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Cooperative Vehicle Localization for Safe and Sustainable Mobility

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Complete
Geo-spatial type
Urban
Total project cost
€3 455 321
EU Contribution
€2 118 525
Project Acronym
COVEL
STRIA Roadmaps
Connected and automated transport (CAT)
Network and traffic management systems (NTM)
Transport mode
Road icon
Transport policies
Digitalisation
Transport sectors
Passenger transport

Overview

Call for proposal
FP7-GALILEO-2008-GSA-1
Link to CORDIS
Background & Policy context

The steadily increasing traffic density in Europe is causing enormous negative effects such as accidents or CO2 emissions. Especially in urban areas, traffic jams and other disturbances are daily phenomena. As the capacity of traffic infrastructure can only slowly be further increased, much more efficient traffic management is necessary to mitigate the negative impacts of road traffic.

Objectives

The aim of the COVEL project is to develop and commercialize the Lane Navigation Assistant (LNA) – an in-vehicle device which will enable lane-level navigation and lane-level traffic management especially in urban areas. The LNA will use satellite positioning as its primary source, whereas these data will be augmented by correction information coming from the EGNOS system. The EGNOS data will be obtained from EDAS and broadcasted to the vehicles using standard Car2Car- / Car2-Infrastructure-communications. Furthermore, the satellite positioning will be enhanced by innovative algorithms for cooperative localization and map matching. The resulting lane-level vehicle positioning will bring navigation and traffic management to a new level of detail and effectiveness.

Methodology

In order to achieve those challenging goals, COVEL will gather partners with outstanding expertise and a wide experience in the field of satellite navigation, communications, and traffic management. The consortium covers the complete value chain and is supported by a traffic management authority and a university.

COVEL has a clear intention to commercialize the project outcome and, thus, to provide an innovative end-user product which is based on EGNOS/EDAS. Furthermore, the project will conduct an active dissemination strategy with website and conference contributions and a special focus on live demonstrations. Finally, COVEL will directly contribute to standardization with a special focus on integrating EGNOS data into automotive communications.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
The European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
FP7-TRANSPORT

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Centro Ricerche Fiat - Societa Consortile Per Azioni
Address
Strada Torino, 50, 10043 ORBASSANO (TO), Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€520 501
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Magneti Marelli Sistemi Elettronici S.p.a.
Address
VIALE ALDO BORLETTI 61/63, 20011 CORBETTA, Italy
EU Contribution
€128 988
Organisation
Centre D'etudes Techniques De L'equipement Du Sud Ouest
Address
Rue Pierre Ramond BP 10, 33166 Saint Médard en Jalles, France
EU Contribution
€326 890
Organisation
Technische Universitaet Chemnitz
Address
STRASSE DER NATIONEN 62, 09111 CHEMNITZ, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€483 900
Organisation
Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe Sas
Address
Rue Grange Dame Rose, 78140 Velizy Villacoublay, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€401 920
Organisation
Here Global B.v.
Address
De Run, 5503 Veldhoven, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€256 326

Technologies

Technology Theme
Advanced driver assistance systems
Technology
EGNOS-GNSS based measuring system for vehicles
Development phase
Research/Invention

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