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3xD Simulator

3xD Sim 2

  • Full 360° screen 8 meters in diameter and 3 meters high inside Anechoic Faraday Chamber

  • 8 Canon projectors with VIOSO warp and blend software

  • Full drive-in capability including customised steering plates with Sensodrive motors

  • Fully customisable Range Rover Evoque with Dbox motion base and Sensodrive steering system

  • Various software environments such as rFpro, Carmaker, Unreal and XPI

  • Customisable HMI interfaces

  • Lidar, Radar and camera models and noise models

  • National Instruments real-time platform for vehicle dynamics simulations

Communications and Sensors Lab

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  • Faraday Cage with Anechoic lining certified for signals up to 40GHz
  • Sensors including: Multiple Continental Radars, Inras Mimo Radarbook, 2D and 3D Sick LiDAR sensors, Ouster OS0-123 and OS2-123 LiDAR Sensors, Bumblebee 2 Stereo Camera and aspect 360° Panoramic Camera
  • Cohda Wireless systems
  • Rohde & Schwarz TSMX-PPS2, GPS receiver module with PPS2 output and dead reckoning

Vehicle Workshop

Vehicle Workshop

  • Two level 4 autonomous pods
  • Fully equipped vehicle workshop
  • Ford Mondeo hybrid autonomous vehicle test platform
  • Nissan Leaf research vehicle

Visualisation Suite

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  • VR capabilities including Oculus Rift systems
  • High power Nvidia GPUs with Oculus Go and HTC Vive systems
  • Integrated virtual urban, highway and rural scenes
  • XPI developer system with 3 screen display setup, Fanatec ClubSport Shifter, Fanatec ClubSport Pedals, ClubSport steering wheel, Logitech surround sound speakers and Buttkicker under-seat vibration system
  • Synology backup system for large data management