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Linux Powered PS3 to be used in DARPA Urban Challenge

Aug 06, 2007, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Axion Racing was the first team to autonomously drive up to the top of Colorado's Pike Peak and now leads the way by finding cutting edge uses for the beleaguered Sony PS3. This two time DARPA Grand Challenge qualifier is the first racing team to implement Yellow Dog Linux and a Sony PlayStation game console to manage one of seven autonomous vehicle cameras.

"Maybe things aren't all that bad for Sony in the company's fight with Microsoft and Nintendo to sell the latest crop of game stations..."

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