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The Advanced Telerobotics Research (ATR) Laboratory at Kent State University will host an open house for celebrating the National Robotics Week by showcasing our robotic technology to the general public. ATR lab’s open house event will be held from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday, April 12th and will conduct lab tours and robot demonstrations for visitors. This event encourages and inspires young people to pursue careers in the fields of...

On Friday, March 15th 2019, the College of Aeronautics and Engineering set up a line-following robot competition. The goal was to build a robot that could follow a line on a track and run three consecutive laps around as fast and as accurately as possible. ATR lab members built a robot from scratch, including the PCB board, wheels, body, and all the connections, for this competition. The code was all written...

This month the Advanced Telerobotics Research laboratory traveled to Tokyo, Japan to demonstrated the first iteration of their humanoid telepresence robot, Telebot2, at the World Robot Summit. This iteration of the robot was designed to tackle Plant Disaster and Prevention tasks similar to those required during the unfortunate Fukushima disaster event. The team of 20 researchers was led by Dr. Jong-Hoon Kim and Irvin Cardenas. The team competed in the summit's...

Attendees: Kim, Jong-Hoon Kim, Do Yeon Cardenas, Irvin Kanyok, Nate Shaker, Alfred Lin, XiangXu Shawn Jung, Hyun Jae Lee, Suho Baza, Ahmed   Agenda: 1. Preparation for the Fall semester 2. Present weekly reports 3. WRS 4. Fundraising 5. Design   Summary: 1. Preparation for the Fall semester 1.1. Sharing schedule with atrlab.kent@gmail.com 1.2. General meeting: Every two weeks 1.3. Team meeting 1.4. Recruitment for new students 2. Present weekly reports 2.1. A survey for VR-TR team 2.1.1. Second subject test * Due: 2018-08-28 2.2. Motion tracking * Due: 2018-08-26 2.3. Localization 3. WRS 3.1. Manufacturing 3.1.1. Order list 3.2. Team intro video * Due:...

In collaboration with the Kent State University EHHS/School of Foundations, Leadership & Administration and Public Health, the ATR Lab conducted the first test study for the Virtual Reality Student Recreation and Wellness Center Tour. The study was conducted as a test for our tour system that is aimed at providing a wide variety of people, especially a physically or intellectually disabled individuals, the capability to explore locations they might not normally have easy...