Toyota announced new advances in the development of automated driving technologies and other projects of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), the research center established at the end of 2015, with headquarters in California and Massachusetts (United States), which works on new technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics.
“In recent months we have significantly accelerated the pace of advancement in automated driving capabilities with the goal of saving lives, expanding access to mobility and making driving safer, more engaging and more practical,” explained Dr. Gill. Pratt, CEO of TRI. "Our research teams have also been developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems that make possible the further development of robots to assist people in their homes," he added.
The Japanese brand published a full summary of its work in the field of automated driving, a white paper that includes the philosophy that guides its technological vision, its current research programs and its short-term product plans.[sam_pro id = 1_22 codes = ”true”]
This document reflects how Toyota sees the potential to dramatically increase road safety and expand mobility options for people around the world, to help achieve a society in which mobility is safe, practical, enjoyable and safe. accessible to everyone.
Toyota hopes that this white paper will help various stakeholders understand its approach and raise awareness of the issues around automated driving, such as infrastructure development and social acceptance.
The report summarizes the “Guardian” and “Chauffeur” roles that guide Toyota's automated driving research and the Mobility Teammate prototype, which embodies the company's belief that driver-vehicle interactions should mirror those between close friends who They share a common purpose, take care of each other, and help each other when needed.
The white paper is available at www.automatedtoyota.com.[sam_pro id = 1_20 codes = ”true”]