Section: New Software and Platforms
Functional Description: It is a software developed for the Vehicle-to-Pedestrian (V2P) communications, risk calculation, and alarming pedestrians of collision risk. This software is made of an Android application dedicated to pedestrians and RtMaps modules for the vehicles.
On the pedestrian side, the application is relying on GPS data to localize the user and Wi-Fi communications are used to receive messages about close vehicles and send information about the pedestrian positioning. Besides, a service has been developed to evaluate the collision risk with the vehicles near the pedestrian and an HMI based on OpenStreetMap displays all the useful information such as pedestrian and vehicles localization and, collision risk.
On the vehicle side, RtMaps modules allowing V2X communications have been developed. These modules contain features such as TCP/UDP socket transmissions, broadcast, multicast, unicast communications, routing, forwarding algorithms, and application specific modules. In the V2ProVu software, a particular application module has been implemented to create data packets containing information about the vehicle state (position, speed, yaw rate,...) and the V2X communication stack is used to broadcast these packets towards pedestrians. Moreover, the V2proVu application can also receive data from pedestrians and create objects structures that can be shared with the vehicle perception tools.