The hot days of DARPA Subterranean Challenge have started, let’s cheer together every day!
The final round of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge will take place from 21 to 24 September 2021 at the MegaCavern underground complex in Kentucky, USA. Our team travelled to the United States two weeks ago and has been working hard on preparations for the final round. “We are still tweaking and fixing things,” says Prof. …read more
“This is the first robot that has the sense of touch on the whole body,” says Dr. Matěj Hoffmann, Head of the Humanoid robotics group. The iCub importantly extends the existing portfolio of humanoid robots available to the group (two Nao and one Pepper robot), as it is most anthropomorphic – most similar to humans. …read more
Matej Hoffmann and Filipe Gama presents their research Goal-directed tactile exploration for body model learning through self-touch on a humanoid robot on IEEE Spectrum Watch the video on Youtube
Read another post about SPOT robot on Seznam-Zpravy from 19. 8. 2021
On August 12th, 2021 took place a DRONUMENT WORKSHOP, on inspection by fleets of autonomous drones. The Workshop was primarily dedicated to DRONUMENT – a system for the documentation and inspection of historical monuments using a team of unmanned aerial vehicles http://mrs.felk.cvut.cz/projects/dronument. In cooperation with the Czech National Heritage Institute (NPÚ), we have designed a …read more
Over the past four years, unmanned helicopters with on-board intelligence, or robotic drones, have explored the interiors of monuments such as the coronation hall of the castle in Kroměříž, the churches of St. Moritz in Olomouc, St. Nicholas in Prague and the grotto in Gorzanów, Poland. The group Multirobotic Systems led by doc. Martin Saska …read more
Read the article and listen to the report with interviews with members of the CTU-CRAS-NORLAB teams from 29 June 2021 on ČRo Plus (radio.cz) Czech Radio Plus also broadcast live from the Bull Rock Cave on June 25 – beginning at 15:51:32, link https://program.rozhlas.cz/zaznamy/portal#/plus/2021-06-25 Watch the video on TV Adamov
Tomas Hodan successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Pose Estimation of Specific Rigid Objects Supervisor: prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Co-supervisor: — Congratulations!