Droid Racing Challenge

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The Droid Racing Challenge (DRC) is a student robotics challenge focusing on the development of ground-based autonomous robotic racing platforms. The “droids” that take part in this competition will feature autonomous operation, robotic vision, navigation and obstacle avoidance, and mechanical design optimised for speed. The Challenge has been set so that a small team of undergraduate students should be able to complete a capable robot in one semester.


The Challenge:

Design and build a completely autonomous system capable of racing around a track, denoted by two coloured lines; all while avoiding collisions with other vehicles and obstacles. This is done through the use of computer vision.
By leaving the rest of the robot design open ended it is hoped that teams will find creative and innovative solutions to the problem.


Resources for DRC

Rules Document

Resources Provided by MathWorks


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