Cognitive Pilot starts serial production of machine vision systems for shunting locomotives
After obtaining the necessary permits – declarations of compliance with the requirements of TR TS and FSTEC – the company announced the start of mass production of driver assistance systems.
The system allows to recognize potentially dangerous objects (other trains, switches, people, etc.) and evaluate the traffic situation: in case of critical situations, it can independently make the necessary decisions, including stopping the locomotive.
According to Olga Uskova, CEO of the company, the introduction of the system will reduce the number of incidents during shunting by up to 70%.
Since 2019, Cognitive Pilot, together with Russian Railways, has been conducting tests to automate the movement of CME3 shunting diesel locomotives, which have traveled more than 300 hours in the test run mode with the participation of company specialists and more than 5 thousand hours of controlled operation without them.
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