CES | Automatic drift from BMW




CES | Automatic drift from BMW
Automakers each year improve their systems of autonomous driving . The BMW Group is no exception, and the exhibition CES-2014 unveiled its new technology unmanned driving a car under the name Ultimate Drifting Machine. This technology has been demonstrated on a special track with the BMW 6 Series.

The main feature of the new autopilot was able to enter the car in controlled drift. During the demonstration, the car started to go heavily into a skid on wet pavement, but the system did not allow him to turn 180 degrees, while maintaining a smooth drift to the end of the turn. Demonstrated slip was no less spectacular than professional drivers class Formula Drift, reports portal BBC.

Система дрифтования Ultimate Drifting Machine

The technology is that cars BMW equipped with a laser scanner LIDAR, radar system with 360 degrees, ultrasonic sensors and a plurality of cameras as well as monitoring environmental car environment. All data received from all these cameras and sensors are supplied to a computer system that controls the car in automatic mode using the electronic brake control system, acceleration and direction of motion, which is already included as standard equipment on all new cars BMW.

Management System Ultimate Drifting Machine passed a series of tests in Germany. Cars have been a total of about 15,000 kilometers, while moving with more harmful at 130 km / h New technology from BMW shows us that in the future automated vehicles will drive better than some of the drivers .

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Tags: CES , Unmanned Vehicles , Self-guided vehicles .

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