ZF launches coPILOT system for next-gem ADAS, Auto News, ET Auto

ZF launches coPILOT system for next-gem ADAS, Auto News, ET Auto

New Delhi: German auto parts supplier ZF on Friday announced the debut of ZF coPILOT, an intelligent advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) leading to enhanced safety and driving comfort opportunities.

It is designed for volume production and will be available from 2021.

Leveraging the power of AI and equipped with a comprehensive sensor set, vehicles can perform various automated driving functions, especially on freeways, ZF said in a release.

“The ZF coPILOT is equipped with artificial intelligence, a 360° sensor set, the powerful ZF ProAI central computer and NVIDIAs DRIVE platform, thus offering driving and safety functions that surpass the performance of a regular Level 2 system for semi-automated driving. This enables us to achieve an improved quality in semi-automated driving,” said Torsten Gollewski, Head of Autonomous Mobility Solutions at ZF.

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In addition, ZF coPILOT can be operated with voice commands and is designed to recognize traffic conditions, sense vehicle handling and monitor the driver, helping to pre-empt hazardous situations through active control intervention.

ZF coPILOT is powered by the ZF ProAI central computer and the NVIDIA DRIVE platform. It is also equipped with sensors and functions that monitor the driver and can trigger warnings in the event of potentially dangerous situations.

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