Innovation Award 2021: Artificial Intelligence Challenge
By adding artificial intelligence to existing robot systems, the aim is to revolutionize the way humans and robots work together. This year's competition therefore focuses on new use cases in which robots have so far faced major challenges in interacting with their real environment. Among the numerous applications for the tender on the subject of AI, an international jury of experts selected the five best concepts. To enable the finalists to realize these KUKA is providing them with a sensitive lightweight robot LBR iiwa and a 3D vision sensor from Roboception free of charge. They will also receive training and coaching from KUKA experts throughout the competition. The five final teams have until the virtual Hannover Messe in April to implement their concepts. At the HM Digital Edition (12-16 April 2021), they will present their applications to an international audience of experts and to the jury, which will select the winner of the prestigious competition within the framework of the virtual trade fair.