In December 2020, Prometheus appeared on the BBC when Technology reporter Chris Baraniuk interviewed representatives from the Prometheus project partners for an article that appeared on the BBC Business website.
In November 2020, Headlight AI attended the virtual Commercial UAV Show 2020 where we heard from speakers about new trends and emerging technologies.
In October 2020, our paper ‘Intelligent Exploration and Autonomous Navigation in Confined Spaces’ was accepted for publication and was presented at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Conference held in January 2021. The paper presents approaches that allows robots to make intelligent decisions by being self-aware and aware of dangers in its surroundings. This work will be fundamental to how the Prometheus drone reacts and plans its path in a confined space
In June 2020, Professor Sara Bernardini from Royal Holloway University of London participated in CogX, a conference on AI attracting more than 40,000 people this year. She was in the Research Stage “The Long View” organised by the Alan Turing Institute, in the panel “Collaborative Robotics and Autonomous systems”. Among other topics, she presented research carried out in the context of the Prometheus project.
In April 2020, Liam Brown PhD Researcher at University of Manchester presented Prometheus to the Robotics and AI in Nuclear (RAIN) Conference.
In March 2020, Dr Simon Watson of University of Manchester presented Prometheus to the European Robotics Forum in Malaga.
In November 2019, Callen-Lenz attended the Vertical Flight Expo trade show to raise awareness of Prometheus to the drone industry.
In October 2019, Headlight AI had a stand at the Railway Forum 2019 in Berlin and Dr Puneet Chhabra presented at the conference.
In October 2019, Dr Jameel Marafie and Dr Puneet Chhabra of Headlight AI attended the TechDay event in London, and Dr Jameel Marafie presented at the conference.
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund
This project was funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund under the Robotics and AI in Extreme Environments challenge.
The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is delivered by UK Research and Innovation. Innovate UK is a part of UK Research and Innovation.