Our facilities

Robotics lab at QUT

We have over 1,000 m2 of wonderful modern purpose-designed labs and offices, overlooking the Brisbane River, and filled with a diverse range of robots.

Arm robots

  • 3 Franka-Emika Panda robots
  • 2 Kinova Mico robots
  • 3 UR5 robots (some based at Design Robotics lab)
  • 2 UR10 robots
  • Rethink Baxter robot
  • qb SoftHand 5-fingered anthropomorphic hand

Mobile robots

  • ClearPath Jackal
  • Omron LD60 mobile platform
  • ClearPath Husky
  • 2 Adept Patrolbots

Custom

  • Mobile manipulation platform (Omron LD60 + Franka-Emika Panda)
  • Benchbot: Adept Patrolbot + onboard GPU
  • Casper: Adept Patrolbot + Kinova Mico manipulator
  • Harvey: custom mobile base + UR5 manipulator

Medical

  • Applied Dexterity Raven with 3 things?
  • SnakeBot

UAVs

  • Drones, long list
  • Fixed wing?

Marine

  • RangerBots AUV
  • COTSbot AUV
  • WAM-V unmanned surface vehicle
  • Custom “Inference” unmanned surface vehicles
  • YSI EcoMapper water quality and bathymetry AUV

Other

  • Optitrak motion capture
  • Vicon motion capture (off site)
  • Sensors:
    • thermal cameras?
    • hyperspectral cameras?
    • Davis event cameras,
    • Lytro Illum light-field camera
    • Occam panoramic camera