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DARPA Unveils “Urban Challenge” for Robotic Vehicles

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  1. Chad says:

    I think thats a great idea to change to a uraban enviorment . Because of just how many more challenges they will have to face . It will show more skill to do so the urban eviorment and i think will spawn more high tech robots ( smarter ).

  2. jeff says:

    I agree. It is pretty amazing that robotics technology has advanced so much over the last few years.

    A few months ago I came across a Popular Science article that outline the US military’s plan to add robotics vehicles in several areas of service, up to and including large, autonomous fighting vehicles — like tanks — within the next 20 years or so.

    Fascinating stuff. Here’s the link:


  3. they should start making reaL TRANSFORMERS

  1. November 21, 2006

    […] To up the ante once again, DARPA has commissioned another challenge, now based in an urban environment. Scheduled to take place on November 7th, 2007, the Urban Challenge will offer prizes to the top three vehicles that successfully complete a 60-mile urban course in less than six hours. The course will be filled with moving vehicle traffic, real-world traffic signs and signals and other pesky impediments to robotic driving. […]

  2. May 19, 2016

    […] attempts at the technology here on Driveline Blog more than 10 years ago — see my post on DARPA’s robotic challenge from way back in 2006 — and the pace of development has been astounding. While passenger-car […]

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