DRC 2017 Wrap Up

The Droid Racing Challenge 2017 took place on the 4th of July with teams from Australia and New Zealand competing. The event was a huge success with teams improving vastly over last year, the number of competing teams doubling in size and even receiving coverage from ABC News https://youtu.be/KAYkTM2N3b0   The teams initially faced off …

NIARC 2016 Wrap Up & Results

  The National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition is a student robotics competition designed to encourage development and innovation in the field of robotics. NIARC features competing student teams representing the top universities from across Australia and New Zealand, with each team developing an autonomous robot within 7 months, ultimately competing in a live competition at …

How to make an autonomous vehicle – the 2016 Droid Racing Challenge

The Droid Racing Challenge recently hosted by QUT Robotics Club was an event designed to inspire students and general public alike about the potential of robotic vision. Results and winners were announced with a selection of media from the event in the Droid Racing Challenge Wrap-up. This article is a companion piece highlighting the technical …

Droid Racing Challenge Wrap-up

Droid Racing Challenge Project Page How to make an autonomous vehicle - the 2016 Droid Racing Challenge The task set by the QUT Robotics Club for the inaugural Droid Racing Challenge (DRC) was not a trivial one - to design a ground based vehicle capable of autonomously navigating around a track, other vehicles, and obstacles, …