Bots in a Maze

This semester, we decided to kick things off with a bit more of a bang. Instead of just having talks and Pizza, we decided to┬áchallenge our members new and old to quickly prototype and develop an algorithm for a robot to solve a maze. Members were offered a base design of a robot, with which […]

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 […]

QUT Droid Racing Challenge 2016!

The Droid Racing Challenge is right around the corner! Teams from QUT, UQ, Griffith, and UNSW will compete next Wednesday 29th of June. Autonomous droids will race around the Kidney Lawn at QUT Gardens Point round-robin style, facing off against each other using robotic vision to navigate their way around the race course and obstacles. […]

Droid Racing Challenge Update

UPDATE 15/3: Due to high levels of interest, we will be limiting the challenge to 20 teams. The first 20 teams to register before April 1st will be accepted. Please use the registration form on the webpage. The main aspect of this challenge is computer vision, and we therefore do not require all mechanical components […]