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Outfitted with Velodyne’s HDL-32 LiDAR sensor, the pilot-less Embry-Riddle vessel crossed the finish line ahead of the 12 other teams participating in the 7th Annual International RoboBoat Competition, which was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, the AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) Foundation and several industry partners.

Read: Autonomous RoboBoats Navigate International Competition

The Embry-Riddle team, from left: Hitesh V. Patel (Research Associate), Christopher Kennedy (Research Associate), Tim Zuercher (Research Associate).

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