Projects

Active projects

Robotic System for Picking Objects in Online Shopping Warehouses (RoboPicker)

RoboPicker addresses the problem of automating the picking process in online shopping warehouses. Specifically, we follow the model of Amazon.com, which leverages cutting-edge advances in technology and has recently deployed thousands of mobile robots from Kiva Systems, removing much of the walking and searching for items within a warehouse.

Past projects

TRIDENT: Marine Robots and Dexterous Manipulation for Enabling Autonomous Underwater Multipurpose Intervention Missions

TRIDENT proposes a new methodology for multipurpose underwater intervention tasks with diverse potential applications like underwater archaeology,oceanography and offshore industries, and goes beyond present-day methods typically based on manned and / or purpose-built systems. Trident is based on new forms of cooperation between an Autonomous Surface Craft and an Intervention Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.