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Definition of necessary vehicle and infrastructure systems for automated driving

SMART 2010/0064

Definition of necessary vehicle and infrastructure systems for automated driving

Background & policy context: 

SMART 64 is a project to define the necessary vehicle and infrastructure systems for automated driving. SMART 64 served as a foundation to other recent and ongoing EC automation projects.

Objectives: 

To define the necessary vehicle and infrastructure systems for automated driving.

Funding Source(s): 
European Commission DG Information Society and Media
Key Results: 

Main Findings:

  • It is the driver that needs to understand, accept and buy it
  • It is the technology that has to fulfil the safety requirements
  • It is the business models that make deployment reality

Research needs include: 

  • Affordable accuracy and reliability
  • Standardization
  • Fail safe, graceful degradation
  • Clarification of driver role and responsibility
  • Adaptation by driver

Results led to first EC Workshop on Automation in October 2011 and to the creation of the iMobility Forum Automation WG
 

Documents: 
Partners: 

• TNO
• DLR
• University of Southampton
• Frost & Sullivan
• Tecnalia

Organisation: 
TNO