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Localization and tracking of UAVs using an RGB camera

The goal of this project was implementing an indoor drone position monitoring system using AR (Augmented reality) binary markers and an external RGB (Red Green Blue) camera. The project was implemented using ROS (Robot Operating System) to enable easy upgrades in the future.

This project was made with the intention of further improvement by integration with multi-drone coordination system (swarm control). The given solution would be used to track and identify drones, find errors in the movements of drones, and provide information for the decision making process for following movements of each of the drones.
AR markers are an adequate solution for the purposes of this project, but it can be improved by using various computer vision algorithms, IE detection and object identification algorithms. This would provide useful information for the needs of precise collision avoidance, complex flight formations or formations using large numbers of drones.
The work provided provides a basis for future improvements and integrations into new systems
for the needs of the RiTeh Drone Team.

Github: https://github.com/matildabenac/zavrsni_rad

Learning the depths of moving people by watching frozen people

The goal of this project was to test and further upgrade Google’s Mannequinn challenge project. It implements a method for predicting dense depth in scenarios where both a monocular camera and people in the scene are freely moving. At inference time, the method uses motion parallax cues from the static areas of the scenes to guide the depth prediction. The neural network is trained on filtered YouTube videos in which people imitate mannequins, i.e., freeze in elaborate, natural poses, while a hand-held camera tours the scene.

Dash point of sale embedded system implemented in a coffee machine


The goal of this project was to build an embedded system which will enable products and/or services to be bought with cryptocurrency. The chosen cryptocurrency was Dash. A Raspberry Pi was used as the hardware that runs the required code and stores the blockchain. The embedded system was built into a vending machine. MDB protocol was used for communicating with the vending machine. Communication with the blockchain is achieved with RPC and ZMQ. The final product enables drinks served by the vending machine to be bought with Dash cryptocurrency by scanning a QR code with the Dash wallet mobile app.

Infobip Code Escape – humanitarno riješavanje coding problema

Infobip organizira Code Escape (www.infobip.com/en/code-escape, https://youtu.be/sh2P9U3sRv0, verzija Room Escape za programere) sa humanitarnim karakterom. Za svaki problem koji timovi riješe, Infobip će donirati određenu sumu novca Dječjoj Bolnici Kantrida, udrugama za djecu DIRA Rijeka i Moje mjesto pod suncem.

Pored donacija Infobip-a, za svaki tim koji se prijavi sa Tehničkog fakulteta i odradi Code Escape (bez obzira na uspješnost) donirati će se dodatnih 2.000,00 Kn po izboru prijavljenog tima (Djecjoj Bolnici Kantrida, udruzi DIRA Rijeka, ili udruzi Moje mjesto pod suncem). Sredstva će osigurati i uplatiti donatori koji su nas direktno kontaktirali. Zainteresirani studenti neka mi se jave za više informacija.

Kristijan Lenac

Prezentacija IoT Challenge-a

Umreži se u internet stvari na prvim specijaliziranim radionicama za razvijanje vlastitih IoT rješenja na SIGFOX mreži.

Sadržaj i prijava
Vodeći svjetski brand za internet stvari premrežio je Hrvatsku i otvorio bezbroj kanala svim developerima i hobistima i kreativcima opće prakse da ostvare svoje IoT ideje.

Najbolji i najbrži način da svoje ideje predstavite poslovnoj i tehnološkoj javnosti je natječaj IoT Challenge, povodom kojeg tvrtka IoT Net Adria održava niz radionica u više hrvatskih gradova i na lokacijama koje okupljaju velik broj tehnoloških entuzijasta koji prepoznaju potencijal koncepta Interneta stvari.

Kako biste prikupili inspiraciju, znanja i vještine potrebne za realizaciju svoje ideje, dana 11.03.2019. godine u 14h, Marko Gojić, IoT specijalist iz tvrtke IoT Net Adria s vama će podijeliti svoje bogato iskustvo u razvoju senzora, platforma i cjelovitih rješenja za Sigfox platformu. Prezentacija IoT Challenge-a će de održati u prostorima STEP RI, Radmile Matejčić 10, Rijeka.

 

Prezentacija IoT Challenge-a

 

Indoor localization application

BuildNGO is an application which is used for indoor localization, it is free to download and easy to use. Before you can use this application you must register on SAILS Tech and download Josm editor.
Josm is a free editor that allows you to create 2D image, building scheme, which are seen in the application buildNGO floor by floor. There are some other applications for android cell phones like “indoor map painter” which are used for editing “painting” walls and rooms that are seen in the same application but are not necessary.

The project was built for the hotel Corinthia in Baška, Croatia, for their guests to find their way around. For an easier testing we built one more application for our college.


BuildNGO
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sails.buildngo&hl=hr
Josm
https://josm.openstreetmap.de/
Indoor map painter
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sails.mapvieweditor

Colaboration with University of Rijeka CUDA Teaching Center

We are proud to announce our collaboration with University of Rijeka CUDA Teaching Center, which was kind enough to offer us development hardware and technical support and training in usage of Nvidia CUDA technologies. With this, we now have access to a CUDA embedded development kit called Jetson TK1. Details about the development kit in the full post.

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