Update from the Challenge

Filed in General Information by on June 17, 2012 4 Comments

Teams

A quick update from the challenge now that things have settled down. Six teams arrived with robots on site and worked furiously for 2 days building, coding, debugging, fixing, and practicing. On Saturday, 5 of 6 were able to get their robot to the field to try a run and all departed the platform in the direction of the sample!

In the end, no team was able to collect a sample during an official run, therefore no team completed Level 1 or tried Level 2.

Today, teams are practicing or packing up to head out. We will post some links to the various media coverage and photos of the event soon.

Colleen

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  1. avatar Norman says:

    Does this mean the challenge will be repeated next year? Or is that still to be decided?

    • avatar colleen says:

      The decision on whether or not this challenge will continue still needs to be discussed and decided. The goal is to have a decision and announcement on the future of this challenge as soon as possible.

      • avatar Danh says:

        Perhaps WPI can ask for feedback from those who participated and those who decided not to for whatever reasons. Please keep the feedback transparent and unfiltered.

  2. avatar Todd says:

    Colleen,
    You and your crew did an amazing job!

    Thanks

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