UC Berkeley’s BADGR Robot Learns to Navigate on Its Own

UC Berkeley researchers Greg Kahn, Pieter Abbeel, and Sergey Levine developed the Berkeley Autonomous Driving Ground Robot (BADGR). The system is an end-to-end autonomous machine that can be trained with self-supervised data gathered in real-world environments and without any simulation or human supervision. … Read more

Isaac Sim 2020.1 Preview

Today NVIDIA’s SimTech team is very excited to offer a preview of our next-generation Isaac Sim built on top of Omniverse Kit, an application and set of tools that harness the power of the NVIDIA Omniverse platform for collaborative simulation workflows. … Read more

Teaching Autonomous Machines to See Transparent Objects

To help autonomous machines better sense transparent objects, Google researchers in collaboration with Columbia University, and Synthesis AI, developed ClearGrasp, an algorithm that can accurately estimate the 3D data of clear objects, like a glass container, or plastic utensil, from standard RGB images. … Read more