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National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)
National Robotics Engineering Center
10 40th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
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This page last updated - June 2010.
Past Projects [Current Projects]
 
Chimera
Multiprocessor Real-Time Operating System
CyberATV
We have developed two Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) (by retrofitting two Polaris all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
CyberRAVE
We are developing a framework to run and simulate multiple mobile robot systems.
Distributed Robotics Systems - CyberScout
Tactical surveillance collaborative robotics.
Distributed Surveillance & Sensing
Hierarchical, distributed, and active perception system
Gesture Based Programming
Programming by human demonstration
High Bandwidth Visual Feedback for Robust Manipulation
Sensor-based robotic system that can robustly perform manipulation tasks in dynamically varying and imprecisely calibrated environments.
I-Cubes
"ICES Cubes" are a class of modular self-reconfigurable bipartite robotic systems
Interactive Robot Programming
We are developing human-machine interfaces to allow non-experts to interact in a human manner with robots.
Liquid Natural Gas Pipe Vision
A pipe-crawling robot visually inspects pipes in liquid natural gas (LNG) plants for corrosion.
Onika
Iconically programmed interface to Chimera
Real and Virtual Environment for Multiple Robots
General-purpose framework to run and simulate multiple mobile robot systems
Reconfigurable Modular Manipulator System
Sensor-Based Manipulators
Reconfigurable Software Design for Robotic and Automation Applications
We are developing a novel software framework, based on the notion of dynamically reconfigurable real-time software
Robotic Neurosurgery Probe Guide
Assists surgeons in choosing an incision site.
Spatial Layout
Locate a set of objects in a housing unit
Transformer Winding Automation
Increase the production speed and quality of transformer winding through sensing and automation
Urban Challenge
Carnegie Mellon University and General Motors built an autonomous SUV that won first place in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge.