PROJECTS (C)ITS

INTERCOR PROJECT - BEHIND THE SCENES

V-tron, together with its partners, has been involved in the European Intercor project since 2017. Together with Rijkswaterstaat we travel the four participating countries and the associated project partners. From Rijkswaterstaat a beautiful two-part overview video has been made. The development of the service is well represented in this. Only you achieve nothing, the power of collaboration is confirmed once again in this project.
Test Fest 1: Dordrecht – NL – July 2017
TestFest 2: Reims – FR – April 2018
TestFest 3: Kent – UK – October 2018
TestFest 4: Antwerp – BE – March 2019

PRE TEST-FEST GLOSA HELMOND

 On June 13 and 14 the GLOSA PRE-TESTFEST took place in Helmond. This Testfest is the third Testfest in a series of 5 Testfesten that performs the international Intercor project. The Intercor project (NL, UK, FR, BE) is coordinated by Rijkswaterstaat and focuses on the roll-out of C-ITS services in Europe that are interoperable across national borders. The PRE-TESTFEST is organized by the Province of Noord-Brabant and the municipality of Helmond in cooperation with the UK partners. During these two days the Intercor standards for C-ITS GLOSA (Green Light Optimum Speed ​​Advice) were tested by various suppliers from home and abroad.

V-tron has created its own ZOOF variety in cooperation with the ITS corridor team to support GLOSA services. During this two-day event V-tron gave several demonstrations to give an impression to the audience present. more information?

Intercor (EN) or Smart Wayz (NL)

I-CAVE

This research program addresses current transportation challenges regarding throughput and safety with an integrated approach to automated and cooperative driving. In i-CAVE a Cooperative Dual Mode Automated Transport (C-DMAT) system is researched and designed, consisting of dual mode vehicles which can be driven automatically and manually to allow maximum flexibility. The program integrates technological road maps for automated and cooperative driving, accelerating the development of novel transportation systems addressing today’s and future mobility demands. Besides these enabling technologies, focus is put on fault tolerance and fail safety, wireless communications, human factors and others addressing transition of control between manual and automated driving and response of other road users. i-CAVE tackles the main challenges of automated driving, i.e., achieving high levels of safety and reliability through rigorous technological design, combined with seamless integration between automated and manual driving to obtain maximum flexibility and user acceptance. A living-lab will be used for the integration and evaluation of accurate vision-based mapping and localization techniques, distributed cooperative vehicle control algorithms and fleet management methods. In addition it allows for a close-to-market transport system, which can be commercialized by the transport industry, specifically leading automotive tiers in the Netherlands, by applying the results in their road maps.

TALKING MAPS

The cars of the road inspectors of the province of Noord-Brabant are going to collect data for digital maps. Under the name Talking Maps, the cars scan the 560 kilometers of provincial road. The test must show whether inspection vehicles can indeed serve as a sensor, whether they collect sufficient data for a good map and whether that map can also help to manage the roads efficiently. These high definition (HD) maps, which show very detailed characteristics of the road, are also important for self-driving cars.

Talking Maps is a trial by the cooperating province of Noord-Brabant, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and the companies V-TRON and AND and will last a maximum of two years. The organizations involved signed a cooperation agreement on Intertraffic at the RAI in Amsterdam on 20 March.

According to Ruben Kragten, representative in the cooperation from V-TRON, the agreement is a good example of a collaboration between market parties and governments. “We want to test and apply our technical solutions in traffic. And we can not do that alone. We are happy to work together with the government, “he says

ZOOF A16

Rijkswaterstaat works daily on an accessible Netherlands. We do this not only through the construction of new roads and waterways, but also through more efficient use of existing infrastructure. Innovative systems for travel information and traffic management can help us. At present we are working – in coordination with Germany and Austria – on the introduction of a number of cooperative ITS services on a so-called ‘corridor’, the route that runs from Rotterdam, via Breda, Tilburg and Eindhoven to Venlo (A16 – A58 – A2 – A67 ): V-tron has stepped in as an HMI (Human Interface) supplier. V-tron provides the interface towards the driver. If there are reports from the roadside (A16 – A58 – A67), this is shown to the driver in the ZOOF app and he / she can adjust her driving behavior accordingly. More information about this project can be found on the site of the ITS Corridor

FIELDTEST A58

Are sensor data from vehicles technically useful for traffic management or other services in the future? That is the central question during a test with the Probe Vehicle Data service, commissioned by the C-ITS Corridor project team at Rijkswaterstaat. READ MORE.. During the test – which was coordinated from the Innovation Center in Helmond – the On Board Units of passing test vehicles sent messages with information about the vehicle, such as position and speed. The messages were received by the secure ETSI G5 wifi connection. In addition, messages were also collected from the test vehicles via the mobile 3 / 4G network. For this, the ZOOF app of the Spookfiles A58 project has been used. The first findings are positive. The logging of the messages sent by the test cars proved to be easy to read. And via a web viewer the exact locations and traveled routes of the test vehicles were shown.

ZOOF A58

ZOOF is an app for iPhone and Android phones that you as a road user advises about the optimum speed, about handling at entry and exit lanes and about the following distance after traffic jams. With ZOOF you score points (ZOOFies) by following these recommendations, which you can exchange for nice rewards with the partners of ZOOF. At the moment ZOOF can be used on the A67 and A58, allowing you to drive from Tilburg to Eindhoven and Venlo with ZOOF. ZOOF is a product that arises from a collaboration between the regional government agency BBZOB (Beter Benutten Zuid-Oost Brabant), SRE (Samenwerkingsverband Regio Eindhoven), the Province of Noord-Brabant and the business community. Together, the government and the business community are looking for a better flow on the Dutch motorways. Within the projects Brabant InCar III and Spookfiles A58, ZOOF carries out tests for the government on the A67 and A58 that focus on improving traffic flow. You can participate in these tests! ZOOF can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and Apple AppStore. Register via the app, start the route and score ZOOFies! More information about this project can be found on the ZOOF website.
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