Welcome to the Waterloo RoboHub
This state-of-the-art robotics research, testing, and training facility enables innovative research on multi-robot and human-robot teams with its unique fleet of fixed-base, wheeled, humanoid, aerial, and magnetically-levitated (maglev) robots. Augmenting this fleet are the RoboHub's high precision indoor positioning system and fully equipped control and command centre.
Each type of robotic platform available in the RoboHub brings its own strengths to the fleet, well established through experiment and deployment of the individual systems. The potential to combine fixed-base, wheeled, humanoid, aerial and maglev robots into effective and efficient autonomous teams stands to revolutionize industry along with producing far-reaching societal benefits.
These technologies and the researchers who use them are the reason the RoboHub is where the future of robotics will be developed.
- May 21, 2019
Kerstin Dautenhahn, a research affiliate of the RoboHub, was featured by the University of Waterloo in a short video about her research with the Waterloo Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Laboratory. Kerstin Dautenhahn reminds us that the future of robotics is in our hands. “We build them and it is up to us to decide what they will become.”
- Apr. 17, 2019
An international robotics expert from Germany is joining the University of Waterloo to lead a multidisciplinary research program backed by $10 million in funding from the federal government.
- Apr. 4, 2019
The Ontario Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC), a joint partnership between McMaster University, University of Waterloo, and Western University, is helping to accelerate industry adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies, which will create jobs and strengthen the province’s reputation as a leading manufacturing region.
Since AMC was launched in April 2017, nearly 100 companies have benefited from the advanced manufacturing experts and state-of-the-art facilities at Waterloo.