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Mcity spring news roundup

May 26, 2020
rfPro digital twin of traffic circle at Mcity

Here’s a roundup of recent news articles featuring Mcity:

Data Center Dynamics interviewed Mcity Director Huei Peng, about the potential safety benefits of combining V2X (vehicle to everything) and edge technology for connected and automated vehicles.  While we wait for advances in autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles can already benefit from V2X and edge technology.

Read the story here:  Vehicle to Vehicle:  Driving the transport Edge

Simulation software company rFpro announced it has created a digital twin of the Mcity Test Facility  The digital twin allows manufacturers and technology suppliers to speed up development using simulations.  It contains different roadside objects and materials to ensure accurate simulation of radar, lidar and camera sensors.  rFpro’s survey grade lidar equipment captured a digital copy of Mcity’s testing environment accurate to less than 1mm. 

There are now eight companies offering digital twins of Mcity.

Read the story here:  Speeding AV testing with a digital twin


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