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

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2015-06-26 18:59:58
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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