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Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition

An overview image of the environment for ARIAC 2020 showing the bins, conveyor belt, shelves, and new robot

An overview image of the environment for ARIAC 2020 showing the bins, conveyor belt, shelves, and new robot

 Latest Updates

02 July 2020

The ARIAC Team will be holding a workshop for the ARIAC 2020 Competition and to discuss the future of ARIAC on Monday 06 July 2020. More details can be found at the Workshop Link to the left or at https://www.nist.gov/el/intelligent-systems-division-73500/agile-robotics-industrial-automation-competition/workshop


01 June 2020

We are happy to announce the results of the 2020 ARIAC Competition:

  1. Team Virsli, Laszlo Bojtos, Attila Vidacs, Jozsef Peto, Gergely Matyas, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME VIK TMIT), HSN Lab, Cloud Robotics Group (1st Place, $10,000 prize)
  2. Team Sirius, (2nd Place, $5,000 prize)
  3. Team RuBot, ARCL, Rutgers University (3rd Place, $2,500 prize)
  4. Team PackSwiftly, Steven Gray (4th Place)
  5. Team irgum, Andras Polgar (5th Place)

The scoring was performed based on a combination of performance, efficiency and cost metrics across the trials, in addition to the results from a panel of three Judges.

Congratulations to all the participating teams on their innovative solutions to the problems posed by the ARIAC 2020 Competition.

Some highlights from the 2020 NIST-led Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC). This is the fourth year of the competition, which included robots navigating around human workers and a dual-armed robot on a gantry.

23 April 2020

The deadline for submission of your code for the qualifiers is this Friday, April 24 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

Make sure to visit the news page on the github for the latest details about the code and competition details. 

https://github.com/usnistgov/ARIAC/blob/master/wiki/misc/updates.md


20 March 2020

Make sure to visit the news page on the github for the latest details about the code and competition details. 

https://github.com/usnistgov/ARIAC/blob/master/wiki/misc/updates.md


03 March 2020

The environment for ARIAC 2020 is being released today!  Please go find more info at https://github.com/usnistgov/ARIAC

 


04 February 2020

ARIAC 2020 is ramping up now!  Check back here for more information in the coming weeks as the details are confirmed.

Register here to get updates as soon as they're available!

We are planning on this being a prize competition as it has been in the previous years, so there will likely again be $17,500 in prize money spread among the top 3 finishers.

Dates of the Competition:

  • Qualifier Begins: April 6, 2020
  • Qualifier Ends: April 10, 2020
  • Competition Testing Period Begins: May 11, 2020
  • Competition Testing Period Ends: 5:00 PM, EDT (UTC-05:00), May 22, 2020

Check back here soon for more details!

 


 

Created September 16, 2016, Updated July 2, 2020