German Open (Setup) Day 1

Yesterday morning (Wednesday) we arrived in the lab early in the morning and drove to RoboCup German Open in Magdeburg. After arriving and unloading the cars, the first task was to inspect the playing field. As you know this year’s rules require a new, more challenging ball (at least 50% white, not the uniform orange […]

Second Place in IranOpen!

The final against Team Parand: It was an exciting and nerve-wrecking match, in which both robots and humans had to give all they could.

Even though the preparations were going well and finished on time, there were some technical issues which made some of our players miss valuable gametime.

Striker Emmy still managed […]

Second day of the Group phase and semifinals

We reached the finals!

Short recap of the match day:

One thing worth pointing out how well the players communicated with another. The goalie Grace for example told Alan that he was dribbling towards the wrong goal, which allowed him to reorientate himself.

The first game against the Hamburg BitBots was exciting as always, […]

FUmanoids in Final!

Today we have won all our three games with a score of 1:0, so tomorrow we are going to the final! Look forward to an evening update with pics ­čÖé

We have won our first match!

The friendly match on Tuesday against our friends, the Hamburg BitBots, provided us with enough material to be busy coding a long way into the night. But the hassle paid off:

The next morning, in our first game against the Iranian team Parand, we still encountered problems, but a lot less. The Parand strikers […]

Update on our Preparations.. Tomorrow is our first game!

Happy Easter, dear Fans and fellow FUmanoids! Our easter-weekend was pretty busy: filled with preparations and teambuilding exercises in beautiful surroundings (look at those mountains!).

Yesterday was the first setup-day on location and the first chance to test the robots on the playing field while around us the exhibition was being […]

The FUmanoids in Iran!

All humanoids (both in flesh and steel) arrived safe and sound and were welcomed warmly by the hosts of the Iran Open RoboCup 2015. We are all excited and hope that you are, too! We will keep you up to date about the competition, stay tuned and keep your fingers crossed!

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Professor of the Year

The FUmanoids’ head coach, Prof. Ra├║l Rojas, has been named “University Professor of the Year” by the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV). We are very happy for this well-deserved award. Below is a short video (in German) that has been made for the award ceremony.

Press release FU Berlin Press release […]

Eclipse

Steve watched the eclipse today. Here is a picture of him with his cool protective glasses:

Merry Christmas!

Team FUmanoids had a very successful year. We are now enjoying the last days till the new year. We would like to say thank you to everyone involved in or supporting the project in any way:

THANK YOU, you are the best!

There are many plans for the upcoming year (including winning the RoboCup :-)) […]