Remotely operated walking excavator on Jetson at Bauma 2019 Trade Fair

Author: Fyodor Serzhenko

We invite you to experience a demonstration taking place at the Menzi Muck stand at Bauma, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for construction machinery, mining machines, construction vehicles and equipment.

Exhibition location: Messegelände, 81823 Munich, Germany
Dates: April 8-14th, 2019

The Demonstration of remotely controlled Menzi Muck walking excavator will be held outdoors in the Open-air Area North on stand FN.824/1
The daily demo slots are: 11:00, 12:30, 14:00, 15:30, 17:00


Remotely operated walking excavator on Jetson

Menzi Muck walking excavator

Imaging Hardware

  • Two 3.1 MPix XIMEA cameras with Sony IMX252 image sensor
  • Connected to NVIDIA Jetson TX2 via carrier board

Realtime image processing software

  • Provides up to 60 fps of synchronized image acquisition from each of the two XIMEA cameras
  • Realtime processing is offering H.264/H.265 encoding and streaming (including black level, white balance, demosaicing, autoexposure, etc.)
  • Glass-to-glass video latency over 4G/5G network ~50 ms




Menzi Muck AG

ETH Zürich, Mechanical and Process Engineering Dept.




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