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Project Fact Sheet

Project Details

Project Name: Interactive Robotic Social Mediators as Companions
Project Short Name: IROMEC
Action Line: IST-2005-2.6.1 Advanced Robotics
Contract Number: 045356
Project Type: STREP
Project Duration: November 2006 - October 2009
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Project Consortium

Participant
Country
Role
Key Persons

PROFACTOR GmbH
(PRO)

http://www.profactor.at

AT

Coordinator, HW/SW development, dependability analysis

Gernot Kronreif, Martin Fürst, Wolfgang PtacekUH: Kerstin Dautenhahn, Ben Robins, Ester Ferrari ROBO: Joseph Canou

University of Hertfordshire
(UH)

http://adapsys.feis.herts.ac.uk

UK

Test site, development of play scenarios, interaction design

Kerstin Dautenhahn, Ben Robins, Ester Ferrari

Robosoft SA
(ROBO)

http://www.robosoft.com

FR

Mobile robotics, exploitation

Joseph Canou

VILANS
(VIL)

http://www.vilans.nl

NL

Assistive Technology (AT) research, user involvement, evaluation

Gert-Jan Gelderblom, Tanja Bernd

University of Siena
(UNISI)

http://www.disco.unisi.it

IT

Design of interaction and interfaces, user involvement

Patrizia Marti, Leonardo Giusti, Iolanda Iacono

Universita della Valle d’Aosta
(AOSTA)

http://www.univda.it

IT

User involvement, development of play scenarios

Serenella Besio, Francesca Caprino, Elena Laudanna, Maria Francesca Potenza

Toy Research Institute (AIJU)

www.aiju.info

ES

Test site, user involvement

Noemi Rando

Risoluta S.L.L.
(RIS)

ES

Market related issues, exploitation

Alfredo Benitez, Antonio Cala

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT)
(ARC)

http://www.ait.ac.at

AT

HW/SW development, dependability analysis, user involvement

Barbara Prazak, Andreas Hochgatterer, Michael Meinl, Petr Böhm, Thomas Gruber