View Full Version : Pentagon's robotic challenge

05-03-2006, 02:48 PM
Did you see the Darpa challenge when these vehicles went through the desert unmanned? It was amazing. Now they are kicking it up a notch to have the vehicles drive in a city! This is going to be amazing. Self driving cars are just around the corner!

Pentagon's robotic challenge: Dodge little old ladies, lead foots

CNN (http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/05/03/robot.challenge.ap/index.html) - Seven months after an unmanned Volkswagen successfully drove itself over the rugged desert, the Pentagon is sponsoring another challenge for self-driving vehicles that can weave through congested city traffic without causing an accident.