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Google Mars 3D
In February, 2009, Google released Google Earth 5.0, which included the new 3D Mars feature that we've been working....
Global Earth Overlays
In the early days of the Vision Workbench I developed some software for the GigaPan panorama image stitcher. It....

Moon and Mars Terrain Reconstruction
The flagship application for the NASA Vision Workbench has been the Ames Stereo Pipeline, a stereo correlation....
Small Spacecraft Working Group
In 2006, the Intelligent Systems Division at Ames (with a few partners at JPL and elsewhere) convened a Small Spacecraft....

Google Moon
When Google made their original 2D Google Moon site, it was one part serious commemoration of Apollo and one part....
Autonomous Aerial Vehicles
Sometime around the beginning of 2006 the Evolvable Systems Group joined forces with the Adaptive Control Group....

The NASA Vision Workbench
Starting in 2006 I spent more and more of time time diving into robot vision and image processing, mostly with....
The NASA Gallery in Google Earth
In 2006, NASA Ames and Google (our next-door neighbor in Mountain View) decided to forge a more formal relationship....

ROSE Robot Simulation
While I was developing my first modular robotic system at NASA, I was also simultaneously developing a physics-based....
Leonardo
Leonardo was a joint project of the Robotic Life Group at the Media Lab and Stan Winston Studio. At the time he....

Public Anemone
In 2003 I joined the new Robotic Life Group at the Media Lab (now called the Personal Robots Group) as a founding....
Medusa Motor Controller
The most sopphisticated of the various motor control systems that I built while at MIT was the 16-channel Medusa....

Modular Robots, v2
After I finished buiding the dozen or so modules of my first modular robot system at NASA, it was time to take....
Modular Robots
When I first arrived at NASA I joined the Evolvable Systems Group, which focused on using genetic algorithms and....

Distributed Audio
I've had a long-standing fascination with distributed music and intelligent audio systems. One of my first side....
Media House
In the Fall of 2001, as my last project with the Physics and Media Group at the Media Lab, I put together the distributed....

Distributed Embedded Systems and the “Filaments”
When I first joined the MIT Media Lab as a sophomore in 1998 it was to help the Physics and Media Group finish....
MIT Robot Control Hardware
Over the years at MIT I designed a number of robot control systems for robots of all sizes. At the low end....

Eurobot 2000 and 2001
In 2000 and 2001 I was part of MIT teams that were invited to compete in the Eurobot robotics competitions in France....
The MIT ORCA 2b
In 2001, after victories with the ORCA 1 and ORCA 2, most of the core of the MIT Autonomous Underwater Vehicles....

The MIT ORCA 2
In the summer of 1999, basking in the success of the ORCA 1 submarine the previous year, MIT Project ORCA entered....
The MIT ORCA 1
This is the ORCA 1, which was my first forray into serious robotics. Project ORCA was the codename for the MIT....