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High precision positioning
for cooperative ITS applications
Project Number and Programme:
636537 - H2020
1st May 2015
HIGHTS, HORIZON 2020 EUROPEAN UNION PROJECT
HIGHTS is a Europe-base research project supported by European Union under the funding scheme "Horizon 2020". Our theme is "Smart, Green and Integrated Transport" and our focus area is Cooperative ITS. The goal of the HIGHTS project is to achieve high precision positioning system with the accuracy of 25cm.
Cooperative intelligent transport system (C-ITS) applications rely on knowledge of the geographical positions of vehicles. Unfortunately, satellite-based positioning systems (e.g., GPS and Galileo) are unable to provide sufficiently accurate position information for many important applications and in certain challenging but common environments (e.g., urban canyons and tunnels).
In addition, Safety is a huge challenge for today’s road scenario and it will be even more challenging in the future, with the progressive introduction of Highly Automated Driving (HAD) applications such as Cooperative-ACC or Vulnerable Road Users (VRUs).
This project addresses these problems by combining traditional satellite systems with an innovative use of on-board sensing and infrastructure-based wireless communication technologies (e.g., Wi-Fi, ITS-G5, UWB tracking, Zigbee, Bluetooth, LTE...) to produce advanced, highly-accurate positioning technologies for C-ITS.
HIGHTS platform will be a key enabler to C-ACC and Platooning. In particular C-ACC and Platooning will provide smoother driving conditions, optimization of traffic flows and high precision lane detection for more efficient guidance in urban and highway environments.
Our platform will increase the safety level of vulnerable road users (motorcycles, scooters, pedestrians) through bi- directional danger detection and by detecting slight deviations from driving courses, thus detecting danger before it occurs.
The results will be integrated into the facilities layer of ETSI C-ITS architecture and will thereby become available for all C-ITS applications, including those targeting the challenging use cases Traffic Safety of Vulnerable Users and Autonomous Driving/platooning. The project will therefore go beyond ego- and infra-structure-based positioning by incorporating them as building blocks to develop an enhanced European-wide positioning service platform based on enhanced Local Dynamic Maps and built on open European standards.
HIGHTS outputs will be both scientific and technical aiming at research publications in top-tier journals and conferences in the subject areas related to the project, and respectively, also at practical real-system implementations proof of concepts applications and demo vehicles.
HIGHTS Conference papers
IEEE 14th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communications WPNC’17, 25-26 October 2017 Bremen, Germany
Yes, we will do it again! This year's theme is "Mobility 4.0".
|Paper Submission||30 June 2017|
|Notification of Acceptance||31 Aug 2017|
|Early-Bird Registration expires||15 Sep 2017|
|Camera Ready Submission||30 Sep 2017|
|WPNC Workshop||25-26 Oct 2017|
25th The BMW Summer School on Connected Vehicles – Frontier in Machine Intelligence, July 9-14 2017, Bad Wörishofen Germany
HIGHTS Partner EUROCOM, jointly with BMW Group Research and Technology and Technische Universität München (TUM) organise the 2017 version of BMW Summer School on Connected Vehicles. Under the title Frontiers in Machine Intelligence, this year’s conference will be centered on Plenary presentations from executive-level speakers, a lean startup machine, technical expert presentations from industry and academia, moderated panel discussions and PhD poster presentations.
Topics of the 2017 BMW Summer School:
The event organizers are seeking multi-disciplinary interaction. Therefore, the contributors are from a broad number of fields such as software developers, engineers, psychologists, IoT evangelists, urban sociology and culture, urban development, business management / service management, multi-modal mobility, digital transformation experts, AI experts, and futurologists.
2017 Joint IEEE SPS and EURASIP Summer School on Signal Processing for 5G Wireless Access, May 29 – June 1 2017, Gothenburg Sweden
HIGHTS Partner Chalmers University is organising the 2017 Joint IEEE SPS and EURASIP Summer School on Signal Processing for 5G Wireless Access, which belongs to the successful series of Seasonal Schools in Signal Processing (S3P). The event was established in 2010 and this edition is organized at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, during May 29 – June 1, 2017. The school is jointly organized by Chalmers University of Technology, Linköping University, University of Texas at Austin, Aalborg University, and University of Vigo.
