Latest Robotics Institute Stories

2011-08-08 14:44:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional motion capture techniques use cameras to meticulously record the movements of actors inside studios, enabling those movements to be translated into digital models.

2011-06-15 15:31:00

PITTSBURGH, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrobotic Technology Inc. and Carnegie Mellon University researchers have completed structural assembly of the lunar landing craft that will deliver the Red Rover robot to the moon in 2014. The half-ton aluminum structure will now be shipped to Boeing Co.

2010-09-09 10:44:48

Computer vision systems can struggle to make sense of a single image, but a new method devised by computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University enables computers to gain a deeper understanding of an image by reasoning about the physical constraints of the scene.

2010-04-27 10:06:00

PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Google Inc., NASA and National Geographic will be among the speakers exploring the scientific uses of panoramic imagery at the first Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science, Nov.

2008-07-14 03:00:18

By Mark Houser, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 14--Al Jazeera is coming to Pittsburgh. The Middle Eastern TV network plans to have a crew in Pittsburgh today and Tuesday shooting a piece on the large robotic sculptures that are part of Robot 250, a citywide exhibition.

2007-09-26 07:49:46

Researchers in the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science are building a robotic prospector for NASA that can creep over rocky slopes and then anchor itself as a stable platform for drilling deep into extraterrestrial soils.

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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
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