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RobotX

A photograph of an autonomous vehicle.

The Michigan RobotX team works on deploying their autonomous vessel off the shores of Strawberry Lake in Pinckney, MI. on September 17, 2018. The team is preparing for the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge, a competition set in Hawaii every two years that hopes to advance autonomous surface vessel technology through a series of tasks including obstacle avoidance, object detection and recovery, and signal recognition. Photo by Robert Coelius/ Michigan Engineering, Communications and Marketing