Tag Archives: ADAS

No easy task for advanced driver assistance systems to read road markings correctly

It is not always easy for advanced driver assistance systems to read road markings. Sunshine, shadows and rain are just some of the factors that can affect readability. The systems are also occasionally confused by longitudinal cracks. VTI researcher Sara Nygårdhs is project manager for...

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Feasibility, costs and benefits of retrofitting ADAS to improve road safety

In order to decrease road fatalities, the European Parliament has made several ADAS mandatory in new models from June 2022 onward. Through retrofitting, the uptake of these ADAS in the vehicle fleet could be improved. VTT and Ecorys have studied the feasibility, costs and benefits of retrofitting...

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ADAS&ME is tackling the interaction between people and technology

ADAS&ME is a major EU project focused on automation, the human condition and  the human environment. The budget is EUR 9.6 million and VTI is the coordinator. ADAS stands for Advanced Driver Assistance System. ADAS&ME in turn is an acronym for “Adaptive ADAS to support incapacitated...

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EU project protects cyclists and pedestrians

According to the World Health Organisation, more than one quarter of road traffic fatalities in 2010 were pedestrians and cyclists. Every year, about 335,000 unprotected road users die because of traffic accidents, which shows the scale of the problem. The EU project Prospect intends to reduce...

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