Future Vehicle Feature Claytex – LCV2019 Show Issue

Managing Editor of Future Vehicle magazine, Steve Welch, interviewed Mike Dempsey, Managing Director of Claytex prior to the LCV2019 exhibition.

Streets ahead

Claytex, experts in the provision of modelling and simulation expertise to the transport industry, has continued to develop its business in the connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) space.

As autonomous passenger cars move closer to being a mass market reality, concerns around the safety and validation of such vehicles becomes an ever more pressing concern. Claytex, a company that is expert in the provision of modelling and simulation expertise to the transport industry, has – over the last twelve months – continued to develop its business in the connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) space.

Future Vehicle – LCV2019 Show Issue

The company, the head office of which is in Leamington Spa, is part of a partnership collaborating on ‘StreetWise’, an Innovate UK sponsored project that aims to develop and demonstrate the technology and safety validation methods required if autonomous cars are to replace conventional vehicles on urban streets. The project, led by autonomous driving software specialists FiveAI, is scheduled to complete in 2020 when, it is hoped, StreetWise will be able to provide a blueprint for CAV certification and safety standards in the UK and further afield.

In addition to working in the virtual environment, as part of the StreetWise project Claytex is conducting physical testing of the sensors in order to build a database of data exploring the correlation between weather conditions and sensor performance. “How, for example, does a sensor respond – or its capabilities degrade – to different levels of rainfall?” asks Dempsey. “We are trying to build up a database of different weather conditions to understand their impact on sensor performance. That involves going out in not wonderful conditions – sunshine, rain, sleet, snow, and fog – and performing the same set of tests so we can start to build up those correlations.”

Read the full article here

Please feel free to contact sales@claytex.com to get more information on our capabilities and our range of systems engineering solutions.

Telephone: +44 1926 885900
Email: sales@claytex.com

CONTACT US

Got a question? Just fill in this form and send it to us and we'll get back to you shortly.

Sending

© Copyright 2010-2019 Claytex Services Ltd All Rights Reserved. | Designed by CMA Marketing

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?