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3rd MAVEN stakeholder Consultation Workshop with expert meeting

Last week at the 23rd and 24th of October the MAVEN consortium organized an expert meeting and stakeholder consultation workshop in cooperation with the TransAID, CoEXist and INFRAMIX projects. A report with the main findings is currently under development, but in the meantime the presentations of the expert group can already be found on our

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Third newsletter and updated deliverables

The 3rd newsletter of MAVEN has been uploaded to the website and can be found here. Additionally, the project has received feedback from experts involved in the H2020 review process which resulted in valuable suggestions to clarify the documentation of the project deliverables. Updated versions have been uploaded under documents – deliverables. Of course your

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DLR tests Car2X communication in real traffic

– DLR is testing automated driving in the MAVEN project. – Cooperative automated vehicles cross signalised intersections in Braunschweig. The Institute for Transportation Systems of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) will be testing the crossing of a traffic light intersection with cooperative automated vehicles in Braunschweig in the beginning of October 2018 in the MAVEN

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MAVEN at ITS World congress and Big Data Expo

The week of 17-21st of September was a busy week for the MAVEN consortium when it came to dissemination. First of all the project was present at the year ITS World congress with several papers. Xiaoyun Zhang presented papers about cooperative queue data for adaptive traffic control and a joint paper with the XCycle project

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Successful field tests in Helmond

The MAVEN team has successfully tested the integration of the traffic control algorithms with the vehicle message extensions at the Helmond site. The tests were already performed in simulation, as was demonstrated here. However, a real world environment can always introduce unexpected challenges. Therefore, a cooperative vehicle was upgraded to support the MAVEN standards and

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Save the date: MAVEN workshop – 24/10/18 in Greenwich, London

The next MAVEN stakeholder workshop targeting local authorities will take place in Greenwich (London) on 24 October 2018. The workshop’s aims are to: explore in more detail how increasingly instrumented vehicles are likely to behave on urban roads and how this may affect the traffic management task and wider transport goals provide insight to the

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EC publishes its plans regarding connected and automated mobility

The recently launched Third Mobility Package of the European Commssion includes a communication on connected on automated mobility.   The communication sets out the EC’s agenda for connected and automated mobility, which is essentially about building an apt legal framework with due regard for ethics and society and providing financial support to move this agenda

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MAVEN Workshop at the 4th IEEE SCSP 2018 in Prague

The MAVEN workshop on “Autonomous vehicles for smart cities” was held on 25th  May 2017 at the fourth IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Smart Cities Symposium Prague (SCSP 2018), organized by the Faculty of Transportation Sciences of the Czech Technical University (CTU). SCSP 2018 is an international scientific conference with over 180

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Milestones for V2X communications reached and presented at ETSI ITS workshop

MAVEN has developed V2X communication schemes and message sets for infrastructure-assisted automated driving. For the cooperative infrastructure, an I2V Lane Change Advisory service and a dedicated profiling of the SPaT (Signal Phase and Time) and MAP (topology) for lane-specific GLOSA were developed. For the cooperative automated vehicles, extensions of standard CAM (Cooperative Awareness Message) messages

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Vehicle milestones for communication and platooning reached

MAVEN has completed vehicle automation developments, which allow the reception of Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) messages from the infrastructure. The vehicle automation takes the desired speed sent by the Road Side Unit (RSU) for the upcoming traffic light into account when planning the correct behavior. As the MAVEN vehicle is longitudinally and laterally automated

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