• Control interface developed by ISR researchers tested in a simulated mission to Mars October 21, 2021
    The control interface for teleoperated robots developed by ISR-Lisboa researchers is currently being tested in an integrated Mars analog field mission in the Negev Desert, Israel – the AMADEE-20 Mars simulation. In colaboration with ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, ISR-Lisboa is responsible for the robotic experiment known as Merop (Remote operation of planetary ground robots using
  • European Researchers’ Night 2021 October 7, 2021
    The Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR-Lisboa) was present in another edition of the European Researchers Night. Promoting initiatives that protect the environment, this year's theme was “Science for climate”. Within the scope, our researchers shared the project “Firefront” with an enthusiastic audience, targeting adults and kids. This project partners six portuguese entities: Instituto de
  • Second placed at the SciRoc Challenge 2021 October 7, 2021
    We competed in the second edition of the Smart City Robotics Challenge (SciRoc) last September and finished in second in the Coffee Shop episode. Congratulations SocRob@Home! For this specific research challenge, under this year's theme “Smart Inclusion”, each team robot was required to recognize and report the status of all tables inside the shop, to
  • Portable Exergame Platform for Elderly (PEPE) was recently featured on RTP1 Portugal em Directo on World Alzheimer Day October 7, 2021
    The Portable Exergame Platform for Elderly (PEPE) was recently featured on RTP1 Portugal em Directo on World Alzheimer Day. Joining research teams from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), IST, NOVA/FCT, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH) and the Interactive Technologies Institute (ITI), this augmented reality platform has been developed to answer various public concerning issues regarding an
  • LARSyS Annual Meeting 2021 September 6, 2021
    The 2021 LARSyS Annual Meeting was a success! This two-day reunion gathered researchers from ISR, IN+, ITI and MARETEC promoting interdisciplinary discussions about current and future challenges and opportunities. Organized in a hybrid format, this year's event marked the cautious return to in-person activities. The Associate Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems (LARSyS) brings together


  • Bauhaus of the Seas Conference: the second event of the movement counted with 3 ITI researchers in Venice September 23, 2021
      The Bauhaus of the Seas movement held its second conference on the 21st and 22nd of September 2021 at the Venice Arsenal. The University of Ca’Foscari and the Municipality of Venice organized the 2-day event. 3 ITI researchers attended the conference and acted as chairs in 3 panels dedicated to deepening the movement: Valentina […]
  • ITI/LARSyS at INTERACT 2021 September 7, 2021
    The 18th IFIP Technical Committee 13 International Conference promoted on Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2021 was held in Bari, Italy, between August 30 and September 3, 2021. INTERACT conferences are an important platform for researchers and practitioners in the field of Human-Computer Interaction to showcase their work. This year’s theme was “Sense, Feel, Design,” which […]
  • Bauhaus of the Seas Conference: ITI President presented “The Vision of the Bauhaus of the Seas” May 24, 2021
    The Bauhaus of the Seas Conference was held on May 20 at MAAT, co-organized by Instituto Superior Técnico, CM Lisboa, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program and MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology. The President of ITI/LARSyS, Nuno Jardim Nunes, one of the movement creators, participated in the opening session with the communication “The Vision of […]
  • ITI/LARSyS at CHI 2021 May 14, 2021
    The 2021 ACM CHI Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. It is considered the most prestigious conference in the field of HCI, which counts with the participation of thousands of international attendees annually. This year, for the first time, it was held fully online, between […]
  • LARSyS – Laboratory of Excellence March 9, 2021
    The provisional results of the Call for the Attribution of Associate Laboratory (AL) Statute of FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia was announced on February 24, 2021. The list of results includes 40 institutions, research centers, and consortia. LARSyS – Associate Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems, was one of the AL approved, […]