Tata Elxsi & AEye Unveil Integrated RoboTaxi System
By: Tata Elxsi
Tata Elxsi's RoboTaxi, built on top of its software middleware platform Autonomai (https://www.tataelxsi.com/
"Tata Elxsi has been a wonderful development partner, helping us to extend the software capabilities of the iDAR platform and integrate iDAR into a fully realized autonomous driving stack," said Abhijit Thatte, VP of AI and software at AEye. "Building a reference autonomous system from the ground up, based on iDAR as the artificial perception platform, is a fantastic achievement for the AEye and Tata Elxsi's AD/ADAS team. We are excited to be demonstrating some of the unique capabilities of iDAR and how they can accelerate the deployment of autonomous features in vehicles."
AEye's system is unique in that it can scale for "Autonomy on-demand" - allowing for any hardware implementation, from low-cost ADAS to fully integrated 360 degree RoboTaxi functionality. AEye also recently announced (https://www.aeye.ai/
"iDAR is a powerful perception platform, and it has been an exceptional opportunity to work with iDAR and the AEye team to realize our shared vision of how to implement autonomous driving, " said Shaju S, General Manager & Head of Transportation Business Unit, Tata Elxsi. "We look forward to continuing to work together to deliver exciting new capabilities in 2020."
Both companies will be demonstrating the advanced RoboTaxi software framework that helps car makers accelerate their autonomous development initiatives at CES in Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2020. AEye will be showcasing the solution in LVCC booth #7538, while Tata Elxsi will be demonstrating the reference autonomous system at booth #1301 in the Smart City pavilion of the Westgate Convention Center.