Precise Positioning Mower Hack

Do you like to program and implement your ideas related to precise positioning and would you like to contribute to the creation of an innovative technological solution for autonomous lawn mowers?
Precise Positioning Mower Hack is right for you and your team!
You cannot miss this opportunity! Complete the team, ideas and get to work.
We invite teams of min. 3 and max. 4 people, which will form a team and work together on a specific task. The only limitation is the time to complete the task, which will be 24 hours. The hackathon will take place online on the Google Meet platform - the link to the event will be sent soon.
The start of the event will be agreed with the participants after filling the limit of places (max. 20 teams)
Registration is "Open"
The hackathon will be held in English.
The winners will receive cash prizes and the opportunity to join the start-up.

1st place - 10 000 PLN
2nd place - 6 000 PLN
3rd place - 4 000 PLN


Register and check for yourself!

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About the hackathon

Precise Positioning Mower Hack is a hackathon that aims to promote and search for innovative solutions (integration of various measurement techniques) in the field of precise positioning of autonomous vehicles (in this case lawn mowers) using GNSS satellite navigation, INS inertial navigation and additional sensors increasing positioning accuracy.
This event is aimed mainly at programmers, electronics engineers, automatics, robotics, surveyors and other people interested in this subject.

Task to do


The task will consist in the development of a filter for the integration of various precision positioning techniques (GNSS + IMU + odometer), taking into account e.g. the lack of data from one of the sensors or inaccurate determination of the GNSS position. The integration filter should be developed in Python or Matlab. All teams will receive a complete set of the same measurement data and the necessary sketches/drawings of the platform (offsets) with which the data was collected. Each team will provide the developed code with comments and a *.txt file with the results of the integration filter (coordinates in the GRS80 (XYZ) or NEU system) in a fixed format. The jury will evaluate the task of each team based on the results obtained, the recorded reference trajectory (available only to the jury) and the approach to developing the integration filter.
In order to better prepare for the task, we provide Participants with technical specifications of sensors, the format and type of measurement data, the format of the result file and a sketch of the measurement platform.

Examples of files with measurement data + sensor offsets + reference trajectory:
Download
Sensor Application Notes:
Download

Registration


To participate in the event, you must register using the form. Participation in PPM Hack is free, and the limit is 20 teams. The order of applications decides. Registration is "Open" and will last until the limit of places is filled. The organizer reserves the right to start the event even if the team limit is not reached. By registering, you accept the Regulations.
Registration form

Schedule


9:00 - 10:00 AM UTC+0


Organizers' speech


10:00 - 11:00 AM UTC+0


Invited lectures


T. Hadaś, K. Kaźmierski. "Limitations in GNSS precise positioning" - Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences


11:30 AM UTC+0

Start of the Hackathon


9:00 AM UTC+0

End of the Hackathon


Detailed program

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Contact

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Adrian Kaczmarek

adrian.kaczmarek@upwr.edu.pl


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