Autonomous Technology to be Presented at the SmartAmerica Challenge Summit

The summit is a culmination of a challenge aimed at uniting more than 100 organizations who dared to demonstrate the potential benefits of cyber-physical systems (CPS) technology

WASHINGTON, DC - Applied Robotics for Installations and Base Operations (ARIBO) will be highlighted at the SmartAmerica Challenge Summit, June 11, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.


The summit is a culmination of a challenge aimed at uniting more than 100 organizations who dared to demonstrate the potential benefits of cyber-physical systems (CPS) technology, programs and test beds to improve safety, sustainability, efficiency, mobility and overall quality of life. Twenty-four teams, including Team ARIBO are scheduled to present their results.

This is a great opportunity for the public and the business community to see new communications technologies and strategies in action for the first time and to be inspired to imagine additional applications and collaborations to make the Internet of things a reality.

Please join us for:

• Keynote presentation by Todd Park, the United States Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President
• Keynote presentation by Dan Tangherlini, the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration
• Team Project Presentations - senior government officials will lead sessions on topics such as healthcare, energy, transportation, disaster response and more
• Demonstrations in the Expo area

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