Autonomous robot cars drive DARPA Urban challenge

Autonomous robotic vehicles compete for .5 million as they navigate urban streets with no human control. Government Technology videos at govtech.com. Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted content is moderated, RealityPod does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided in posts of this particular category.

Stanford robot car “Junior” in action, DARPA Urban Challenge

Yesterday, a Volkswagen Passat drove around a parking lot in Mountain View, CA, made three-point turns, and followed the rules at a four-way stop–all without human intervention. The computer-controlled car is named Junior, and it’s Stanford University’s official entry in the DARPA Urban Challenge, a race in which an autonomous car must navigate city streets,