SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting at MBZIRC 2020 Robotics Challenge
Collaboration with Czech Technical University to demonstrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and autonomous control innovation at prestigious international challengeAUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 17, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in collaboration with Czech Technical University to bring expertise and innovation in advancing drone algorithms to address new challenges. The competition is organized by Khalifa University and will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on February 23-25, 2020.
SoftServe will utilize real-time computer vision algorithms on drones to enhance thermal cameras for firefighting and incorporate artificial neural networks to track multiple objects following complex 3D trajectories. Additionally, a Robot Operating System (ROS) will ensure drones autonomously complete each challenge successfully. SoftServe, together with the Czech Technical University team, will take part in all stages of the competition including the final grand challenge where teams will compete in a triathlon type event that combines the previously completed challenges.
"SoftServe is at the forefront of robotics innovation and we look forward to participating in this world-renowned competition where we can demonstrate how we...