22 April 2020

MathWorks Minidrone Competition

MathWorks Minidrone Competition at MATLAB EXPO UK - October 1st 2020.

Minidrone Competition

Challenge yourself to program (from home) a Minidrone to fly over a certain path and land on a specific point using image processing, optimisation and control techniques!

There will be two rounds of competition:

  1. Simulation Round - Use Model-Based Design workflows in Simulink to create a simulation model to complete certain tasks with a Minidrone. Last date of applications is 6th July. We provide a self-contained simulation environment, so participants can work on this from home.
  2. Hardware Deployment Round - Top teams with qualifying models will be invited to a live competition to deploy their Simulink model onto the PARROT Mambo Minidrone.

Competition Timeline

Task Deadline
Competition launch 03 Feb 2020
Round 1 application closure 06 July 2020, 6 PM BST
Round 1 submission 27 July 2020
Round 1 result declaration 01 Sept 2020
Round 2 live event and winners 01 Oct 2020

The competition will be held at Ricoh Arena, Judds Lane, Longford, Coventry, CV6 6AQ, United Kingdom.

The winner of this event will be the team that designs the best minidrone line follower.

You can apply here

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