Demonstration of autonomous precision docking control
JTEKT Corporation

Introduction of Demonstration

  • JTEKT Corporation was established in January 2006 through the merger of Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., a world-class bearing manufacturer, and Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd., a machine tool manufacturer excelling in world-leading technologies. Combining the most advanced technologies and the manufacturing passion of the two companies, JTEKT is now a trusted systems supplier of automotive components, bearings and machine tools, providing customers with world-class No.1 products and only one technology that result in ongoing contributions to society.
  • This demonstration introduces the autonomous precision docking control strategy, which aims at minimizing the gap between the entrance of the bus and the platform. Autonomous precise docking control will contribute to smooth embarkment and disembarkment of passengers including disabled or parents with strollers.

[Contents] Autonomous steering maneuver in training course, Docking control at bus stop (Steering and Braking)

Fig.1 Docking control (Approach)

Fig.2 Docking control (Docked)

Fig.3 Route of demonstration drive (Plan)

* The technology presented is developed as part of the Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP), “Autonomous driving system/Field operation test” promoted by Cabinet Office, Government Of Japan, that consigned by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).

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JTEKT Corporation
JTEKT Corporation

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