Snowplow competition

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I have missed this in january, but the team of the Ohio University has won again on the Third Annual Autonomous Snowplow Competition. The idea behind this competition is to encourage teams of university or college students to design and build fully autonomous robots that can clean given areas from snow. Teams used all different kinds of technologies to navigate and control the route of the their robot plowers within the area, including GPS, lasers and ordinary webcams. M.A.C.S. (Monocular Autonomously Controlled Snowplow) designed by the team of Ohio University, Avionics Engineering Center was not only the quickest in both challenges, but it was the only robot that removed 100% of the snow.

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