Robotics & autonomous systems

The innovation podcast: Robotics and AI in extreme environments

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The first in our series of Innovate UK podcasts looks at robotics and AI in extreme environments. The increasing amount of work that needs to be done in extreme environments like deep mining, nuclear decommissioning and offshore energy means there …

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: developing robots for extreme and hazardous environments

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Are robots really on the rise and threatening to take over? Some people will have you believe that robots will replace huge numbers of traditional jobs currently done by humans over the next few decades. That we’ll effectively be made …

Autonomous wind turbine inspection

Perceptual Robotics work flow

Creating intelligent autonomous systems Perceptual Robotics is applying leading edge autonomy concepts to industrial applications. Currently based in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, our passion is to bridge the divide between academia and industry. Through our Innovate UK project we will …

Innovate 2016 - time for a reboot?

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From a technology perspective, we live in exciting times. There are four huge technology tsunamis heading our way: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robotics Big Data the Internet of Things (IoT) These are the four key technologies that power Ocado’s end-to-end e-commerce, …

Pioneering ideas to help tackle cancer, using bubbles and artificial intelligence

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Rosalind Franklin, Steve Jobs and Marie Curie are just three of the countless pioneers throughout history who’ve changed how we think about the world. And now Cancer Research UK wants to change how we think about cancer – by seeking …