Discussion about autonomous cars on the Czech radio

Rozhlasová diskuze o samořídících vozidlech
Interesting discussion about the challenges of autonomous cars with prof. Tomáš Svoboda, David Hurych /valeo.ai/ and Vladimír Rybecký /Autoweek/ on the Czech radio. The whole record is only available in the Czech language.

Robodog SPOT stars in a movie

Robopes z FEL ČVUT si v kožichu zahrál ve filmu
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.

The EAGLE.ONE drone catches an intruder drone in the Rapotice prison

The EAGLE.ONE drone catches an intruder drone in the Rapotice prison
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

Nearly 200 students joined the 2022 MRS Summer School held at the Department of Cybernetics, FEE CTU

Nearly 200 students joined the 2022 MRS Summer School held at the Department of Cybernetics, FEE CTU
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

Four-legged robot SPOT on a mission to explore the Prague underground

Four-legged robot SPOT on a mission to explore the Prague underground
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

A power-tower line near Libomyšl checked by autonomous drones

A power-tower line near Libomyšl checked by autonomous drones
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

MRS drones documented the interiors of St. Moritz church in Olomouc

MRS drones documented the interiors of St. Moritz church in Olomouc
MRS system for documentation of the interiors of historical monuments by autonomous aerial vehicles has been deployed in the St. Moritz church in Olomouc. The drones can visit places which are not visible to the pilot as they fly autonomously, judging the environment using their onboard sensors and computer technology. They are able to take …read more

The Cybernetics Department’s VRG team is working on machine vision for Toyota. This is a very unique project in Czech universities, says Professor Matas

The Cybernetics Department's VRG team is working on machine vision for Toyota. This is a very unique project in Czech universities, says Professor Matas
An Interview about the ToyotaLab team’s research led by Professor Matas was published on the CzechCrunch website. How the whole project was created and what it is involved in you can read here. The article is only in Czech.

(Česky) Robopsi SPOT provedou středoškolačky a středoškoláky technologiemi budoucnosti

Zájemci o studium elektrotechniky a informatiky na FEL ČVUT budou mít opět příležitost seznámit se s technologiemi, které výrazně ovlivní způsob, jakým budeme pracovat, odpočívat či cestovat v následujících desetiletích. Fakulta elektrotechnická (FEL) ČVUT zpřístupní v pátek 25. února 2022 během dne otevřených dveří svá pracoviště v Dejvicích a na Karlově náměstí. Od autonomně řízených …read more

EXPO 2020 in Dubai

Participation of the Multirobotic Systems Group at EXPO 2020 in Dubai is captured in a documentary by Czech Television Czech 3D and Czech Robot – MRS passage starts at 19.45 Martin Saska’s drone team is also mentioned by Forbes in its EXPO selection
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