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Stanley

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Stanley is an autonomous Volkswagen Touareg that won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. It completed the 212-kilometer (132-mile) desert course in the shortest time and claimed the $2 million prize.

Creator
Stanford University
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2005
Type
Autonomous Vehicle, Research
Creator
Stanford University
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2005
Type
Autonomous Vehicle, Research

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FEATURES
Equipped with AI software that integrates sensor data and uses machine learning and probabilistic reasoning to make driving decisions.
HEIGHT
N/A cm | N/A in
LENGTH
475.4 cm | 187.2 in
WIDTH
192.8 cm | 75.9 in
WEIGHT
2400 kg | 5291 lb (car only)
SPEED
61.2 km/h | 38 mph (top speed during race)

SENSORS
Camera, two radars, GPS, six-axis inertial measurement unit, five Sick laser range finders.
ACTUATORS
One DC motor attached to the steering column and one linear actuator attached to the gear shift (to change between drive, reverse, and parking). Custom interface for direct electronic actuation of throttle and brakes. Car engine: turbocharged five-cylinder in-line diesel.
POWER
Vehicle alternator and custom power system with backup batteries
COMPUTING
Six Intel Pentium M computers, Gigabit Ethernet switch, and sensor interfaces.
SOFTWARE
Linux OS. Custom software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
N/A
MATERIALS
N/A
COST
N/A
STATUS
Discontinued
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://cs.stanford.edu/group/roadrunner