Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition

Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) strives to give students a design experience at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary engineering education. Students design, test and build a fully autonomous ground vehicle robot that must negotiate an outdoor obstacle course.

Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.

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MATLAB and Simulink

Robotics Arena

Learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to design algorithms, create simulations, and speed up development for student competitions in robotics and unmanned systems.

Video Tutorials for Your Team

Interactive Online Tutorials

Learn by doing! Our 2-hour online courses provide a hands-on learning environment where you will interact with a web-based version of MATLAB and receive instant and contextual feedback.

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Computer Vision Video Tutorials

Learn to design and deploy computer vision algorithms using MATLAB and Simulink with these free training materials.

Code Generation Video Tutorials

Learn how to convert MATLAB functions and Simulink models to C/C++ code.

Racing Lounge Blog

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The Winner's Circle

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