Cargo Protruding From Vehicle

Cargo Protruding from Vehicle

A driver of an ADAS vehicle, who isn’t paying attention to the road, is cruising at 20 mph. Directly ahead, a large pick-up truck stops abruptly. Its bed is filled with lumber, much of which is jutting out the back and into the lane. As the distance between the two vehicles quickly shrinks, the vehicle’s domain controller must make a series of critical assessments to avoid a collision. However, this is dependent on the perception system’s ability to detect the lumber…
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False Positive

False Positive

An ADAS vehicle is traveling down a residential block on a sunny afternoon when the air is relatively still. A balloon from a child’s birthday party comes floating across the road. Can the vehicle's perception system detect the object and classify the balloon to determine whether it’s a threat?
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Abrupt Stop Detection

Abrupt Stop Detection

An ADAS-equipped vehicle is cruising down a leafy residential street on a sunny day, with a second vehicle following closely behind. Its driver is distracted by the radio. Suddenly, a small object enters the road laterally. What is the object? Is it a ball, or something else? More importantly: is a child in pursuit?
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Obstacle Avoidance

Obstacle Avoidance

A distracted driver is cruising down a city street at 35mph in an ADAS vehicle, driving too close to the vehicle in front of it. Suddenly, the vehicle ahead swerves out of the lane, narrowly avoiding a black trash can that has fallen off a garbage truck. To avoid collision, the ADAS system must make a rapid series of assessments…
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Flatbed Across Roadway

Flatbed Trailer Across Roadway

Relying on the vehicle to navigate, the driver of an ADAS-equipped vehicle has stopped paying attention while traveling down a four-lane road. Ahead, a semi-truck towing a flatbed trailer is slowly traversing across the road. As the distance between the vehicle and the trailer shrinks rapidly, can the vehicle’s path planning software make the critical decision about whether to swerve or slam on the brakes before it’s too late?
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A Pedestrian In Headlights

A Pedestrian in Headlights

A driver receives a text message while in an ADAS car. The car is on the road at night, traveling down a busy city block filled with pedestrians and vehicles. The driver looks down to read the text message. As the car approaches an intersection, the headlights of an oncoming car points directly into the lens of its perception system’s camera—just as a pedestrian steps off the curb…
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