How to connect an autonomous vehicle

    Venue: Nuneaton, Horiba Mira, CV10 0TU
    Cost: This is a free event.

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Starts 19 Nov 10:30

Ends 19 Nov 16:30

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At this event you can explore the connectivity standards suitable for CAV.

'Connected and Autonomous Vehicles' is the hottest topic in the automotive industry. Use cases range from fully driverless cars, to using information from neighbouring vehicles and infrastructure  to enhance Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).  But the question that the industry is puzzling over is: what communication technologies should be used to provide connectivity between nearby vehicles and infrastructure? The European Commission, US, Chinese and Korean governments have led the investment in research projects to develop an optimised communication technology: the ETSI G5 (WAVE or DSRC in the USA) standard. This has been developed but not yet deployed commercially, and it risks being overtaken by the faster evolution of cellular technology using LTE and 5G.  The CW Automotive & Transport Group proposes to address this question by considering:

  • What are the key use cases that will justify the investment in the connected vehicle technology?
  • What are the requirements placed on the communications systems: latency tolerance, geographical coverage, data volumes etc?
  • What standards are available (or coming soon!) to satisfy these requirements, singly or perhaps in combination?
  • In terms of business models, what are the practical considerations (costs, planning, accessibility etc) for the introduction of this technology such that pay-back can be delivered in a realistic timescale?
  • Is it possible to define the most appropriate way forward for all to adopt the same approach, or will the winner be determined via competition?

Speakers include:

  • Paul Spence, Chief Technologist, McLaren Applied Technologies
  • George Psarras, CAV Engineer, HORIBA MIRA
  • Nigel Wall, Director, Climate Associates
  • Mark Barrett, BluWireless
  • Tom Robinson, Technical Director, Conigital 

This event is kindly hosted by HORIBA MIRA, at their Technology Park, Nuneaton.

Starting at 10:30pm, the event will provide delegates with ample opportunities to network with fellow delegates and speakers to explore the themes of this event.

Employees of CW member organisations can attend this event for free. You will need to be logged into your CW account to access your free ticket – log in (or reset your password here)

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LIMITED FREE PLACES AVAILABLE for non-members who are under 35. For further information and to claim a free place please contact clare.kettle@cambridgewireless.co.uk