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UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today

UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today, with a range of robotics activities and challenges open to schools, academic institutions and industry sectors. These activities culminate in a national week of celebration being held 24th – 30th June 2017.

By | November 7th, 2016|EPSRC Programme Grant, News Feed|Comments Off on UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today

ORI wins best student paper award at IROS

Congratulations to Markus Wulfmeier, Dominic Wang and Ingmar Posner on winning the best student paper award for their work on Deep IRL: Watch This: Scalable Cost-Function Learning for Path Planning in Urban Environments - an approach to learning cost maps for driving in complex urban environments.  The authors used an ambitious dataset collected over the course of a year [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|News Feed|Comments Off on ORI wins best student paper award at IROS

Self-driving vehicles tested in public

Self-driving vehicles equipped with Oxford-developed autonomy software have been tested successfully in public for the first time in the UK.  The demonstration in Milton Keynes was coordinated by the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) and marked the conclusion of the LUTZ Pathfinder project, which has been running for the past 18 months.

By | October 14th, 2016|Light Transport, LUTZ Project, News Feed|Comments Off on Self-driving vehicles tested in public

Our Q14 Rover goes to Space (nearly)

ORI is collaborating with thirteen other institutions under the auspices of The UK Space Agency and in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency in a major Mars Exploration Analogue mission taking place over several weeks in the Utah desert this autumn. The mission will be coordinated from Harwell and will comprise exploration and planetary science [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|News Feed, Space|Comments Off on Our Q14 Rover goes to Space (nearly)

ORI at the Shell Eco Marathon until 3 July

The first public deployment of Selenium - the first autonomous lap on a Shell Eco Marathon track - the first non-MRG safety driver - the first time we will be carrying passengers on consecutive days - Come and join us!  https://makethefuture.shell/tickets The car is ready ...

By | July 1st, 2016|News Feed, Shell Eco-Marathon|Comments Off on ORI at the Shell Eco Marathon until 3 July

Best Paper in the RSS 2016 Deep Learning Workshop

Congratulations to Peter Ondruska, Julie Dequaire, Dominic Zeng Wang, and Ingmar Posner for their Best Paper award in the RSS 2016 Workshop:  Are the Sceptics Right? Limits and Potentials of Deep Learning in Robotics. Their paper “End-to-End Tracking and Semantic Segmentation Using Recurrent Neural Networks” presents a novel end-to-end framework for tracking and classifying a robot’s surroundings in complex, [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|News Feed|Comments Off on Best Paper in the RSS 2016 Deep Learning Workshop