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 […]

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News for May

Droid Racing Challenge, workshops, AGM The Droid Racing Challenge is just over a month away now, on the 29th of June from 10am – 3pm around the Kidney Lawn at QUT Gardens Point. All spectators are welcome. Self-driving vehicles from eight different university teams will be competing in races around a specially designed race course. […]

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Projects Added and Updated

We’ve added another project to the list for this year, the Mathworks Mission On Mars Robot Challenge 2016. This is a software challenge, where you optimize a robot’s behaviour in simulation, and if you do well you get to go to France and load it on an actual robot! All projects have been updated with more […]

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Projects Updated

The club project pages have been updated, with last year’s projects archived and a new section for current projects. Find them in the menu. New projects will be added to this page throughout the year as they become available.

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NIARC Day 1

Today was the first day of NIARC 2015! It was all about testing and practising on the track. The teams have arrived, the track is constructed, and a full day of testing and checking is over and done. Tomorrow trophies, cash prizes, and bragging rights are up for grabs. Our robot, “Proteus”, is ready, and […]

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NIARC Update

The QUT NIARC team has been working on our entry to the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition since the beginning of the year, and now we are less than one week away from the live finals for the competition. Teams from New Zealand and Australia will battle head-to-head to claim the top spot as best […]

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NQRoS Competition Wrap-Up

NQRoS was featured on the local news in Townsville! On Friday the 22nd of May, QUT Robotics Club participated in the inaugural North Queensland Robotic Sumo Competition (NQRoS) hosted by James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville. We took a team of 5 Robotics Club members and three robots to the competition. The original project page […]

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