Czech Television reports on the DARPA SubT Challenge final

Czech Television reports on the DARPA SubT Challenge final
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)

Let’s cheer together every day!

Let's cheer together every day!
The hot days of DARPA Subterranean Challenge have started, let’s cheer together every day!

“Robot Olympics” begins next week in Kentucky

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

The line-up of humanoid robots has been expanded by iCub

The line-up of humanoid robots has been expanded by iCub
“This is the first robot that can be said to be equipped with all its senses,” says Dr Matěj Hoffmann, head of the humanoid robotics group. The group is strengthened by iCub’s features, which will further develop new research opportunities in the field of human brain cognition. The child’s proportions and the most realistic imitation …read more

Matej Hoffmann and Filipe Gama on IEEE Spectrum

Matej Hoffmann and Filipe Gama on IEEE Spectrum
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

Report from the press briefing for the Dronument Workshop

Report from the press briefing for the Dronument Workshop
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

Robotic drones help map historical objects

Robotic drones help map historical objects
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

Newspaper Law – supplement Weekend: Robots of Czech scientists compete for millions

Newspaper Law - supplement Weekend: Robots of Czech scientists compete for millions

The best robots SPOT and DAISY trained rescue work in Bull Rock. In September they want to conquer America

The best robots SPOT and DAISY trained rescue work in Bull Rock. In September they want to conquer America
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

Drones contrary to bats. How robots trained in the Bull Rock Cave

Drones contrary to bats. How robots trained in the Bull Rock Cave
From 21 to 25 June 2021, the cave complex Býčí skála in the Moravian Karst hosted the preparation of our robotics team for the final round of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, which will take place from 21 to 24 September 2021 in the United States of America. The purpose of the competition, which is a …read more
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