Olga Stepankova and Jiri Matas as a guests of the discussion “Souvislosti Jana Pokorneho” at Czech TV

Prof. Olga Stepankova and prof. Jiri Matas were guests of the discussion “Souvislosti Jana Pokorneho” at the Czech Television on the topic: Artificial Intelligence (the discussion is in Czech language only).

Ing. Kubelka presented a rescue mobile robot Charlie in Czech TV

Ing. Vladimir Kubelka, a PhD. student of Artificial inteligence and biocybernetics, presented a rescue mobile robot Charlie, which is involved in project TRADR, and invited the viewers to the “Night of scientists“(in czech only) in Studio 6, a Czech TV morning show. Many thanks for the representation of our faculty!

Jiří Trefný was a guest of the Studio 6 of the CT on the topic: Face detection at the airports

Ing. Jiří Trefný (Visual Recognition Group) was a guest of the Studio 6 of the Czech Television where he spoke on the topic: Face detection at the airports (the interview is in Czech language only).

Tomáš Svoboda guest on CT24 on the topic: USA: Shared Autonomous Transport in 13 Years?

Assoc. Prof. Tomáš Svoboda (Vision for Robotics and Autonomous Systems) was a guest on CT24 speaking on the topic: USA: Shared Autonomous Transport in 13 Years? (the interview in Czech language only starts at about 0:15:56).

Humanoid robots learn to sense their body

Humanoid robots learn to sense their body
A 4-page cover story about humanoid robotics in Respekt (a major Czech weekly journal), 16/2017. Matej Hoffmann and Zdenek Straka interviewed and photographed with robots. More robots mentioned in the electronic version of the story. The printed version also available at ihned.cz.

The victory of our MRS group in Czech TV

In an earlier post we reported about the victory of our MRS team in the prestigous MBZIRC robotic competition. Czech TV informed about the success of our team (in Czech) on their web page, and in their morning show Studio 6 (in Czech). Martin Saska, the team leader, gave a telephonic interview.

Dr. Martin Saska was a guest of the Studio 6 of the CT on the topic “The Czechs in the finals of the drones competition”

Dr. Martin Saska byl hostem Studia 6 Víkend ČT na téma „Češi ve finále soutěže dronů“
Just before leaving for the final of the competition MBZIRC in Abu Dhabi (see more) dr. Martin Saska was a guest of the Studio 6 of the Czech Television where he spoke on the topic “The Czechs in the finals of the drones competition” as well as mapping monuments (the interview is in the range …read more

Rescue robot goes to Italy

Rescue robot goes to Italy
A rescue ground robot is going to Italy after earthquake. Real deployment event featured in Czech TV main news. Department is collaborating with CIIRC within TRADR project.

Eyedea Recognition, a spin-off company of the Czech Technical University helps Europol

Eyedea Recognition, a spin-off company of the Czech Technical University founded by researchers from the Department of Cybernetics helps Europol recognize faces and identify the dangerous criminal and terrorist networks in Europe For more information [in Czech], see the iDnes article.

Ing. Tomáš Báča – “How to take the drones down from the sky” (weekly Dotyk)

Our colleague, Ing. Tomáš Báča (Multi-robot Systems Group), has written the article (in Czech language) „How to take the drones down from the sky“ for online weekly Dotyk (16/2016). Many thanks for the representation of our department!
Responsible person: Petr Pošík