Our scientists tested a special drone in Stara Boleslav

Our scientists tested a special drone in Stara Boleslav
Radiožurnál on Sept 7, 2021 reported on the testing of a special firefighting drone More details in the press release of FEE CTU

For the eleventh time, Atos honoured young talents in Computer Science with the Joseph Fourier Prize

(English) For the eleventh time, Atos honoured young talents in Computer Science with the Joseph Fourier Prize
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

The CTU-CRAS-NORLAB team in Kentucky took silver in the virtual competition and finished sixth in the real robot competition

The CTU-CRAS-NORLAB team in Kentucky took silver in the virtual competition and finished sixth in the real robot competition
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

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 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 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

Robotické drony pomáhají mapovat historické objekty
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
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