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3D robot vision research grant

Øyvind Borgan
2019-02-01

Norwegian Gov't. checking in.

On the last day of January 2019, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Trade and Industry, and John-Arne Røttingen, CEO of the Research Council of Norway (NFR), visited the Zivid HQ.

Minister of Trade at Zivid

Zivid received The Research Council of Norway’s Innovation Award for 2018, and with focus on long-term investment in research and innovation, the Norwegian Government granted Zivid and SINTEF additional research funds until 2022. The project focus is enhanced 3D color vision and algorithms for robot- and machine vision.

Norway Minister of Trade and Industry talked to the founders of Zivid
( Norway's Minister of Trade and Industry talking to the founders of Zivid )

Presenting the grant was John Arne Røttingen of NFR;

This is an example of years of fundamental research that spun out to a company with exciting and market leading technology.

The Minister of Trade and Industry appreciated the human-like vision for collaborative robots. Here he is with the ABB YuMi with Zivid 3D color vision.

Minister of Trade leader

Check out some more of Zivid's application areas:

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