Martian dust wiper
Start year: 2005 - End year: 2006
Funder: Center for Astrobiology, INTA

The objective of the project was to develop an extremely light wheight mechanism able to maintain free of dust the surface of a set of UV sensor to operate in Mars. The actuation mechanism is based in a SMA wire and the...

Personal robotic assistant
Start year: 2003 - End year: 2005
Funder: CICYT

The goal of this project is to develop personal robots, that could act as pets and as domestic assistants. Some of the research areas are: oral communication, human-machine interfaces based on emotional behaviours and...

Autonomous and intelligent humanoid robot for industrial and service...
Start year: 2002 - End year: 2004
Funder: CICYT

The main objective of this project is the development of 21 DOF humanoid robot of real size (1.3 m height). The robot is equipped with on-board CanBus-based  control system and two batteries? packs. Rh-0 is able to stable...

Autonomous mobile manipulator for operation in difficult environments
Start year: 2002 - End year: 2004
Funder: CICYT

The aim of the project is to develop an autonomous mobile manipulator able to operate efficiently in environments where human manipulation capabilities are required.

Flexible mechatronic assistive technology system to support persons with...
Start year: 2001 - End year: 2004
Funder: EU 5th Framework Programme

The MATS robot, developed in its entirety by the Robotics Lab of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid as part of the IST European Union project, aims to provide people  independence in their own home. The development of...

Satellite recognition and inspection via relative autonomous navigation
Start year: 2002 - End year: 2004
Funder: CICYT

This project deals with Satellite Autonomous Relative Navigation based on computer vision. It consists fundamentally in studying the solutions to the pertinent problems associated to autonomous relative navigation, aimed...

Innovative Educational Concepts for Autonomous and Teleoperated Systems
Start year: 1999 - End year: 2003
Funder: European Union - USA

IECAT is a tele-education project where seven universities in the United States and Europe co-operate to set up a virtual international laboratory for control experiments related to aerospace and robotics

Housing for Europe in the next century: Affordable, high quality homes for all
Start year: 1999 - End year: 2002
Funder: EU 5th Framework Programme

The FutureHome project is part of the global R&D program IMS (EU + Japan + Canada). The project had the objective of development a modular robotics construction technology for residential housing. The On-site robotics...