Drone developers from FEE CTU have designed the RaDron solution to help rescue forces

Vývojáři dronů z FEL ČVUT navrhli řešení RaDron, které pomůže záchranným složkám
The search for a lost miniature source of radioactive caesium-137 has managed to keep authorities and emergency services in Western Australia busy in recent days. The source of the dangerous beta and gamma radiation was finally found after an intensive deployment of rescue and firefighters and special equipment, but the alarming incident will continue to raise …read more

Ing. Robert Pěnička, PhD. awarded the prestigious GA ČR JUNIOR STAR grant

Ing. Robert Pěnička, PhD. awarded the prestigious GA ČR JUNIOR STAR grant
Congratulations to the MRS Group member Ing. Robert Pěnička, PhD. for earning a prestigious grant project: JUNIOR STAR from GA ČR! The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR)  announced the results of the JUNIOR STAR project, which is intended for excellent scientists in their early careers. Only a fragment of submitted works receive funding and our …read more

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

Demonstrace odchytu narušitelského dronu dronem EAGLE.ONE ve věznici v Rapoticích
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

Dvě stě studentů z celého světa se na Fakultě elektrotechnické ČVUT učí létat s drony
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

A power-tower line near Libomyšl checked by autonomous drones

Drony skupiny MRS zkontrolovaly elektrické vedení u Libomyšle
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

The IEEE RAS Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems

Letní škola multirobotických systémů
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED till 1st June 2022!!! The main scope of the 2022 IEEE RAS Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems will be systems of cooperating aerial vehicles and swarms, including lectures by well-recognized experts in the field, and hands-on experience with real-world experiments using state-of-the-art aerial platforms developed for Multi-Robot research. The 2022 IEEE RAS …read more

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

Autonomní drony skupiny MRS určené k dokumentaci historických objektů byly nasazeny v kostele sv. Mořice v Olomouci
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

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

Tomas Baca defended his PhD thesis

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!

Capek would be surprised – A robot from CTU will take part in a competition for millions of dollars

Forbes magazine published comprehensively and with great interest about our SPOT robot and participation in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge with this headline. The whole journalist article you can read here Photo Petr Neugebauer, FEE CTU
Responsible person: Petra Rosická