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DARPA Robotics Challenge

Postby Thorpedo » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:44 am

Two Million Dollars!

DARPA Robotics Challenge Link

Synopsis:
The primary goal of the DARPA Robotics Challenge program is to develop ground robotic capabilities to execute complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments. The program will focus on robots that can utilize available human tools, ranging from hand tools to vehicles. The program aims to advance the key robotic technologies of supervised autonomy, mounted mobility, dismounted mobility, dexterity, strength, and platform endurance. Supervised autonomy will be developed to allow robot control by non-expert operators, to lower operator workload, and to allow effective operation despite low fidelity (low bandwidth, high latency, intermittent) communications.

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This could be fun! I'm sure we could get an entry ready by 2014.
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