MIT Course Enables Students to Build Robotic Racecars from Jetson TK1 Kits

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/mit-course-enables-students-to-build-robotic-racecars-from-jetson-tk1-kits/

The students’ challenge: Build a self-driving mini-robot car that can zip around a tunnel maze track while navigating its twists and turns. During the three-week class, students prototyped and tested autonomy algorithms leading to a timed race around the basement hallways of MIT. To give the cars their autonomous abilities, students design and program algorithms using…