Robots, self-driving car featured on Amazing Race

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Humanoid robots in an Engineering 7 maze and a self-driving car being developed by a University of Waterloo student design team were featured last night in an episode of CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada.

Filmed on campus in early May, the events showcased the state-of-the-art RoboHub and work by WATonomous, and were broadcast in an episode that also included several other locations in Kitchener and Waterloo.

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A contestant in The Amazing Race Canada communicates with a teammate via radio as they work together to guide a humanoid robot through a maze set up in Engineering 7.

Anthony, a contestant on The Amazing Race Canada, communicates with his partner via radio as they work together to guide a humanoid robot through a maze in Engineering 7.

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