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Low-cost Miniature Laserscanner for Environment Perception

Project description

ICT for Safety and Energy Efficiency in Mobility Novel low-cost miniature Laserscanner for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems enhancing road safety The wish and determination for considerably fewer accidents have been pronounced by a number of European stakeholders, like the EU programme ‘Halving the number of road accident victims in the European Union by 2010’. This ambitious safety goal will not be met as scheduled. A number of reasons for that can be brought up.One main reason is the slow market introduction of Intelligent Vehicle Safety Systems (IVSS) and the high cost of safety applications. Today IVSS are limited to a small part of the premium car segment. Future safety systems must be made affordable to penetrate all vehicle segments. Since small and medium size cars are dominating the road traffic and thus most of the accidents.The consortium stresses here that a boost of the market penetration of driver support systems can be realised by generic sensors that are affordable, durable and of compact size to be used in different locations in vehicles or in the infrastructure, providing fully reliable sensor data. All these requirements have not yet met by present day sensors.The MiniFaros consortium will develop totally new low-cost miniature Laserscanner technology that opens up the Advanced Driver Assistance System market for small and medium size cars and broadens the range of possible applications by its• low cost (40 €),• small size (4 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm) for mass production• high performance, like field of view of up to 250 degreeThe consortium will demonstrate and evaluate• the novel Laserscanner serving various applications in vehicle environment, both on a truck and passenger car.• the generic nature of the novel Laserscanner as a sensor that has use outside the vehicle by providing infrastructure based road user information at an intersection to the vehicle via V2I-communication.

Call for proposal

FP7-ICT-2009-4
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Funding Scheme

CP - Collaborative project (generic)
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Coordinator

SICK AG
Address
Erwin Sick Strasse 1
79183 Waldkirch
Germany
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 983 624
Administrative Contact
Kay Fuerstenberg (Dr.)

Participants (6)

SKODA AUTO A.S.
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 66 487
Address
Tr Vaclava Klementa 869
293 60 Mlada Boleslav
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Radim Hrabica (Mr.)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 569 653
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Walter Krause (Mr.)
OULUN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 394 645
Address
Pentti Kaiteran Katu 1
90014 Oulu
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Leila Risteli (Dr.)
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT
Finland
EU contribution
€ 690 253
Address
Tekniikantie 4 A
02044 VTT Espoo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Mauri Aikio (Dr.)
INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 260 442
Address
Patission Str. 42
10682 Athina
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Yannis Vassiliou (Prof.)
VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 233 021
Address
Gotaverksgatan 10
405 08 Goteborg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Kjell Berg (Mr.)