Amazing hardware at the 2016 Sparkfun Autonomous Vehicle Compeition

The Utah State team
Competitors had to pre-program their vehicles through a course. Lots of challenges.
50 MPH + GPS enabled dune buggy = Awesome

My favorite robot at the 2016 was the robotic shopping care from Boulder High. I also loved the battle bot with the doll head and evil eye (from a design perspective). Sparkfun is renowned for driving the latest and greatest in robotics and autonomous vehicle innovation and this year’s Autonomous Vehicle Competition (AVC) lived up to it’s name. Teams traveled from as far away as Boston to compete in battle bots and an lap around a challenging course.

Here are a few photos and a video from the event.

img_20160917_110836136 img_20160917_110959408 img_20160917_111236481_hdr