The UAV Challenge has a new organising partner! The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, which is headquartered at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), is now co-organising the event with others at QUT and partners at CSIRO’s Data61. The Centre is a welcome addition to our organising team.
The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision leads the world in the new discipline of robotic vision, applying computer vision to robotics. While robotics is about machines that interact with the physical world, computer vision is about analysing and understanding the world through images. Robotic Vision expands the capabilities of robots, allowing them to see and understand the world in which they are working. We believe it is the key technology that will allow robotics to change the way we live and work.
The Centre is already looking to apply it’s technologies to solve real challenges in the monitoring and protection of the natural and built environments, the provision of healthcare in hospitals and in the home, sustainable food production, and efficiently harnessing our natural resources.
You can read the Centre’s media statement here.