Adelaide, South Australia hosted the International Driverless Cars Conference on 5 and 6 November 2015.
This two-day conference was the first international driverless car conference held in the Southern Hemisphere and successfully hosted over 300 local and international delegates.
The conference provided delegates an opportunity to explore the technology and discuss the research, trials and legislation changes needed to make the driverless car future a reality.
Day One –Technical experts, vehicle industry, research entities, legal groups and government agencies were brought together to discuss the future of automated vehicles and future transport changes.
Day Two – Discussion of global research, including the trials and demonstrations planned for Australia and live technology demonstrations. Delegates had the opportunity to see the vehicles and automated vehicle technology in action in an off-road environment.
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First on-road driverless car trials
Saturday 7 November, Adelaide, South Australia: In collaboration with Volvo and as part of the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative(ADVI), Australia’s first on-road demonstration of automated vehicle technology was undertaken on Adelaide’s Southern Expressway.
What was demonstrated? Volvo XC90s demonstrated lane keeping, adaptive cruise control and active queue assist in a fully automated mode.
Telstra provided a live stream broadcast of the demonstrations from inside one of the vehicles; a recording of this broadcast can be viewed at: http://cto.telstra.com/advi/index.html
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Wednesday, 4 November 2015
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