the recent 2011 ArtBots festival. Visitors were bemused and perplexed by several cute but certainly not cuddly critters in a lively atmosphere that encouraged playful exploration along with a healthy dose of levity.

Posted by alkan on Sunday, 4 March, 2012 /
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