Final User Group Meeting

The final user group meeting was held Tuesday, September 27th. The handouts have been added to the ‘documents’ section.

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AAA vision symposium cancelled

We regret to inform that due to unexpected circumstances, the AAA Vision 2016 Symposium has been cancelled. All participants will be contacted by email in the upcoming days and all prepaid subscriptions will be fully refunded.

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Amazon Picking Challenge 2016

Despite some technical challenges, we had a great time at the Amazon Picking Challenge 2016. Our team, Applied Robotics, ended 12th in both the stowing and picking challenge. We had a lot of interesting discussions with both the other participating teams and visitors. We hope to participate again next year at RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan.


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Upcoming events

  • We will attend RoboBusiness Europe ( in Odense, Denmark. June 1st-3rd) to demonstrate our Amazon Picking Challenge setup and compete against Team Delft to assess our progress.
  • Many companies involved in RaPiDo will be exhibiting at the Vision, Robotics & Mechatronics 2016 tradefair ( Veldhoven, The Netherlands, June 1st-2nd ), so it is definately worth a visit!
  • Our paper “Point Pair Feature based Object Detection for Random Bin Picking” will presented at the 13th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) on June 2nd.
  • EAVISE, the Embedded Artificially Intelligent VISion Engineering research group of KU Leuven, organizes
    AAA Vision 2016 on September 13th 2016, a symposium where academic and industrial vision & AI partners
    meet. The goal is to facilitate technology transfer of newly developed intelligent computer vision algorithms
    towards innovative industrial applications.

    Two recent state-of-the-art intelligent vision applications are presented: random bin picking for industrial
    robots and autonomous navigation of drones. Results of recent research projects will be presented, as well
    as success stories of their introduction into real industrial applications.

    A large collection of astounding demos from academic researchers and innovative companies will show the
    potential of the newest developments in image processing and artificial intelligence technology.

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User group meeting 5

The fifth user group meeting was held on March 24th at 13.30h in Sint-Katelijne-Waver. Handouts are available in the ‘documents’ section.

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User group meeting 4

The 4th RaPiDo user group meeting was held December 14th at ACRO. Presentation hand-outs are available in the ‘documents’ section.

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User group meeting 3

The 3rd user group was held on June 25th. The presented slideshow can be find in the ‘documents’ section.

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