DARPA GRAND CHALLENGE COMPLETED
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 01/01/2006
The Indy Robot Racing Team was proud to compete in the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. We were one of 43 finalists from an original field of 195. We would like to thank our sponsors and team members for all their help with this venture. The racing team's parent company, IndyRobotics, LLC, continues to develop autonomous mobile ground robots for a variety of applications.
Purdue to help sponsor Indy Robot Racing's autonomous vehicle
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 09/29/2005
Purdue University is contributing $50,000 to the Indy Robot Racing Team's autonomous vehicle, IRV. CLICK HERE to read the press release.
IRV Blog: Live from the Mojave Desert
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 09/24/2005
Follow IRV's progress with daily updates from the Mojave Desert! CLICK HERE to read the blog. Starting on Wednesday, September 28th, we will have regular video updates during the National Qualification Event.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Announces Support for the Indy Robot Racing Team
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 09/22/2005
Indiana Continues Its Automotive and Racing Legacy -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home to the greatest spectacle in racing, announced today their support for the Indy Robot Racing Team. CLICK HERE for the full Press Release.
Indy Robot Racing Team Announces Title Sponsor
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 09/09/2005
The Indy Robot Racing Team announced today that Indiana University, and its IUPUI campus, are the official title sponsors for the Indy Robot Racing Team. The $100,000 sponsorship, and announcement, come just days before the team travels West to compete in the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. CLICK HERE for the full Press Release.
Senator Lugar Meets IRV
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 08/20/2005
On a recent visit home, Sen. Richard Lugar took time from his busy schedule to meet IRV--Indiana's Robotic Vehicle. IRV rose to the challenge and put on a great show performing an autonomous drive through a newly built obstacle course. CLICK HERE for photos.
New Online Store
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 07/15/2005
Show your support for IRV and the Indy Robot Racing Team by purchasing team apparel in our ONLINE STORE. We currently accept online credit card transactions through PayPal.
IRV on Bob and Tom
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 07/08/2005
On Friday, July 8th, Scott Jones was a special guest on Indiana's #1 rated Bob & Tom Radio Show. Scott discussed the Indy Robot Racing Team and what it means to Indiana, and updated everyone on IRV's progress. CLICK HERE to listen to the broadcast.
Indy Robot Racing Team Selected to Compete in DARPA Event
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 06/06/2005
The Indy Robot Racing team announced today that it has been selected by DARPA officials to compete in the Grand Challenge National Qualification Event, September 27 to October 5, 2005, at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. CLICK HERE for the full press release.
IRV drives home a nearly flawless DARPA site visit
Posted by: Brandon Fischer | Date: 05/12/2005
IRV, Indiana's Robotic Vehicle, successfully completed five unmanned demonstration course runs, including four obstacle avoidance tests. CLICK HERE for the full press release. Photos and Videos will follow shortly.
Team Leaders on TV
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 04/15/2005
Our Team Leaders, Scott and Doug provided a progress update on the television program Inside Indiana Business. CLICK HERE to learn more...
DGC Application Complete
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 04/12/2005
We have completed all five parts of our application to enter the DARPA Grand Challenge. CLICK HERE to watch our demonstration video.
Indy Robot Racing on TV
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 01/29/2005
Indy Robot Racing officially enters the DARPA Grand Challenge. The event was covered by several major TV stations in Indiana. Checkout the coverage in our Video Gallery.
Indy Robot Racing in the News
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 01/25/2005
The Indianapolis Star wrote a nice article about the team in its Tuesday, Jan 25th edition in web and print.
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 01/22/2005
Indy Robot Racing completed its first fully autonomous operational tests this week. CLICK HERE to watch the test.
Team Leaders on TV
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 11/19/2004
Our team leaders, Scott and Doug were featured in a segment of "Inside Indiana Business". CLICK HERE to watch the video segment.
New Projects List
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 11/11/2004
The team is growing quickly toward its target size. We have posted specific job needs on the "Skills" page which prospective members may apply for by filling out the "Contact" form. If you have an interest in being on the team, apply today. We hope to have all the positions filled before the end of the year.
Team Bios Added
Posted by: Doug Traster | Date: 09/27/2004
Today we have 21 team members including 6 business owners, 4 professors, and 10 other professionals. See 11 of their bios in the section labeled The Team.