At the CENEX-CAM event that took place at Millbrook Proving Ground on 4 and 5 September 2019, we demonstrated the progress made in the project, showing that the Autoware-based software on the Streetdrone was able to control the vehicle by following waypoints consistently and accurately.
The demonstration scenario consisted of three parts and reflects how we believe AVP will be used in real life. In the demo, you can see:
- The vehicle following a predefined set of waypoints to the designated parking spot, having been dropped off at a designated drop-off zone by its driver,
- The vehicle exiting the parking spot and driving to the pick-up zone (where the vehicle’s regular driver would collect it),
- A test of our automatic emergency braking, using the front-centre ultrasonic sensor on the vehicle.
Read more, and watch the video below.