5G cellular positioning for vehicular safety
Research Project , 2020 – 2021

Cellular communication signals have always been used for positioning. However, the achievable accuracies were never sufficient for vehicular applications. There is a need for accurate and timely positioning for safety-critical automotive applications, such as advance warning systems and vulnerable road user detection. Today, these demands can partially be satisfied by GPS, though not in dense urban conditions. The core idea of this project is to utilize the new fifth generation mobile
signals (so-called 5G) to provide accurate 3D position and motion information, especially for challenging urban and suburban scenarios. This project is particularly timely, as its timeline coincides with 3GPP Release 17 standardization activities. The project brings together stakeholders from industry and academia, with activities ranging from use cases and requirement, via measurements, algorithms, and signal and architecture design, to experimental validation.

Participants

Henk Wymeersch (contact)

Professor vid Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

Collaborations

China-Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) AB

Gothenburg, Sweden

Ericsson, Göteborg

Göteborg, Sweden

Lund University

Lund, Sweden

TerraNet

Lund, Sweden

Veoneer Research

Sweden

Funding

FFI - Strategic Vehicle Research and Innovation

Funding Chalmers participation during 2020–2021

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Information and Communication Technology

Areas of Advance

Transport

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Latest update

2019-12-10