Laserscanner Based ADAS for Motorcycle Safety

Bernd Roessler, Kimmo Kauvo

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    Abstract

    Motorcyclists and moped drivers are road users with a particularly high accident risk since motorcycle accidents are severe in nature, due to the relative minor protection of motorcyclists. Furthermore, today the field of driver assistance systems is mostly dedicated to the passenger vehicle and heavy goods vehicle sector. Driver assistance systems for Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs), which rely on onboard vehicle sensors, have not been not considered so far. In this paper we present first results of the European funded Marie Curie research project MYMOSA and especially the Integrated Safety work within its work plan. The objective of the Integrated Safety work package is the development of an integrated safety system capable to detect impending dangerous situations and accident scenarios. As a consequence of the proposed activities in these projects a long-term reduction of at least 20% of injuries and fatalities of motorcyclists is foreseen.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdvanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2009
    Subtitle of host publicationSmart Systems for Safety, Sustainability, and Comfort
    EditorsGereon Meyer, Jürgen Valldorf, Wolfgang Gessner
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages245-253
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-00745-3
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-00744-6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

    Keywords

    • powered two wheelers
    • motorcycle
    • ADAS
    • laser scanner

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