【Introductory case introduction】 Autonomous operation development platform RoboCar® MV 2 Doshisha University Mobility Research Center Utilization for research and development of autonomous driving technology

RoboCar® MV 2 introduced at Doshisha University Mobility Research Center and the state of the experiment

Autonomous driving development platform RoboCar® MV 2 sold by ZMP Co., Ltd. (Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, President: Hisashi Taniguchi, hereinafter referred to as ZMP) was introduced as an experimental vehicle for research and field trials at Doshisha University Mobility Research Center, It is utilized in technology research and development. We are pleased to announce the case introduction on our website this time.

【RoboCar® MV 2 Application Case Study】 Doshisha University Mobility Research Centerhttps://www.zmp.co.jp/case/mv2_180426

The Doshisha University Mobility Research Center has developed a paradigm shift in mobility in the advanced countries that have entered an aging society, and in developing countries where traffic obstacles and environmental deterioration have progressed due to the spread of motorization. Therefore, it is necessary to integrate sensing, automatic control and robot technology based on information and communication technology. On the other hand, it is also essential to release the system to society and consider the system taking into consideration, the construction of complementary relations between conventional transportation means such as cars and future mobility. The Research Center will closely collaborate and integrate information systems, control systems, and social systems, and consider bio-information, and research and develop new technologies to realize mobility transformation for the future and disseminate them to society.
In 2014, it was adopted as "Evolutionary Adaptive Motor Driver System Driver - In-the-Loop Research Base" for the Private University Strategic Research Base Formation Support Project of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and "Software Agent Architecture "Active safety sensing and control technology supporting elderly drivers", "Human biological information multidimensional analysis technology for constructing driving behavior models of elderly people", "Sensor information communication platform considering reliability and safety" We conduct research, field trials, and industry, government and academia collaboration.

RoboCar® MV 2, an autonomous driving development platform of ZMP, is used for experimental vehicles in this research. RoboCar® MV 2 is an autonomous driving development platform modified on the basis of a commercially available one-seater electric vehicle so that the vehicle can be controlled from an external computer. The user can easily control the vehicle with the sample program installed on the attached PC. Also, using the information of API (Application Programming Interface) provided for communication with RoboCar®, users can control vehicles from their own computers, and many development related to autonomous driving and ADAS (advanced driving support system) We are using it for people.

In addition to RoboCar® MV 2 introduced at Doshisha University Mobility Research Center at ZMP, RoboCar® MV 2 Remote Operation Package "RoboCar® MV 2 Remote Operation Package" with additional PC, Wi-Fi Router and Steering Controller for Remote Operation for customers wishing to conduct remote control experiments.We also offer "RoboCar® MiniVan Autoware Package" equipped with Autoware, an automatic operation open source software, for customers who want to start experiments of automatic driving at low cost quickly. We also offer ZMP's proprietary automatic operation computing platform "IZAC®".

We will continue to contribute to the development of Autonomous Driving technology through provision of an Autonomous Driving development platform and support with demonstration experiments.

【About ZMP RoboCar® MV 2】
Features of RoboCar® MV 2
· Compact car body allows experiments indoors and outdoors
· Control of steering, accelerator and brake
· User program can be executed by ZMP proprietary controller
. Switchable between automatic control mode and manual mode


RoboCar® MV 2: 8 million yen (excluding tax)

RoboCar® MV 2 Remote Operation Package: 9 million yen (excluding tax)

RoboCar® MV 2 Autoware package: 13,300,000 yen (excluding tax) ~

【Basic function of Autoware】
• 3D map generation
• Three-dimensional self-location estimation
• Route generation
• Route follow
• Automatic stop
• Vehicle recognition
• Pedestrian recognition etc ..

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