TIMON 1st Testing week in Helmond (The Netherlands)

Published on Monday, 19 September 2016 - 08:25

TIMON project has gone through the first testing week in real environment with promising results. The testing has taken place in TASS facilities in Helmond (The Netherlands), from the 5th to the 9th of September.

The main hardware parts have been tested, two car vehicles and one motorbike equipped with on-board units (OBUs) were used to test hybrid vehicular communications along the streets of Helmond and also, a precise positioning hardware was also included in the testing to acquire data and refine the coming positioning algorithms.

Furthermore, the traffic prediction algorithms started to receive data and produce their first predictions usingtraffic cameras and weather conditions. Finally, an initial version of TIMON APP was used to test the communications between the smartphones and vehicles.

The TIMON project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 636220