The event lasts 4 days. Each day starts with a Keynote Session then followed by 4 lecture sessions.
|Keynote 1: Introduction to PHY Layer Techniques for 5G
Session 1: Fundamentals of Massive MIMO I
Session 2: Fundamentals of Massive MIMO II
Session 3: Advanced SP for Massive MIMO I
Session 4: Advanced SP for Massive MIMO II
|Keynote 2: 5G Millimeter Wave – Technologies and Trials
Session 5: FDD Massive MIMO I
Session 6: FDD Massive MIMO II
Group social activity
|Keynote 3: mmWave communication for V2X
Session 7: Fundamentals of mmWave Communication I
Session 8: Fundamentals of mmWave Communication II
Session 9: Compressed sensing for mmWave I
Session 10: Compressed sensing for mmWave II
|Keynote 4: 5G for Things
Session 11: Positioning using mmWave signals I
Session 12: Positioning using mmWave signals II
Session 13: Wireless access for massive Machine-Type Communication I
Session 14: Wireless access for massive Machine-Type Communication II
HIGHTS Stakeholders Workshop'17, May 2nd 2017 Brussels, Belgium
We are pleased to welcome you to the 1st HIGHTS Stakeholders Workshop'17. The event will be held at the EU central and beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium on May 2nd.
During the Workshop, HIGHTS results that have been accumulated over last 2 years shall be exclusively disseminated and further collaboration between the HIGHTS members and Associated Members Group (AMG) will be discussed. HIGHTS AMG members, related ITS Project members, and EU Public Officers are officially invited to the event.
|11:45 - 12:00||Reception|
|12:00 - 12:10||Opening|
|12:10 - 13:00||HIGHTS Overview andPossible Collaboration|
|13:00 - 14:00||AMG Company Description|
|14:00 - 14:30||Coffee Break|
|14:30 - 15:30||Round Table Discussion|
|15:30 - 16:00||Conclusion|
IEEE 13th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communications
WPNC’16, 19-20 October 2016 Bremen, Germany
HIGHTS members supported the organization of the coming Workshop, WPNC'16. It was held on 19-20 October 2016 at Jacobs University Bremen in Germany.
Wireless location has plays a center role in research and businesses in the wider Wireless Communications area, as demonstrated by its ever increasing range of applications including logistics, traffic engineering, industrial production, retail, office and home automation, ambient assisted living, convenience, luxury, security and many more.
In particular, major technological development efforts such as the Internet of Things, Cyber Physical Systems and more recently Connected Vehicles, are driving various advances in heterogeneous sensor data processing, fusion, energy efficient networking and cooperation, context awareness, highly automated information gathering and processing, privacy and security, etc., all of which benefit or require location.
WPNC, the annual European event on Positioning and Navigation and energy efficient Communication, continues to provide an international platform for exchanging latest research results and inputs from the industry.
Be part of the wireless ranging, positioning and energy efficient wireless networking revolution and submit your original contribution to WPNC 2016.
|July 21, 2016 (extended)|
|Notification of the Acceptance||Augst 31, 2016|
|Camera-Ready Paper Submission||September 30, 2016|
|Workshop||October 19-20, 2016|
HIGHTS at 2016 ITS World Congress, 10-14 October 2016 Melbourne, Australia
HIGHTS members presented at technical sessions of the ITS World Congress, which is the world’s largest event in intelligent transport systems.
Technical Session TP29:
TP29 - MAP TECHNOLOGIES
WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2016, 1100 – 1230 HOURS MEETING ROOM 208
Automated Vehicles and Cooperative ITS
EU-TP0503 "Geolocation accuracy improvement by means of shared C-ITS sensor information."
Paul Spaanderman, PaulsConsultancy BV, The Netherlands
Technical Session TP54:
TP54 - ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS
THURSDAY 13 OCTOBER 2016, 1100 – 1230 HOURS MEETING ROOM 216
Vehicle Network and Safety
EU-TP0173 "Enabling technologies for testing ADAS/HAD Roman Katz", Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, Germany
IEEE Workshop on Cooperative Communication and Positioning 19 June 2016 Göteborg, Sweden
The "IEEE Workshop on Cooperative Communication and Positioning 2016 (CCP'16)" was successflly held on June 19th 2016 at Göteborg in Sweden.
Videos are available!
ICC 2016 WORKSHOP 23-27 MAY 2016 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
HIGHTS is supporting the organization of 2nd International Workshop on Advanced PHY and MAC Techniques for Super Dense Wireless Networks (CROWD-Net). The workshop shall be held in conjunction with the Symposium of IEEE ICC 2016.
The workshop and the symposium are scheduled on 23-27 May 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
This workshop aims to gather researchers, regulators, and users to present and debate advanced PHY and MAC techniques for coordinated or uncoordinated dense wireless networks, with the perspective of current cellular, M2M, and V2V standardisation activities in 3GPP, ETSI, IEEE and IETF.
|Paper Submission||December 18, 2015|
|Notification of the Acceptance||February 21, 2016|
|Camera-Ready Paper Submission||March 13, 2016|
|Workshop||May 23-27, 2016|
HIGHTS EU Project
This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 636537.