Tag Results for tethers (6)

  1. DARPA Urban Challenge

    Tony Tether just announced that the Urban Challenge will take place in Victorville, CA at the George Air Force Base. The 36 teams going to the qualifying event on October 26-31 will be whittled down to 20 by the November 3 final. Stanford, whose "Stanley" won the 2005 Grand Challenge, made the team again. See the full roster. …

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  2. City City Bang Bang

    At 10:45 a.m. PST on Thursday 9 August, DARPA director Tony Tether will announce the semi-finalists and location for the DARPA Urban Challenge, an autonomous vehicles competition in which cars controlled solely by on-board computers will race each other through an urban environment with moving traffic and obstacles. The Urban Challenge takes place on November 3 of this year in an as-yet undisclosed location with as-yet unidentified participants. To watch the announcement, go to the live webcast. The grand prize for autonomous navigation of the 60-mile course in under six hours is $2 million. John Voelcker has written …

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