[robotics-worldwide] UAV Challenge - $40,000 first prize

Jonathan Roberts Jonathan.Roberts at csiro.au
Tue Feb 6 14:44:26 PST 2007

The UAV Outback Challenge is now open.

This event, hosted by the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace 
Automation (ARCAA), will be held in Queensland, Australia, in September 

The challenge is to demonstrate a UAV that can locate a stranded walker 
in the Australian Outback and deliver him a water package to save his life.

The prize is AUS$40,000.

Please go to the UAV Outback Challenge web-site for more details:


IMPORTANT: Closing date for nominations is the 30th March, 2007

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