Monthly Archives: March 2011

Another short clip of RAUVI experiments

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Yet another point of view

Still getting videos of the last week RAUVI integration experiments. This one shows template tracking of a flight data recoder at the bottom of the CIRS swimming pool. The underwater vehicle is visually-guided in order to keep the target in … Continue reading

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Some videos on the last object recovery experiments

These are two videos of the experiments carried out last week in Girona on underwater object recovery. The first one recorded by ourselves, and the second one recorded and emitted on a local TV channel. Again, congratulations to all the … Continue reading

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Finalist at the Georges Giralt Award 2011

I feel very honored to have been chosen as one of the three finalists of the Georges Giralt Award, to be celebrated in Västeras (Sweden), next April 7th during the EU Robotics Forum. I will make my best to present my … Continue reading

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Autonomous underwater object recovery demonstrated at CIRS

During this second week of March the integration experiments of the RAUVI spanish funded project have been carried out at CIRS. The GIRONA500 AUV designed and developed by the UdG team has been endowed with the ECA-CSIP robotic arm and … Continue reading

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First autonomous hooking actions with an underwater manipulator

This video shows the first successful hooking action performed with an underwater arm in the context of the RAUVI project. A template tracking method was used to keep track of the object motion in the image. The full 6D pose … Continue reading

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