DRC 2017 Wrap Up

The Droid Racing Challenge 2017 took place on the 4th of July with teams from Australia and New Zealand competing. The event was a huge success with teams improving vastly over last year, the number of competing teams doubling in size and even receiving coverage from ABC News   The teams initially faced off against … More DRC 2017 Wrap Up

MathWorks Demonstration

One of sponsors MathWorks for the Droid Racing competition 2017 was kind enough to put on a demonstration for the competing teams on ways to drive and control a droid using MATLAB. Check out the Demos below Differential Drive Demo Vision Demo

NIARC 2016 Wrap Up & Results

The National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition is a student robotics competition designed to encourage development and innovation in the field of robotics. NIARC features competing student teams representing the top universities from across Australia and New Zealand, with each team developing an autonomous robot within 7 months, ultimately competing in a live competition at UNSW … More NIARC 2016 Wrap Up & Results

Bots in a Maze

This semester, we decided to kick things off with a bit more of a bang. Instead of just having talks and Pizza, we decided to┬áchallenge our members new and old to quickly prototype and develop an algorithm for a robot to solve a maze. Members were offered a base design of a robot, with which … More Bots in a Maze

How to make an autonomous vehicle – the 2016 Droid Racing Challenge

The Droid Racing Challenge recently hosted by QUT Robotics Club was an event designed to inspire students and general public alike about the potential of robotic vision. Results and winners were announced with a selection of media from the event in the Droid Racing Challenge Wrap-up. This article is a companion piece highlighting the technical … More How to make an autonomous vehicle – the 2016 Droid Racing Challenge

News for May

Droid Racing Challenge, workshops, AGM The Droid Racing Challenge is just over a month away now, on the 29th of June from 10am – 3pm around the Kidney Lawn at QUT Gardens Point. All spectators are welcome. Self-driving vehicles from eight different university teams will be competing in races around a specially designed race course. … More News for May