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|IBM Research, Carnegie Mellon Create Open Platform To Help the Blind Navigate Surroundings|
October 15, 2015. Scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University have announced the first open source platform designed to support the creation of smartphone apps that enable the blind to better navigate their surroundings.
|Robotics Hub Will Leverage CMU’s Rich Talent Pool to Foster Pittsburgh Startups|
August 11, 2015. A Pittsburgh venture capital fund, Coal Hill Ventures, is launching a new business accelerator, dubbed the Robotics Hub, to identify, build, and guide the most promising startups – regardless of origin - in the burgeoning field of advanced robotics. GE Ventures is its founding sponsor.
|Time Video Highlights CMU’s Role in Pittsburgh’s Comeback|
July 10, 2015. A newly released video from Time magazine, Pittsburgh: The Comeback, highlights the role of technology, and particularly the contributions of Carnegie Mellon University, in the revitalization of Pittsburgh. SCS Dean Andrew Moore and Robotics Institute Director Marital Hebert are among the community leaders interviewed on camera.
|Robotics Institute Style: Alums’ App Provides Tool for Fashionistas|
January 05, 2015. Robotics Institute alumnus Henry Kang used the subject of his Ph.D. research, image-based object recognition, to help create an iPhone app, StyleIt, that gives users advice on how to create stylish outfits.
|Martial Hebert Named Director of Robotics Institute|
November 06, 2014. Martial Hebert, a leading researcher in computer vision and robotics at Carnegie Mellon University since 1984, will become director of the university’s Robotics Institute, effective as of Nov. 15, School of Computer Science Dean Andrew W. Moore announced.
|More Than a Good Eye: HERB Uses Arms and More To Discover Objects|
May 06, 2013. A robot can struggle to discover objects in its surroundings when it relies on computer vision alone. But by taking advantage of all of the information available to it — an object’s location, size, shape and even whether it can be lifted — a robot can continually discover and refine its understanding of objects, say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.
|The Robotics Institute is part of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.|
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