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Knowledge Driven Planning and Modeling
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

This project will aid in the development of measurement science and standards to enable advancements in planning by robots in scenarios relevant to … more

Product Information for Composite and Additive Manufacturing Project
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2013

Recent breakthroughs in materials and additive manufacturing processes are revolutionizing manufacturing. These new smart manufacturing processes … more

Mobile Autonomous Vehicle Obstacle Detection and Avoidance
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2013

Mobile equipment is heavily used in manufacturing. There is a growing acceptance of either partially or fully autonomous equipment in the … more

Safety of Human-Robot Systems in Fixed Workcell Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Safe human-robot collaboration in manufacturing work cells is widely seen as key to the future of robotics. When humans and robots share the same … more

Next-Generation Robotics and Automation Program
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

The objective of the Next-Generation Robotics and Automation Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to safely increase … more

Smart Manufacturing and Construction Systems Program
Last Updated Date: 01/09/2013

The objective of the Smart Manufacturing and Construction Control Systems Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science for … more

Manufacturing Modeling and Simulation
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Although manufacturing simulation tools can be considered mainstream technology, most U.S. manufacturers do not take full advantage of this … more

Key Performance Indicator Effectiveness
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are primary tools for optimizing factory operations, but manufacturers do not fully benefit from KPIs. As a … more

Factory Equipment Network Testing Framework Project
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Smart factories rely heavily on both wired and wireless networks for real-time control and information exchange. Users have to make critical … more

Measurement Science for Optimized Machining Processes
Last Updated Date: 12/21/2012

Machining is the workhorse process that adds the most value to engineered products, since it is capable of achieving the precision required for … more

Federal Highway Administration Exploratory Advanced Research Program
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

Leverage NIST knowledge and capabilities in task analysis, perception, autonomous vehicle systems, and performance measurements to support an FWHA … more

Army Research Laboratory Perception/ Performance Evaluation Project
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

The detection, classification, and tracking of moving vehicles and people from an unmanned vehicle maneuvering at speeds of up to 80 kph remain a … more

DARPA Learning Applied to Ground Robots (LAGR) Project
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) participated in the Defense Advanced Research Project … more

PRIDE (Prediction In Dynamic Environments)
Last Updated Date: 12/08/2011

PRIDE (Prediction In Dynamic Environments) is a hierarchical multi-resolution framework for moving object prediction that incorporates multiple … more

Dynamic Tracking or Ground Truth Referencing of Robotic Perception Systems for Army Research Laboratory and Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T)
Last Updated Date: 12/08/2011

Develop and deploy measurement technologies and test methods with a focus on obtaining ground truth for fixed and moving objects in support of the … more

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