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In June 2013, TRACLabs competed against 26 other teams from around the world in a DARPA sponsored event that focused on controlling a remote, simulated humanoid robot in disaster response scenarios. See ‘TRACLabs participates in DARPA Virtual Robot Challenge’.  On June 27, DARPA announced the results of that competition, and the TRACLabs team placed 4th.  Virtual Robotics Challenge Results.  As a result, TRACLabs will be receiving an Atlas humanoid robot, designed by Boston Dynamics, to compete in the next phase of the competition in December 2013.  In this next phase, 7 Atlas robots will compete against a variety of custom-built robots from other teams in real-world disaster response scenarios.

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