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The Team

Team Members

  • Michael Cornejo, 5th year Physics student
  • Steven Cotton, 4th year Electrical Engineering student
  • Jared Blaine, Master student in ECE
  • Laura Morejón Ramírez, 3rd year Aerospace Engineering student


Team 1's main goals were to build an autonomous, 1/10 scale vehicle that could reliably drive on two different pre-designed tracks as well as respond to a collection of commands received through voice recognition.

The Car: Donkey

Using the provided DonkeyCar framework, and training our car


Autonomy Kit

The Project: Voice Recognition Using Alexa Skills Developer Console

Although our project idea was inspired by 2018SpringTeam6, we did some research and found an easier way to make our Donkey Car successfully recognize commands: using Amazon's existing voice recognition software, we were able to organize our commands into categories, called intents, and give the program different potential commands, or utterances that a user may call.