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We are hiring!

ORI are recruiting for a variety of positions to work on robotics a variety of environments. If you are as excited to build the future of autonomous systems as we are, please apply! Platform and Systems Engineer We are seeking a full-time Platform and Systems Engineer to join the Oxford Robotics Institute at the Department [...]

Summer school students visit ORI

ORI was delighted to host a group of international summer school students who were taking part in the Oxford Tradition.  We spent a wonderful afternoon introducing them to the exciting world of robotics research and were very impressed with their knowledge and enthusiasm.  A demonstration of our Snake Arm Robot was particularly well received.  The [...]

New project with Navtech!

In an exciting new project with Navtech Radar we are developing a sensor for autonomous vehicles which will provide 360-degree high resolution coverage in all weather conditions. This will significantly improve the capabilities and safety of the machines in difficult driving conditions, when safe and reliable transportation is most critical. With the majority of driverless [...]

Legged Robots at ORI

  ORI is starting a major new research direction into legged robots. Drs. Ioannis Havoutis and Maurice Fallon have recently joined as academic staff with research expertise in control, planning and state estimation on dynamic walking robots such as the IIT Hydraulic Quadruped and the Boston Dynamics Atlas. Below are upcoming papers in this research [...]

Mapping the city

We used a NABU sensor attached to a street sweeper to map the streets of Oxford, in an innovative data gathering project which will help the City Council to plan and manage its services.  Read the Council's Press Release here:   PRESS RELEASE 11 March 2017 Innovative new city mapping could transform council services A [...]

CDT Week 2017

        Ten of Oxford’s AIMS (Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems) CDT students joined us for our annual robotics challenge.  Divided into three teams, the students had to programme a Husky robot to work its way around obstacles to reach a goal.   There was some careful planning.            

Mobile Autonomy Workshop

    “The machines are coming and it's going to be good ... it all comes together in a glorious bit of robotics science."   "In this talk I pull apart some of the competencies needed to build “intelligent” self driving vehicles. I’ll explain what makes it hard, what makes it exciting and how it [...]

Boldness in Business Awards 2017

Graeme Smith, CEO, Oxbotica receives their Boldness in Business Award from Lionel Barber and Lakshmi Mittal. Oxbotica wins the Boldness in Business award in the smaller company category, amidst tough competition from the other shortlisted companies, depicted here...