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08Nov

‘Active perception’ could be a game changer for vision guided manipulation

The Robot Report (part of WTWH Media in the United States) casts a spotlight on Centre PhD Researcher Doug Morrison’s ground-breaking research in the area of robotic grasping and manipulation; a world first that allows a robot to move and think at the same time in order to better see objects in clut...

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06Nov

Robots are rubbish at Jenga, but this one is getting a grip

Australia’s Science Channel features Centre PhD Researcher Doug Morrison’s ground-breaking research in the area of robotic grasping and manipulation; a world first that allows a robot to move and think at the same time in order to better see objects in clutter. Read article>>&nb...

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04Nov

The research helping robots get a grip on the world

Centre PhD Researcher Doug Morrison talks to Fairfax journalist Stuart Layt about ground-breaking research in the area of robotic grasping and manipulation that enables a robot to move and think at the same time in order to better see objects in clutter. Read article run nationally across the Fairfa...

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31Oct

Brainbuzz ‘Make a Robot’

Centre researchers and robots featured in this episode of Brainbuzz; 9Go Kids’ popular science television show. The ‘Brainbuzz Make a Robot’ episode provided an insight into how robots able to see and understand like humans are beneficial for all people and our planet. The program ...

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25Oct

Aussie scientists’ global challenge to deter “overconfident” robots

Centre Chief Investigator Niko Sünderhauf talks to Xinhua News Agency about why overconfidence for robots, just like humans, can be a stumbling block in messy, complex environments of the real world. He explains why this is the catalyst behind a world-first robotic vision challenge created by the C...

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27Sep

Winning Trifecta: Three Centre researchers named ‘Australia’s best’

The Centre has scored a winning trifecta with three researchers named among Australia’s top researchers in their respective fields, as published in The Australian newspaper’s respected Research magazine. Read article>> They are:Centre Chief Investigator Anton van den Hengel (Univ...

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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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22Sep

Robots on road trips can still get lost

Centre Research Affiliate Sourav Garg and his research on teaching autonomous cars to recognise locations is the focus of this online article across the Fairfax group. Sourav has developed a visual recognition system for autonomous cars that mimics a human driver’s ability to recognise locations whe...

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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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