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Mcity Development: Oxford Technical Solutions Inertial Measurement System

Status: Complete

Lead Researcher(s)

Jim Sayer
Research Scientist, Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

Project Team

Project Abstract

Purchase and install an inertial navigation with GNSS product from Oxford Technical Solutions. The product is a complete motion dynamics platform in a single portable, easy to mount and use compact box. The unit is smaller than a shoe box and can stand alone as a logging system with on board memory allowing for 80‐160 hours of data logged at 100Hz (250Hz optional). It can also be used as part of a distributed instrumentation setup, connecting to a data acquisition system, laptop, or tablet via serial, Ethernet, CAN, NMEA or analog outputs. WebSite ‐ http://www.oxts.com/

Project Outcome

Obtain highly accurate measurement system for determining vehicle and obstacle positioning within Mcity test facility to achieve the stated goal of Mcity, namely provide high resolution measurement equipment for determining the movement of vehicles and obstacles operating within Mcity. This equipment is critical to supporting the use of Mcity by University, government and industrial sponsors. It permits centimeter‐level positioning for determining V2X and automated vehicle development and testing.


BUDGET YEAR: 2015-05-01
IMPACT: SAFETY