Oleg Yurjevich Kupervasser (Transist Video LLC)
The topic of the lecture is methods of vision-based navigation for UAV and visual navigation of ground robots from above. The visual navigation of robots is based on the same principles as human visual navigation. Three main methods for visual navigation exist: navigation without any data about terrarium, navigation according to digital terrarium map, navigation according to previously made photos (videos) of terrarium. New patented methods for the visual navigation of ground robots (lawnmowers) will be reported. The lecturer will present the technological solutions produced by his company, Transist Video LLC, based in Skolkovo, Russia. The lecturer started his investigation in visual navigation in the Technion (Computer Science Department).