Robodog SPOT dressed up in a fur costume stars in the movie Ordinary failures. Bedřich Himmel was responsible for the preparation and the programming of SPOT during the filming. There is a short video in Czech about the challenges of filming.
Václav Burda successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Telemetry Systems for Diabetes Mellitus. Supervisor: doc. Ing. Daniel Novák, Ph.D. Congratulations!
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering hosted representatives for digital technologies from the Permanent Representations of the Member States to the European Union in Brussels on July 14th. Researchers from the Departments of Cybernetics and Computers presented cutting-edge robotic technologies at four workplaces on Charles Square to diplomats from 28 Member States during the event, which …read more
The drone Eagle.One caught an intruder drone in the Rapotice prison. The drone-hunter is designed to protect critical infrastructure, such as prisons, power plants or airports. The Eagle.One drone is equipped with AI on-board and is capable of launching a net in which it catches the intruder drone which might smuggle forbidden items into the …read more
At its 28th General Assembly on 17 May 2022, the Learned Society of the Czech Republic elected Professor Jiří Matas as a full member. “The Learned Society of the Czech Republic is fully aware of the fundamental importance of the rapidly developing field of artificial intelligence and machine learning for society, and thus appreciates that …read more
The Multi-Robot Systems Group hosted on August 1-5, 2022, the 2022 IEEE RAS Summer School on multi-robot systems. Nearly 200 attendees from six continents and well-known lecturers from recognized robotics laboratories worldwide participated to the event. On Friday, the event concluded with hands-on experiments with autonomous drones on the Císařský Island in Prague. News in …read more
The latest addition to the robot team is the four-legged autonomous SPOT robot from Boston Dynamics with a robotic arm. The RBG camera and a depth sensor are integrated into the gripper, which enables the robot to gather more information and expand utilization. 3D mapping and data gathering in the Prague underground and cooperation with …read more
Vojtěch Šalanský successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Robot Learning and Perception in Sensory Deprived Environment Supervisor: doc. Ing. Karel Zimmermann, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Tomáš Báča from the Multi-Robot Systems Group placed 2nd and got the 2022 Joseph Fourier Prize for Computer Sciences by the Embassy of France. Congratulations! Check out Tomáš’s thesis “Cooperative Sensing by a Group of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” here: https://dspace.cvut.cz/handle/10467/93279…
In cooperation with Skupina ČEPS, our drones inspected a power-tower line near Libomyšl, Czech Republic. The drones autonomously took off, inspected the power-tower according to the pre-defined trajectories and took pictures of the tower itself and the insulators. The power-tower inspection is a part of the EU Horizon2020 Aerial-Core project. Also, the drone cooperation with …read more