creating teams of fully autonomous, cooperative robots that exhibit advanced competitive behaviors and strategies;
assisting emergency responders to save people and perform hazardous tasks with highly mobile, dexterous and semi-autonomous robots capable of mapping and negotiating complex environments;
helping people in their daily lives at home and in public with autonomous and naturally interactive assistant robots;
motivating young people to learn skills and knowledge necessary in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as well as to foster their soft skills through participating in the creative process of building and programming autonomous robots.
- 6th in the main league
- 2nd in the “Best in class: manipulation” subcontest
Some technical details of our robot:
- 4 wheel differential drive, shape transforming body
- two onboard computers running Linux with ROS Indigo with high speed wireless networking
- structure.io depth camera, three high framerate cameras
- laser scanner (lidar) and a thermal imaging camera
- gimbal-stabilized sensor head
- several inertial sensor arrays
Read more about the 2016 preparation and our new robot in our blog!