November 21, 2022 12:48
BME’s test car on Zalazone controlled from Los Angeles

“We set up real-time virtual connection arching over borders and continents with our self-driving vehicle, and the visitors were also taken on a test drive,” Zsolt Szalay, Associate Professor of the Department of Vehicle Technology of the BME summarized his experiences briefly of the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS World Congress).

The Hungarian delegation, including Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt as the industrial partner, ZalaZONE Proving Ground as a research and testing site, while Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) as the developer of the exhibited autonomous vehicle development were present at the large-scale overseas event. The Hungarian cooperation demonstrated the latest achievements in the field of self-driving vehicle development to the audience: a system developed by University of Technology researchers that allowed visitors to control a real car on the test track in Zalaegerszeg from the Los Angeles venue.

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