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Fantastic Bots and Where to Find Them!

Remember Cartman? Not US sitcom South Park’s most pugnacious character, but a super-savvy robot, built from scratch by an Australian Centre for Robotic Vision team, acing last year’s Amazon Robotics Challenge in Japan.Staking its claim as the only custom-built Cartesian robot at the global challenge – and packing a doubly powerful punch as the cheapest – Cartman knocked out 16 major academic and industry research teams from 10 countries to claim the $80,000USD first prize. The success story fe...

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Australia’s first Robotics Roadmap launched

Australia’s first Robotics Roadmap launched at Parliament House today The roadmap will guide and support the development of critical robotic and vision technologies required to support Australian industry in the futureJune 18: Australia’s very first Robotics Roadmap has been unveiled today at Parliament House in Canberra. Leaders in academia, industry and government across key sectors including resources, built and natural environment, manufacturing, services, agriculture, defence and healthc...

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Australia’s top female robotics researchers to lead social robotics forum at ICRA

Full day social robotics forum at International Conference for Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Brisbane to explore the future and benefits of social robots including in health, aged-care, manufacturing, and retail ICRA to host >2,500 of the world’s leading robotic and automation experts in Australia for the first time – recognition of the strength of Australian research and contribution to robotics18 May: As new generations of robots are stepping into our lives and workplaces, the field...

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