Dr Pablo F Alcantarilla
Dr Pablo F Alcantarilla is the Chief Technology Officer and Head of Research at SLAMcore. His technical expertise includes real-time visual inertial Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), sensor fusion, dense 3D reconstruction and deep learning. Dr Alcantarilla holds a PhD from the University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain where his thesis was on using SLAM techniques for assisting people with visual impairments. Prior to joining SLAMcore, he worked in several institutes and corporations including: Advanced Laparoscopy and Computer Vision Group (ALCoV) in France; The School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology in the USA; Toshiba Research Europe, and iRobot Corporation, both in the UK.
The recent crisis has increased focus on autonomous robots being used for practical benefit. We’ve seen robots cleaning hospitals, delivering food and [..]