EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Why making AVs safe may require lidar on lampposts…

Siemens Mobility Asia Pacific CEO Michel Obadia speaks to Traffic Technology International editor Tom Stone about the new autonomous vehicle (AV) testing project Siemens is undertaking in partnership with Nanyang Technological University at CETRAN (Centre of Excellence for Testing & Research of Autonomous Vehicles) in Singapore. A demonstration of the technology, which features infrastructure equipped with full AV-style sensors such as lidar, took place as part of the ITS World Congress in Singapore (October 21-25, 2019) #ITSWC2019
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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International magazine and the Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs in charge of public agencies around the world as well as chairmen and CEOs of multinational transportation technology corporations. Tom's early career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).