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DARPA robotics challenge this week...

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials will take place Dec. 20 and 21 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, FL.


I’ll be traveling in FL that day but unfortunately not there. Spectators can watch as the robots test their capabilities to provide assistance in future natural and man-made disasters.


There are a number of videos on You Tube and this one is an overview of the event, from one robot teams perspective:


Once I get home, I hope to be able to dig into the results.

Karan Shukla | ‎12-24-2013 12:08 AM

I'm surprised at how low NASA scored compared to the others... but Schaft did really good, way ahead of MIT's Atlas and CMU's Chimp. And of course, it was bought by Google...

| ‎12-30-2013 11:53 AM

I scheduled this post before I went on a 7 day cruise for the holidays. Now I need to see what the results really were.

| ‎01-01-2014 01:33 PM

The DARPA Robotics Challenge contest site now has the results.

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