RE2 Selected for DARPA Robotics Challenge

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RE2, Inc. Selected to Participate in DARPA Robotics Challenge - RE2 to focus on advancing the state of the art of autonomy and perception software – RE2, Inc., in partnership with Soar Technology, Inc. and the University of Texas at Arlington, has been selected as a performer on the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) latest cutting edge robotics program entitled the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC). The goal of the DRC program is to develop and demonstrate innovative robotics technologies for disaster response operations such as in natural disasters or industrial accidents. The technology is intended to allow a robot to perform complex tasks in dangerous or degraded environments considered too dangerous for humans. RE2 was selected as one of 11 teams that are being funded by DARPA to develop software that will run in a government-provided simulation environment. > Read the press release

Posted on October 24, 2012 and filed under What's New.