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27Sep

Saluting ‘Our’ Australian Defence Industry Academic of the Year

Centre Associate Investigator Jason Ford, who specialises in the area of vision and action with application to remote inspection and monitoring, has been saluted as ‘Academic of the Year’ in the 2019 Australian Defence Industry Awards. He earned the award for his work on a human pilot vision system ...

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23Sep

We asked a robotics expert how soon we’ll be dealing with real Terminators: PedestrianTV

Centre Chief Investigator (and Terminator fan) Michael Milford separates fact from fiction when it comes to real-world robotics in this Pedestrian TV feature. He says: “In terms of expectations versus reality, obviously things like Iron Man and Terminator movies aren’t really feasible y...

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19Sep

Aussie and US uni collaboration to work on next-gen autonomous systems

Centre Chief Investigator Michael Milford is part of a $3 million project just announced by Australian Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price (as detailed in this Defence Connect article) to drive the next generation of autonomous vehicles. The collaboration involves Australian and US universities....

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12Sep

Challenge accepted!

Centre researchers – Niko Sünderhauf, Feras Dayoub, David Hall, John Skinner, Haoyang Zhang, Gustavo Carneiro and Peter Corke – reveal why a world-first robotic vision challenge has been developed to help robots sidestep the pitfalls of overconfidence in this ‘Challenge Accepted...

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20Aug

SnakeBots the next big thing in operating theatres

Australian Centre for Robotic Vision Chief Investigator Jonathan Roberts talks to ZDNet’s UK-based writer Jo Best about the evolution of SnakeBots designed to be as individual as the patients they’re used on. Read article>>Find out more>> ...

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15Aug

Understanding ‘motive’ for robots to get a grip

Australian Centre for Robotic Vision Director Peter Corke is featured in this IT Brief article about ground-breaking research that reveals ‘motive’ is just as important for robots as humans when performing a task. Read article>> The research led by former Centre Research Fellow Valerio Ortenz...

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13Aug

Flashback to Amazon Robotics Challenge

Australian Centre for Robotic Vision Research Fellow Jurgen ‘Juxi’ Leitner features in a new podcast by America’s Vox Recode program about the rise of Amazon – and specifically its focus on robotics and automation. Listen now>>In 2017, Juxi led a 22-member Centre team to win the Amazon Robot...

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09Aug

The droid will see you now

Australian Centre for Robotic Vision Research Fellow Nicole Robinson features in this feature in The Australian’s LIFE section about about the future role of social robots in health and wellbeing interventions.Also Making Headlines The Australian feature about the work of the Centre was th...

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09Aug

Robots ready to lend Australian farmers a high-tech hand

Xinhua reports on the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision’s focus on giving the next generation of robots the vision and understanding to help solve real-world challenges like sustainable food production. It’s the reason the Centre is showcasing farm robots like Harvey the capsicum harvester at the...

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16Jul

Nothing creepy about SnakeBots in the OR!

Centre Chief Investigator Jonathan Roberts talks about the evolution of bespoke, miniaturised surgical SnakeBots of the future on ABC Radio Brisbane’s Mornings with Rebecca Levingstone. Listen>> (from 1:48:55 / 16 July) Read more>>  ...

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16Jul

BBC Travel takes a deep dive with RangerBot

Centre Chief Investigator Matt Dunbabin, creator of the world’s first vision-empowered marine robot created to safeguard coral reef environments, talks to BBC Travel’s Ellie Cobb about putting RangerBot to work as LarvalBot in an IVF coral regeneration project spearheaded by Southern Cro...

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15Jul

Social robots have the potential to advance healthcare

Australian Centre for Robotic Vision Research Fellow Nicole Robinson features in this Inside Digital Health article about the future role of social robots in health and wellbeing interventions. Read article>>...

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