Gerardo Portilla

Gerardo Portilla

Director of Engineering at Peta Optik

Short Biography

Gerardo Portilla has a PhD in robotics from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, is a researcher at ITEFI-CSIC and Director of Hardware Engineering at PetaOptik. He has developed several innovation projects in the field of robotics focused on legged robot dynamics and artificial intelligence.

His latest development called TEFI, is a robot dog that aims to guide and assist blind or dependent people, equipped with different systems such as GPS for navigation, artificial intelligence for decision making and voice processing algorithms for interaction with the user.

Gerardo Portilla and robotic dog
Gerardo Portilla, PhD in Robotics, and his robotic dog TEFI

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