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Development Update: FH OOE Demonstrator

Within the FELICE project, besides the main showcase at CRF in Melfi, a second alternative showcase is in use. This demonstrator is developed at the R&D department of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. The goal of this second demonstrator is to prove the versatility and ease of use of the FELICE framework and…
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5 July 2023 0

Development update: The FELICE Digital Twin

CAL-TEK is working on Phase II of the FELICE system prototype where new parts and functionalities of the Digital Twin will be released. In particular, the Phase II prototype of the Digital Twin will include a Real-Time Virtual Simulation environment. Real-Time Virtual Simulation is an approach to provide a more realistic testing environment for the…
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5 June 2023 0

Development update: Human-Robot collaboration in FELICE

The introduction of human-robot collaboration does not necessarily result in improving work. From the point of ergonomics, automation technology should also result in an increase in human well-being. This is one major focus of the FELICE project. How can the resilience and endurance of a robot be combined with the cognitive abilities of humans? Classically,…
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31 May 2023 0

Development update: FELICE Adaptive Workstation (AWS)

The Institute for Human Factors and Ergonomics (TUD) entered the second phase of development for the Adaptive Workstation (AWS). The goal of the system is to adapt specific workplace dimensions to fit the individual needs of workers in assembly automatically. In FELICE, this includes the adaptation of the work object’s position for two degrees of…
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24 May 2023 0

New Open Access journal publication: “6D Object Localization in Car-Assembly Industrial Environment”

A. Papadaki and M. Pateraki published a new peer-reviewed FELICE publication in the Journal of Imaging titled ‘6D Object Localization in Car-Assembly Industrial Environment’. In this work, a visual object detection and localization workflow integrated into a robotic platform is presented for the single-view 6D pose estimation of objects with challenging characteristics in terms of weak…
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23 March 2023 0

Workshop for European Robotics Forum 2023

Human-Robot Collaboration & AI in challenging industrial applications Collaborative robots (HRC) in many industries are underused, being regarded as expensive hi-tech tools with limited autonomy and intelligence that can only relieve workers of physical fatigue. To overcome these and other negative preconceptions, we must show how robots can learn to understand tasks at hand and…
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28 February 2023 0

FELICE phase I periodic report

FELICE phase I periodic report: The first periodic Report was submitted to the Commission in the middle of December. The Report includes FELICE’s scientific and technical objectives, as defined in the Description of Work, an explanation of the work carried out by all partners, as well as the results achieved in the 10 work packages.…
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14 December 2022 0

FELICE phase I review

The phase I project review Meeting was held online on 16 November 2022 with 37 participants. The project coordinator, work package, and task leaders presented a scientific and technical overview of their work and the most important results achieved in the first 21 months of the project. These results have been discussed with three scientific…
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14 December 2022 0

FELICE Project expandend by three months

The FELICE project partners agreed to expand the project by three months until the end of September 2024 to a total project runtime of 45 months. The updated work plan including the information on the Amendment can be found here.


5 September 2022 0

Impressions of the phase I integration of the FELICE system at Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF) in Melfi, Italy

From 11.07.-15.07.2022 the FELICE consortium meets at the Stellantis plant in Melfi, Italy for the integration of the technologies into the phase I FELICE system prototype. After a long period of working together remotely, the team is excited to present the progress of the first 18 months and to combine their efforts into a single…
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