This is our robot tele-operation system called "DE VITO" (Design Engineering's Virtual Interface for Tele-Operation). It is based on a virtual reality headset, hand controllers, and body tracking markers. DE VITO is used to teleoperate Robot DE NIRO and other mobile manipulation robots.

Robot DE NIRO Robot DE NIRO
Video introduction to the lab

Video introduction to the lab

October 2016

The research activities of the Robot Intelligence Lab, presented by the Head of the lab - Dr Petar Kormushev

The robot in the video is DE NIRO --- Design Engineering's Natural Interaction Robot.

Robot DE NIRO is based on a Baxter robot that was heavily modified for the purpose of conducting research on mobile manipulation and robot learning.