French-Australian team wins one of Robocup 2022 competition

 

The 25th RoboCup was held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 11 to 17 . RoboCup is an annual international robotics competition to promote robotics and  AI research by tackling challenges. RoboCup has over 3,500 competitors  from 45 countries with their 3,000 robots.

RoboCup includes 5 majors leagues: soccer, rescue, @home, industry, junior.

RoboCup@home  aims to develop service and assistance robot for personal domestic  applications. The competition consists of a series of tests which the  robots have to solve. For instance, the robot needs to host human guests  in an apartment or detect incorrect behaviors in a party host.

This year, RoboBreizh – a team led by Cedric Buche – and their robot Pepper – received the first place in this category.

Pr. Buche is professor at ENIB and acting CNRS researcher in our IRL CROSSING in Adelaide, Australia.  RoboBreizh team also includes  interns, engineers and PhD students.  Members are from France and  Australia.