Patrol robotics (Hong Kong Airport Authority)

Project supervisor: Dr. T.W. Chim, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, the University of Hong Kong

About the project
We cooperate with Airport Authority Hong Kong (HKAA) on a smart airport project. One major item is a smart patrol robot. Currently, the robot is used to identify out-of-order lamp bulbs in the airport. However, the robot can be applied to perform other operations in the future. HKAA has agreed to lend us two smart patrol robots with cameras atop for testing and implementation. After several rounds of discussion, below are some possible directions: – Applications that involve object recognition (e.g. recognition of fluid on the floor) – Applications that involve facial recognition (e.g. Kiosk) – Path finding and collision avoidance – Sensor data post-processing (e.g. utilizing temperature and video data for interesting applications).
Project agenda
  • September 2019 - Preliminary study and system design

  • October 2019 - December 2019: Prototype implementation

  • January 2020 - Interim presentation and report

  • February 2020 - March 2020 - Prototype enhancement and testing

  • April 2020 - Final presentation and report

  • May 2020 - Poster exhibition

Project team

A multidisciplinary team of Engineering students:

Au-yeung Ming Lee (CS)
Cheng Sin Yu Grace (CE)
Chu Hoi Fung Michael (CS)
Kung Cheuk Man (CS)
Lau Kin Fung (CS)
Lee Wai Leung (CS)
Mok Tsz Chung (CS)
Pun Kwong Kin (CS)
Tang Chiu Lok (CS)
Tsou Ngai Yan (CS)
Wong Chun Man (CS)
Yu Ka Ming (CS)

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