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Milena Jenić

LARICS at WatchPlant General Assembly

LARICS members Stjepan Bogdan and Marko Krizmančić participated at the 4 th WatchPlant General assembly held from 13 th -14 th of July 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden , where all partners presented activities carried out during the last six months. The review meeting of the project WatchPlant was held on the  15 th of July 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden . At the meeting activities from the beginning of the project were presented to the representatives of the European commission . The project received excellent feedback from reviewers and the project officer, thus the team continues with its work.  

Milena Jenić

LARICS member Dario Stuhne at AIM 2022 conference

On 14 th of July LARICS team researcher Dario Stuhne  attended the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics ( AIM2022 ) conference that was held from 11 th -15 th of July in hybrid form in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan . The article "Design and Prototyping of Soft Finger AI-enabled Hand (SofIA)" was presented as a part of Specularia project.   

Milena Jenić

2nd review meeting of Aerial Core project

Filip Zoric , Stjepan Bogdan and Goran Vasiljevic participated at 2 nd review meeting of the Aerial Core project that was held in Lausanne, Switzerland and which was held during week 4 th to 8 th July 2022 . The consortium presented the results of AERIAL-CORE's second period , performing demonstrations at EPFL, as well as streaming demonstrations from US, CTU, UT and Donecle .

Milena Jenić

LARICS members presented articles on ICUAS conference

Three members of the LARICS lab Ana Batinovic, Antun Ivanović, Lovro Marković and Goran Vasiljević  attended the international ICUAS conference on Unmanned Aircraft systems that was held in Dubrovnik from 21 st until 24 th of June 2022. The main theme of the conference had two aspects: aerial robotics and navigation, and control of manned-unmanned systems. Ana Batinovic presented "Path Planning with Potential Field-Based Obstacle Avoidance in a 3D Environment by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle" .  Antun Ivanović presented "Render-in-the-loop Aerial Robotics Simulator: Case Study on Yield Estimation in Indoor Agriculture" .  Lovro Marković presented "Error State Extended Kalman Filter Multi-Sensor Fusion for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Localization in GPS and Magnetometer Denied Indoor Environments" .  Goran Vasiljevic presented "Validation of Two-Wire Power Line UAV Localization Based on the Magnetic Field Strengt".  

Milena Jenić

Aerial Core workshop at ICUAS conference

As part of the 2022 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS) , LARICS team organized Aerial Core workshop named  “Aerial Core – boosting the adoption of aerial robotics in real-world applications” . The workshop was attended by more than 20 participants, including representatives from electric power companies from Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Hercegovina.

Milena Jenić

Aerial manipulation integration experiments in Spain

Goran Vasiljevic visited Spain from 8 th to 16 th June 2022 where he participated at integration of Main Local-Manipulation Platform (MLMP) , developed within the Aerial Core project . MLMP consists of end-effector for installation of recharging station developed by LARICS, robotic arm developed by CREATE and aerial platform developed by CATEC. After successful indoor experiments at CATEC in Seville, the experiments continued outdoor in Atlas Tactical Center at Beas de Segura.

Antonella Barišić

LARICS at ICRA 2022 in Philadelphia, USA

LARICS researchers Antonella Barisic and Ana Batinovic attended 2022 ICRA - International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Philadelphia, USA . The largest in-person robotics conference was held May 23-27 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Antonella Barisic presented the paper “ Sim2Air - Synthetic Aerial Dataset for UAV Monitoring ” (A. Barisic, F. Petric, S. Bogdan). Ana Batinovic presented the paper  “ A Shadowcasting-Based Next-Best-View Planner for Autonomous 3D Exploration ” (A. Batinovic, A. Ivanovic, T. Petrovic, S. Bogdan). The presentations were followed by a poster session. Our researchers also participated in the " RAS Lunch with Leaders ” and “ Women in Engineering " events. The papers can be found on the Publications page and the video materials are available on our Youtube channel .  

Tamara Petrović

AeRoTwin project - final review meeting

Last week, on Tuesday, 24th of May 2022, we had a final review meeting for the AeRoTwin project, where we reported to the project officer Mr. Antonio Scarafino and the external reviewer Mrs. Jolanta Mallon on all the activities done within the project. The overall assessment of the project was very positive, and both the project officer and the external reviewer gave us valuable feedback on what could be done to better disseminate and report the project results. As this is the last official event for the project, we would like to thank our project partners Aerial Robotics Lab from the Imperial College London, Technological Corporation of Andalusia - CTA and Robotics, Vision and Control Group from the University of Seville for their great efforts in making the AeRoTwin project a real success story. It has been a pleasure working with you and we look forward to new such opportunities in the future!

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