|On May 15, New Flyer announced a partnership with Robotic Research LLC, shortly following the launch of its Autonomous Technology Program on May 6.
What will the partnership pursue?
Together, New Flyer and Robotic Research will advance autonomous bus technology through development and deployment of advanced driver-assistance systems (“ADAS”) in heavy-duty transit bus applications.
Why Robotic Research?
Robotic Research, a provider of autonomy software and robotic technology and solutions, is an industry leader in artificial intelligence-based technology and has extensive experience delivering successful Level 5 autonomous vehicle applications in the defense and intelligence community, including the U.S. Department of Defense.
What does this mean for the future of public transit?
New Flyer builds on a history of leading innovation in public transportation, and together with Robotic Research, will pursue an ADAS vision that supports the mobility needs of all communities relying on public transit for safe and reliable transportation every day - ultimately working to improve safety in public transit.