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This project, funded by Gebert Rüf Stiftung, is supported by the following project partners: Sevensense Robotics AG, Wyss Zurich, NCCR Robotics, ESA Business Incubation Center, Venture Kick
Project no: GRS-023/19
Amount of funding: CHF 149'550
Duration: 08.2019 - 07.2020
Area of activity: InnoBooster, seit 2018
Dr. Gregory Hitz
8092 Zürich (Schweiz)
- gregory.hitz@wysszurich. ch
Mobile robots have the potential to bring disruptive changes to our everyday lives. To achieve this, such systems need versatile sensing capabilities to understand the world around them and to move around safely.
Sevensense Robotics develops camera systems that allow robots to observe and understand their surroundings and to estimate their own position precisely. These measurements need to be highly accurate, otherwise the robotic system cannot operate reliably. Before shipping sensors to machine manufacturers, they need to be factory calibrated such that optimal performance can be guaranteed.
Within this project we focus on accurate, reliable and efficient calibration methods for such sensing systems, which allow for a swift and economic calibration process, that still guarantees the high requirements for industrial applications.
What is special about the project?
This project is expected to have tangible results for the calibration of visual localization systems. The newly developed calibration procedure will enable reliable and accurate factory calibration of multi-camera systems and with that boost the go-to market efforts of Sevensense Robotics AG. Calibration is one of the most crucial steps for such a complex sensing system to work properly and live up to customers’ expectations and needs.
Sevensense is currently focusing on product development and its validation in customer proof-of-concept projects.
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Persons involved in the project
, Projektleiter, Wyss Zurich/ETH Zurich
Last update to this project presentation 19.11.2019