UL team Cajunbot will learn fate Thursday

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August 8 2007

UL's team CajunBot will learn Thursday whether it advances as a semi-finalists for the Department of Defense's race of autonomous vehicles.

The DoD agency known as DARPA will announce the list of teams who are moving onto the next phase of contention around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. The UL team is part of the Web cast making it a likely contender for the next round.

It would be the third race that UL has participated in. DARPA began the race three years ago as a way to promote technology development of autonomous vehicles within the private sector to benefit the military.

Check back Thursday afternoon for an update about the team's fate.

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August 8 2007