President Obama Controls Robot to Inspect Bridge at Frontier’s Conference

A couple weeks ago, we presented our work in the White House Frontier's Conference here in Pittsburgh. We performed a live demo to President Obama where he controlled one of our robots to successfully inspect a [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Workshop on 3D computer vision in the built environment

Last week, we journeyed to Tokyo, Japan, to lead a workshop entitled "3D Computer Vision in the Built Environment." The workshop was held in conjunction with the International Conference on 3D vision (3DV). The workshop [...]

By |December 15th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

2014 ARIA Symposium

This week, we hosted about two dozen representatives from industry, government, and academia for the first ARIA project symposium held here at Carnegie Mellon.  The Northeastern University team members also came to town, and we [...]

By |December 5th, 2014|Categories: Meetings|

ARIA featured by the SPIE

This week, the ARIA project was featured in an article we wrote for the SPIE Newsroom. The article provides a short overview of the project, its goals, and our current state of performance (PDF).

By |June 14th, 2014|Categories: Media|

LOAM paper accepted to RSS

Ji's paper "LOAM: Lidar Odometry and Mapping in Real-time" was accepted to the Robotics Systems and Science conference (RSS).  The RSS conference is one of the most well-respected robotics conference, with an acceptance rate around [...]

By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Mapping|

Scanning the robot city railroad bridge

Last Saturday, we spent the day scanning a small railroad bridge located in "Robot City."  Robot City is located on the site of the LTV Cokeworks, and is in the process of being redeveloped as [...]

By |May 9th, 2014|Categories: Field Tests, Mapping|