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New UConn Driving Simulator Provides Data, Learnings for Transportation Industry

Published on July 10, 2018

By: Eli Freund, Editorial Communications Manager, UConn School of Engineering Hidden in a tucked-away side room in the Longley Building is a dark and cold space housing a full-sized 2014 Ford Fusion. Surrounding the car are six screens projecting a cityscape, not unlike the downtowns of the 169 towns and cities spread across Connecticut. While the car … Continued

Mich. universities push ahead on autonomous vehicles

Published on October 23, 2017

Mich. universities push ahead on autonomous vehicles
Lawrence Tech’s vehicle is known as ACTor, or Autonomous Campus Transport/Taxi, and is expected to be functioning on campus by August. It is planned to be a level-three autonomous vehicle, meaning hands can be taken off the wheel and eyes off the road. See full article here

How TTC uses training simulator to train safer operators.

Published on October 6, 2017

How TTC uses training simulator to train safer operators.
‘Any training moment we can dream up’ “Here we can create any training moment that we can dream up,” Lionel Jordan explained, “like training somebody in August how to operate in a snowstorm.” Read the full article on CBC here 

Mind Wandering is Common During Driving

Published on September 7, 2017

Mind Wandering is Common During Driving
Researchers in the United States have investigated mind wandering in volunteers during a driving simulation. When prompted at random during the simulation, the volunteers reported mind wandering 70% of the time. Using electrophysiological measurements, the researchers could identify specific changes in brain patterns when the volunteers were mind wandering. Read more at EurekaAlert  

Realtime Technologies is proud to contribute to LTU researching autonomous taxi

Published on August 19, 2017

Lawrence Technological University has begun the research and development of an autonomous campus taxi thanks to donations from several corporate partners. Hyundai MOBIS, the parts and service division of the Korean automaker, donated $15,000 for the purchase of a Polaris GEM e2 two-seat electric vehicle. Dataspeed Inc., a Rochester Hills engineering firm specializing in mobile … Continued

Congratulations to LTU’s IGVC Spec 2 Team on First Place at Robofest 2017

Published on July 6, 2017

Realtime Technologies, a sponsor for Lawrence Tech’s IGVC Spec 2 team, took first place at Robofest 2017.

Realtime Technologies Delivers to Virgina Tech’s Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Machines (ASIM) lab

Published on June 14, 2017

Virginia Tech mechanical engineering lab receives autonomous driving simulator Virginia Tech’s newest laboratory, the Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Machines (ASIM) lab, is home to a tiny town with robotic vehicles and a full-sized smart car. The lab will provide data-driven, scientific insight into how people interact with automated vehicle systems — a crucial new element to … Continued