Two universities from Florida built an automated vessel which outperformed in a marine competition, where their autonomous dual hull boat was able to dock, navigate, and position itself with an intelligent actuator control system. Read more for how they did it and links to their team page.
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There are clearly far too many rich people with bad taste for this car not to exist, because its not exactly a looker now is it. But what it does have are some very cool features, and it uses a lot of Linear Actuators to up its game and make this car simply amazing. The first thing you will notice in the video below is that the tow bar is motion controlled. Press a button on the dash, and the bar flips out for you. That's pretty cool, no one else has done that yet. Next thing you see is the s...