Gainesville’s autonomous shuttle incorporates new technology

  • Date: 04/14/2022

Now, thanks to a radio traffic technology installed by Gainesville’s Regional Transit System along the shuttle’s route, the autonomous vehicle is relieved of one former liability: identifying when the light changes on the road’s traffic lights.

According to the city’s traffic operations manager, Emmanuel Posadas, the shuttle originally relied on “computer vision,” a technology that relies on visual inputs, to make traffic choices such as deciding to stop.

Now, the shuttle receives a signal from the light, as well.

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