TalTech University development project of the year is Iseauto

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Tallinn University of Technology held a formal ceremony in honor for Estonian 101th birthdayon 22th of Feburary, where was also announced TalTech student-, scientist-, projects off the year etc. Iseauto received first place in development project category and also one of our coordinators, Anton Rassõlkin,  was announced to be the lecturer of the year. More picture here.

Fabulos

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On 17th of December was  finalized the Fabulos procurement evaluation of the tenders and awarded five consortia who made it to Phase 1.  Iseauto also participate in this procurement being apart of The Mobile Civitatem Consortium:Modern Mobility OÜ, Tallinn University of Technology, Silberauto Eesti AS and Ecofleet Eesti OÜ. The fifth member of the consortium is the Danish company Autonomous Mobility A/S.

Read more about Fabulos in here.

Robotex 2018

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Robotex is annual international robotics contest, where participants are from all over the World. Every year the University of Technology has shown their technology achievements in the event and this year, one of them was Iseauto.

Robotex 2018 was held from 30th of November to 2nd of December in Estonia Fair Center and there were visitor over 30 000.

 

TalTech pop-up University in Aalto University

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Our team and Iseauto headed to Finland on 27th of November, where TalTech University organized a pop-up university in Aalto University for celebrating our 100 birthday. The aim was to introduce TalTech University and it’s opportunities for neighbor countries, which one big part is our Iseauto. Many students and entrepreneurs got to meet our self-driving Iseauto.

Instrutec 2018

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Everyone had a opportunity to meet our Iseauto in 24th time held manufacturing fair – Instrutec 2018, which took place on 7.-9.th of November in Estonian Fair Center.
In near future there’s a chance to see Iseauto in quite few  different fairs – like on 27th of November in Finland, at TalTech pop-up Unversity and also form 30th of November till 2nd of December in Robotex International 2018.

Environment and Energy 2018

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Environment and Energy fair was held in Riga, Latvia, on 19th to 21st of October on 2018. Iseauto was invited to demonstrate our car to Latvians. People with interest came to see the car across all over Latvia. For addition we got a brief overview about Lativan development process of electrical and autonomous self-driving vehicles.

Estonian first self-driving car made it’s first autonomous ride with VIP passengers

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20. September we had our first official autonomous driving which was great success!

Demo drive took place in the university campus by bringing two main presenters in the TalTech anniversary Vision Conference.

Our first official passengers were TalTech rector Jaak Aaviksoo and Vice-President of the European Investment Bank, former Finnish prime minister, Alexander Stubb. It was first ever autonomous driving experience for good Estonian friend Alexander Stubb and second ride for our rector, who had a test ride a day before.

They made one stop during their ride, where the rector introduced our new amphitheater, which was opened last week, then  the ride continued by bringing the passengers to the university to open the TalTech Digital vision conference.

Thanks to our excellent team and we will enter now into new stage of development.

 

Full video of the ride

 

Shorter promo video

In detail of the development process, a journal paper can be read

For more papers follow my contributions in https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Raivo_Sell

Thanks to Silberauto and TalTech doctor of honor Väino Kaldoja, our industrial partner of the project.

 

Demonstration of the self-driving car in Paide Opinion Festival

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Estonian’s first self-driving vehicle, which project started one year ago from now, was demonstrated on 10th of August in Paide Opinion Festival. Discussions were about the process so far and what are the next stages, including further development on the prototype and building TUT smart city.

More reading, interviews with the team and videos can be found in media section.