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Mobile Robotics Group

MRG group virtual meeting.

The original group in what is now the ORI, the Mobile Robotics Group is about building robots and systems which answer “where am I and what surrounds me?” On real vehicles in real-hard places.

It has a proud systems heritage, taking on ambitious field deployments which shine a light on what doesn’t work and has to be fixed by smart application of machine learning, AI and robotics expertise.

MRG has been running since 2005. Its focus is and has always been on hard problems in mobile robotics. In its early days it worked on large scale SLAM and derivative problems. In the 2010’s it worked on large scale localisation techniques using vision and laser. It built and ran large scale autonomous systems and in 2014 it ran the UK’s first Autonomous Vehicle on public roads. That vehicle is now with the National Science Museum and the group’s attention has moved onto the next set of hard problems.

RT @oxfordrobots: The team has grabbed their wooly winter coats and are back in Scotland! They will be there over the next week collecting…

RT @oxfordrobots: Congratulations to Roberto of @MRG_Oxford, who submitted his DPhil!

RT @oxfordrobots: ORI is celebrating it's 5th anniversary! We have some exciting events happening this year and are starting the celebrat…

RT @maosbot: Could you fund an @aims_oxford student? AIMS is a PhD programme in AI at @UniofOxford. We are overwhelmed with outstanding app…

RT @maosbot: AIMS includes the many amazing AI research groups in Oxford: @OATML_Oxford, @Oxford_VGG, @oxfordrobots, @dynamicrobots, @MRG_o

RT @d_d_martini: Here is a brief clip of our teleoperation test from last week @UofGSciEng with @GuodongZhao4 and his team! The @clearpathr

RT @d_d_martini: Great week spent @UofGSciEng working with @GuodongZhao4 and his team. The first trial of pure-#5G teleoperation of a @clea

RT @TarlanS: A quick tour in #Oxford city centre from @MansfieldOxford to @KebleOxford via @TrinityOxford ...or part of the video collage…