DARPA Robotics Challenge

Beginner’s guide to the humanoid robot challenge (DRC)

The first real world trial in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) will be held on December 20-21 2013 at Homestead Freeway in Florida. Yes, it's open to the public. Anyone can come along and watch huma...
03 December 2013, by

DARPA’s Virtual Robotics Challenge a practical step forward on the long road toward disaster-response capable humanoids

  Based on a media rountable discussion with DRC Program Manager Gill Pratt and CEO of the Open Source Robotics Foundation Brian Gerkey. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster was a wake-up call...
24 July 2013, by

euRathlon and the DARPA Robot Challenge: A difference of approach

  A week ago the DARPA Robotics Challenge unveiled the ATLAS humanoid robot, which will be used by seven competing teams. Developed by Boston Dynamics, ATLAS is an imposing 1.8m 150Kg bipedal humano...
22 July 2013, by

Visions of transformative research: Risk-reward, variation-selection, hot trends, exploration of the wild

Over the last 20 years or so, a sense that science has become conservative or incrementalist has developed, and calls for change in the approaches to public funding of research have been heard from va...
08 July 2013, by

DARPA Virtual Robotics Challenge results

The first competition of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) was a software simulation of humanoid rescue work. The 6 best teams were to be allocated ATLAS robots for the next stage of the challenge, b...
27 June 2013, by

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