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Cognitive Technologies and PC Transport systems: Pilotless tram

The name of the base system (platform): Vityaz-M
Developers: Cognitive Technologies (Cognitive technologies), PC Transport systems
Date of the premiere of the system: 2019/02/12
Branches: Transport

2019: Testing of the pilotless tram

On February 11, 2019 it became known that the Russian the companies Cognitive Technologies and "PC Transport systems" in the next 1-2 months will start testing pilotless of the tram.

Vityaz-M tram

The autonomous tram will be made on the basis of the Vityaz-M model which is issued since 2014 and gathering speed to 75 km/h. Modification will be equipped with the automatic control system created by Cognitive Technologies company. It includes about 20 video cameras and 10 radars. They are necessary for recognition of people, cars and other objects and quick response to their emergence. According to representatives of Cognitive Technologies company, a system will save working capacity even at a rain, fog and other conditions with poor visibility of the road.

According to information for February, 2019 the tram is already tested on the platform of depot of N.E. Bauman. After successful passing of tests in the safe territory, he will be let out on streets of Moscow. As noted in Mosgortrans initially it No. 17 "Ostankino — Medvedkovo" will drive about without passengers on route. At the same time there will be driving a driver who in case of danger will be ready to take management in hand. Commercial start is planned for 2021.[1]