Pribot the robotic Prius explores San Francisco The robotic Prius is not a University project. The Pribot is a hobby of Anthony Levandowski, a 28 year old computer engineer living in San Francisco. It looks like autonomous vehicles are easy enough to build in your...
Sep 16 2008, 10:15am CDT
Caterpillar Robotic Mining Truck in the Works The Carenegie Mellon University Robotics Institute, winner of last year's DARPA Urban Challenge, works with Caterpillar on autonomous mining trucks.
These Caterpillar trucks are unbelievably huge, and it is sure fun to...
Sep 10 2008, 10:12am CDT
Google seeks Help of Stanford's Robot Car Stanley The Mercury News reports that Google has licensed the sensing technology that enabled Stanley, the Touareg R5 robot car, which won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge.
The Stanford University developed technology is...
May 21 2007, 11:00am CDT
Stanford's Junior Robot Car Stanford showed it's current state of their robot car for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007 in Palo Alto, CA.
Stanford's AI team has developed Stanley's successor, named "Junior" (after Stanford University founder Leland...
Feb 18 2007, 5:00am CST
DARPA Urban Challenge for Robot Cars Announced After the robot cars mastered the dessert it is time to conquer the urban landscape. This is at least the plan of DARPA.
The 3rd Grand Challenge competition will be held on November 3, 2007. DARPA will award prizes...
May 2 2006, 9:02am CDT
Amazing! Four Robot Cars Finish DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Update:
Official DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Winner Announced
The official winner of the DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 is not yet announced, but it looks like the Stanford University Racing Team with the Volkswagen...
Oct 9 2005, 2:14am EST
DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Started Update:
Robot Cars Finish DARPA Grand Challenge 2005
The first autonomous vehicles are supposed to be on the course in Nevada as the start time is 4:30am PST.
The DARPA Grand Challenge site promises web casts from...
Oct 8 2005, 12:00am EST
Autonomous VW Touareg Stanley Shines at Press Event Volkswagen showed off the autonomous Touareg prototype that will take part in the DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 this autumn.
The Volkswagen Touareg called Stanley has been developed by the Electronics Research Laboratory...
Jun 20 2005, 11:00am EST
DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Autonomous Vehicle Race Apparently to avoid the debacle of last years DARPA Grand Challenge autonomous vehicle race, DARPA is pre-qualifying participants.
DARPA chose 40 teams from 118 entrants now. From those 40 only 20 will actually be...
Jun 8 2005, 4:00am EST
All Robots break down in DARPA Grand Challenge Race Breaking News: All 15 autonomous ground vehicles in the 150-mile race (DARPA Grand Challenge) across the Mojave Desert failed within a few miles of the start today.
Carnegie Mellon University's military Humvee made 7.4...
Mar 13 2004, 8:06pm EST
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