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A Question of Perception (Pt 2) — Talking Robo-Collaboration & Future Challenges & More with Prof. Scaramuzza

Last month we caught up with Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, the head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group. Here we continue our discussion, covering terrestrial/flying robot collaboration, how his work compliments that of EPFL’s Prof. Floreano, redundancy research, and the key technical challenges of agility and event-based vision. Hello…

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A Question of Perception — Talking Autonomous Robot Navigation with Prof. Davide Scaramuzza

The head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group, Professor Davide Scaramuzza, works at the intersection of computer vision and control—using cutting-edge sensors and algorithms to help terrestrial and flying robots (and, possibly, future spaceships) navigate 100% autonomously. Waypoint caught up with him to learn more. Hello professor,…

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Using Drones in Wine Making (Video)

Meet viticulturalist William Metz. In 2014 he was granted a fellowship by the Villa d’Este Wine Symposium to spend a full year evaluating the potential applications of drones in wine making — a project that saw him fly his senseFly-donated eBee drone at 15 vineyards across France, Switzerland and Germany. Here William discusses this unique research…

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