The Delphi American company is also working on autonomous vehicle technologies. Last year showed a prototype that traveled alone from San Francisco to New York, and now shows the next phase of this technology, the V2E (vehicle-to-everything) system, which enables vehicle communication with the environment.
Autonomous vehicle functionality does not end with the recognition of signs and other objects, nor the use of accurate road infrastructure maps that provide the ability to move independently. These vehicles must be equipped with many additional systems to improve their functionality. Delphi has recently introduced this technology, which is launching another phase in the design of autonomous systems.
Its latest concept is a vehicle-to-everything (V2E) system that enables vehicle communication with the environment. Appropriate technological solutions allow the vehicle to communicate with the street, traffic signs, traffic lights, other road users, and even pedestrians. And all this is to improve the performance of such cars and improve safety. According to Jeff Owens, head of technology at Delpi, V2E will bring active safety and self-driving technology to a whole new level.
Combining advanced software, a wide range of sensors built into the vehicle, and a platform for full connectivity to the environment will provide passengers with much greater safety. If, for example, the preceding vehicle will have to brake in an emergency, it immediately transmits the appropriate signal to the other automaker, which will prevent them from falling over. By communicating with special chips on smartphones, the vehicle will be able to easily detect pedestrians who have broken into the roadway and take appropriate preventive measures to prevent collisions.
The new solution also utilizes the Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) technology, which provides communication with traffic lights and informs the vehicle of upcoming light changes. This will allow you to adjust the vehicle speed so that you do not have to stop on the red.
Blind Corners technology will be useful in intersections where visibility is limited and it is difficult to see the approaching vehicle. Also useful is the Ride Sharing system, which will notify family and friends that we are going for shopping, for example, so they can take us if they want to.