System and method for automated recognition of a transportation customer

Jussi Ronkainen (Inventor), Jani Mantyjarvi (Inventor), Mikko Tarkiainen (Inventor), Marko Palviainen (Inventor)

Research output: PatentPatent application


Disclosed herein are systems and methods for automated recognition of a transportation customer. One embodiment takes the form of a method comprising an autonomous vehicle, while in a pickup zone for a passenger, sending a gesture-performance request to a user device of the passenger; the autonomous vehicle capturing sensor data in the pickup zone using at least one sensor of the autonomous vehicle; and the autonomous vehicle detecting, in the captured sensor data, that a particular gesture is being performed at a particular location within the pickup zone, and responsively proceeding to and stopping at the particular location.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2017155740 A1
IPCG05D 1/ 00 A I
Priority date8/03/16
Filing date28/02/17
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sept 2017
MoE publication typeNot Eligible


Dive into the research topics of 'System and method for automated recognition of a transportation customer'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this