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New technology improves John Deere robotic lawn mowers

New technology improves John Deere robotic lawn mowers

By Mariah Schaefer

July 25, 2015


Filed under News

A new omnidirectional, vision-based localization and mapping system is being developed at the University.Aerospace engineering assistant professor Soon-Jo Chung, electrical and computer engineering professor Seth Hutchinson and mechanical science and engineering Ph.D. candidate Junho Yang are working o...

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

December 3, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Imagine looking up into the sky and seeing winged robots flying high above construction sites. These mechanical bats have been programmed to take photographs and collect data on any potential safety threats or hazards before swooping back down to Earth. No, this is not the plot of a science-fiction novel, but...