Key highlight of the all three keynote speeches is the concept of "Connected Vehicle". Different V2X technologies to connect vehicles, infrastructure and people to provide better mobility services were discussed. First keynote was "SIP Autonomous Driving" delivered by Mr. Masao Fukushima (Nissan R&D). Development of a digital dynamic map platform with the aim of realizing autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems was discussed. Dynamic map is an essential component in autonomous car navigation. This is done by Dynamic map platform Pvt Ltd.
|Dynamic map platform. Source: https://connectedautomateddriving.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2_Day2_PL10_Kuzumaki_final_LR.pdf|
|Honda electro gyrocator. Source: https://www.jsae.or.jp/autotech/data_e/14-2e.html|
|Honda Telematics. Source: http://itsasia-pacific.com/about-its-asia-pacific/examples-of-its-deployment-by-countryarea/1998-auto-manufacturers-telematics-service-japan/|
Further, they have introduced Internavi system route, the world's first floating car system that collects traffic information from vehicles and provide them to it's users.
The next Keynote speech was done by Prof. Emeritus U. Ozguner (Control & Intelligent Transportation Lab - Ohio State University). The topic was "Smart cities: An Intelligent Vehicles Perspective". One highlight of the session was "Smart Columbus", an experimental smart city that is designed to enable the connected vehicle concept.
|Smart Colombus. Source: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/publicroads/16novdec/hottopic.cfm|