Outreach: MSRAL presents talk and performs robot demos for PREFACE students as part of the Purdue Minority Engineering Program

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June 26, 2015
Prof. Cappelleri, Daniel McArthur, and Mark Schmidt participated in invited lecture and demo as part of the PREFACE Summer Engineering Workshop series of the Purdue Minority Engineering Program.  Prof. Cappelleri gave a talk entitled:  The Robotics Wave:  Advancements in Robotics, Past, Present, and Future.  Mark and Daniel demonstrated two TurtleBot2 mobile robot platforms for the students.  One robot followed the students around a pre-defined distance while the other robot was remote controlled using hand gestures using a special RGB-D camera.
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