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AutoModality wins the 2016 DJI SDK Challenge

August 28, 2016

Competing as Team Autero, AutoModality placed 1st in the fully autonomous Search and Rescue themed challenge. Sponsored by DJI, Ford, and the United Nations, 147 teams competed for the winner-take-all $100,000 prize. The competition finals where held at Griffiss International Airport, in Rome, New York where the best 9 teams faced off head to head to determine the winner. Team Autero was the only team to accomplish either of the major two objectives: landing on a moving vehicle and locating a survivor in a mock disaster area.