Photos: Gearing up for DARPA Challenge

Photos: Gearing up for DARPA Challenge

Summary: Qualifying is over as the finalists prepare for the $2 million race Oct. 8 for robot-driven vehicles.

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  • The sun is up, and the first driverless vehicle is off. The 'bots were started at 10-minute intervals.

  • Sebastian Thrun, robotics professor and head of the Stanford Racing Team, exuberant after the team's entry, Stanley, crossed the finish line, a first in the DARPA Grand Challenge.

  • The three robot finishers of the DARPA Grand Challenge: Stanford's modified Volkswagen Touareg, Stanley, and Carnegie Mellon University's robotic Hummers, Sandstorm and H1ghlander.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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