The Joseph Fourier Prize for Computer Science this year was won by the technical universities in Prague, Brno and Ostrava. The competition is organised every year by the French Embassy and the computer section is run by the French IT company Atos. “The aim of the competition is to recognise outstanding scientific work with a …read more
Ing. Tomáš Báča succesfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Cooperative Sensing by a Group of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Supervisor: Ing. Martin Saska, Dr. rer. nat., Co-Supervisor: Ing. Michal Platkevič, Ph.D Congratulations!
The results of the DARPA SubT Challenge finals were announced on Friday 24 September at a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The CTU-CRAS-NORLAB team finished second among the top ten robotics teams in the world in the viral competition, earning a $500,000 prize. “We were mainly focused on the main competition with real robots, …read more
The final round of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge are held on 24 September 2021 at the MegaCavern underground complex in Kentucky, USA. Check out the report that begins at 13:25 min (premiere on 20. 9. 2021)
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