March 15, 2004
Autonomous ground vehicles duke it out in DARPA's Grand Challenge route from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. The prize? One million dollars...
Congress and the Department of Defense view unmanned vehicle technology as a critical element of our future military capabilities. The Grand Challenge is a bold effort to draw widespread attention to the technological issues associated with autonomous vehicles and to generate discontinuous breakthroughs in performance. The format and requirements of the event are specifically designed to target the companies and entrepreneurs that define grassroots American ingenuity so that innovative new approaches can be found.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 15, 2004 11:20 AM