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Heavy rain affects object detection by autonomous vehicle LiDAR sensors

All high-level AVs rely heavily on sensors, and in the paper, ‘Realistic LiDAR with Noise Model for Real-Tim Testing of Automated Vehicles in a Virtual Environment’, published in the IEEE Sensors Journal, researchers from the Intelligent Vehicles Group at WMG, University of Warwick have specifically simulated and evaluated the performance of LiDAR sensors in rain.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:37 | Tags: automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, LiDAR, Sciences

Celebrating 40 years of WMG – from autonomous vehicle testing to digital healthcare

WMG an academic department at the University of Warwick was on this day, the 1st of October, 1980 started by the late Professor Lord Bhattacharyya. To celebrate, we've highlighted 40 achievements made by the department over the last 40 years.


You can train your brain to reduce motion sickness

Visuospatial training exercises can train the brain to reduce motion sickness, providing a potential remedy for future passengers riding in autonomous vehicles. Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick reduced motion sickness by over 50% using the training tool and it was found to be effective in both a driving simulator and on-road experimentation.

Mon 14 Sep 2020, 08:49 | Tags: Jaguar Land Rover, automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, Sciences

Lotus to establish new Advanced Technology Centre at University of Warwick's Wellesbourne campus

Artist's impression of Centre - Final  building signage is subject to formal planning approval requirements(Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, UK – 23 July 2020) – Today, Lotus announces a dedicated and specialist advanced technology centre, which will also be home to a new headquarters for the company’s engineering consultancy. Located on the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus, the new facility is established in partnership with WMG at the University of Warwick. WMG is an international leader in successful collaboration between academic research, teaching, training, and industry. The substantial facility consists of offices, workshops and laboratory space with ample space for expansion.

Thu 23 Jul 2020, 08:18 | Tags: automotive, cars, WMG, Engineering, Wellesbourne

Autonomous Vehicle safety standards to be set by Warwick academic

Autonomous Vehicles safety will be tested by researchers at WMG, University of Warwick – thanks to a seven year UKRI Future Leader Fellowship awarded to Dr Siddartha Khastgir, worth £1.2m.

Thu 14 May 2020, 09:15 | Tags: automotive, WMG, Engineering, autonomous vehicles, UKRI, Sciences

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