The final of the Urban Challenge is just about to begin. There’s a live video stream at http://www.grandchallenge.org. The commentators aren’t experts, but the footage is excellent. TGDaily, who have provided some of the best coverage during the week, are also live blogging the final and hopefully will have some more sensible commentary.
Once the robots roll out the gate, they’re going to be totally on their own for up to six hours. I hear some of the teams were making code changes right through last night, so what happens today is anybody’s guess. For lots of people out in Victorville, it’s going to be a very tense few hours.