MIRMI in the Media

BR Münchner Runde - 25.01.2023. Robots in factories, in the hospitality industry, in care. In addition, almost omniscient chat programs that turn everyday school life upside down. How is artificial intelligence changing our lives?

Are robots stupid or do they save the world? Answers to these and many other exciting questions you get today, 25.01. at 18:00 clock in our YT live chat round at Terra X plus from the robotics expert Prof. Sami Haddadin from the TU Munich. Also in the studio is the robot GARMI, co-developed by Sami Haddadin.

Merkur.de, 13.01.2023 - Garmisch-Partenkirchen - At the Geriatronics Research Center, which is operated by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Bahnhofstraße, Bavaria's top politicians are making appearances. Only recently, Science Minister Markus Blume (CSU) was a guest at the center to announce millions in start-up capital for the planned campus development. Now, Health and Care Minister Klaus Holetschek (CSU) visited the flagship facility - and also pledged his support.

Good news for the TUM Geriatronics campus in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Robo.Care AI mission: the Bavarian cabinet’s 2023 draft budget includes 4.74 million euros in funding for research on robotics and AI applications in the care of the elderly. This was announced by Bavarian science minister Markus Blume on a visit to the campus, which he praised as a “model project for Germany and the world”. The new campus is a project under the auspices of the Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI) of TUM.

NDR, 23.07.2022 - A table full of gaps: This is what the duty rosters in old people's homes look like in many places. According to the German Nursing Council, there is a shortage of 200,000 skilled workers nationwide. In the future, robots and artificial intelligence could help in the care of the elderly.

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 17. Juli 2022 - Robots are expensive and destroy jobs? No way! New manufacturers and devices show: The machines could even alleviate skills shortages and supply chain problems.

mdr, 28.6.2022 - Robots are cute at best and artificial intelligence, with its algorithms and machine learning, threatening at worst. All wrong. We clean up with robotics and AI researcher Sami Haddadin and five clichés that will hopefully soon be no more!

HANDELSBLATT, 14.06.2022 - The business with robots is doing extremely well. Above all, machines that can cooperate with humans are raising hopes. Two reasons ensure that the boom continues.

VDI nachrichten, 27.5.2022 - Supply bottlenecks and additional requirements in terms of sustainable industrial processes demand even more flexibility from companies. Robots can be a solution here.

Sometimes tools can serve different purposes. Last weekend GARMI, the service robot developed to care for elderly people, handed over trophies to the winners of the 2022 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup - Women to avoid COVID-19 contagions. We tell you some highlights and impressions of the event in this video. GARMI has been under development at the TUM Geriatronics Research Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

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