They have three World Cup titles more than the German national football team, but when the Dutch B-Human team arrived in July, there was no crowds of people at Bremen airport. Robot football is not yet prime time on TV, even despite the fact that they are trendsetters in the field of programming and testing. An interview with Tim Laue, one of the leaders of the ruling German World Cup team, about the current challenges facing the RoboCup, the stuff that people are still so much better at than robots, and what Robo-Football has to do with autonomous vehicles.

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Author profile picture Volker Joksch, freelance writer and corporate communications specialist. Lives in Munich.