Author: Valpre

Legged robots have advantages over other forms of terrestrial locomotion, such as wheeled or treaded locomotion. In the past, legged locomotion on compliant terrains, such as sand or gravel, has 
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Facial recognition technology has become an increasingly prominent tool in many areas, ranging from crowd control at public events to data collection for marketing purposes. This revolutionary technology utilises highly 
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During November 2022, PhD student, Matthew Baas and Professor Herman Kamper, both from the Department Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University implemented a Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) for unconditional speech synthesis calling 
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In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on developing robots that can assist in Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) missions. These robots are designed to enter hazardous environments 
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The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, under the guidance of Professor Thinus Booysen, is working on an off-grid electric vehicle (EV) charging solution. It’s funded as part of the 
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The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University boasts a new planar air-bearing test facility. The facility contains a testbed for researchers to validate their projects and perform experiments 
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South Africa has displayed a unique energy supply profile over recent years, where the ability to meet the energy demand consistently has been constrained by physical limitations of the current 
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“As our society becomes more technology driven, the demand for skilled workers in the fields of science technology, engineering and maths (STEM) increases. Unsurprisingly, numerous countries have invested in higher 
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Green energy measures being implemented in the Western Cape are anticipated to help 100 no-fee schools in the area. The project, estimated at R6 million, will see energy efficiency startup, 
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A recently published article, Electrification of minibus taxis in the shadow of load shedding and energy scarcity, by professors Thinus Booysen, Chris Abraham and Arnold Rix of the Department of 
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