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Let’s meet again

For all teams that want to participate in the 2022 event, we organise regularly Zoom meetings. Next: May 30th from 16:00-17:00. We will talk about the organisation, tasks, simulation environment and have a Q&A. The Zoom meeting link will be sent to the Field Robot Event mailing list subscribers.

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Rules for robot models in simulation are published

We have published new rules for your own robot model used in simulation. Have a look in 0. Hybrid event under Contest

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Virtual part of the event

In our first teams meeting we explained the virtual part of the event. A pdf of the presentation can be found under Downloads.

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Let’s meet!

For all teams that want to participate in the 2022 event, we will organise a Zoom meeting on Friday, March 4th from 14:00-16:00. Content: Information on how the event will be held. Presentation of the simulation environment. Discuss the preliminary tasks. The Zoom meeting link will be sent to the Field Robot Event mailing list subscribers.

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Support for new teams – Tasks to prepare

The CLAAS foundation will again in 2022 financially support new teams coming to the event! You can apply for the support directly on their website. Thanks at lot already to Sylvia Looks from the CLAAS foundation!

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Tasks to prepare

In the meanwhile we finalised the proceedings from 2021. For those of you who want to get started with the preparation for 2022, please have a look at the team paper and descriptions in the proceedings how they started and were more or less successful with their chosen strategies. The proceedings are a good preparation […]

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Field Robot Event 2022

We are happy to inform you that we will conduct a Field Robot Event in 2022. Although the pandemic situation continues we do not want to give up. After some discussions we want to offer a hybrid version of the event: a mix of a virtual and field contest! We also will return to the […]

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Proceedings 2021 available

Now available:  All proceedings of previous Field Robot Events! See the Downloads tab.

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Kamaro reveals winning code!

One of the goals of the field robot event is to learn from each other. We are therefore very happy with Kamaro’s initiative to make some of their software public. We expect this to boost our community and encourage collaboration and exchange between teams. It also helps aspiring participants to get started. Kamaro has published […]

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CERES II wins Freestyle task

CERES II showed a robotic arm in the freestyle task. This arm, completely developed and build by them, is very impressive. It can lift 6 kg and includes a tool head to fit different grippers and actuators. It also measures the force applied by the gripper.

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The overall winner of the event is Bullseye!

In the first online version of the international Field Robot event team, Robatic was very successful with their robot Bullseye. They won the overall prize. The second prize went to CERES II and Carbonite came in third.

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CERES II wins Removal of objects task

This year’s task 4, requiring robots to remove 10 objects and place them outside the crop on the headland, was the toughest of 18th Field Robot event. Only 3 teams managed to start in this task, but all failed to perform the required action. CERES II won because it damaged the least plants, Bullseye became […]

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Bullseye wins the Field Mapping task

In task 3, the robots scout for weeds and trash in the field. Bullseye detected; eight out of ten. CERES II became second and Carbonite third.

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Bullseye wins Advanced Navigation task

In Task 2, Bullseye did an excellent job. They were the only team to complete the entire field within the limited time of 3 minutes without damaging any plants. Carbonite, the team with no driver’s licence at all, won the second prize. Farmbeast finished in third place.

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Beteigeuze NOVA wins Basic Navigation task

The first winner of the Basic Navigation task of the online international Field Robot event is Beteigeuze Nova. They managed to finish the entire virtual field in 2:22 minutes, with only four plants damaged! The second place went to Carbonite, the 2019 base navigation winner. Bullseye came in third.

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