“SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today an alliance with autonomous vehicle research firm VSI Labs. Trimble will serve as the GNSS precise-positioning and orientation technology supplier for VSI’s autonomous research vehicle program. The alliance officially kicks off at Destination ACM, a long-distance driving event that leverages VSI’s research vehicle and continues with additional events throughout 2021.
The collaboration provides the opportunity to showcase Trimble RTX® technology as the trusted precise-positioning correction source for car manufacturers and their suppliers. Coupled with Trimble’s inertial positioning, Trimble RTX plays a pivotal role in a vehicle’s ability to maintain accurate and reliable lane-discipline during autonomous driving.”
“The integration of Trimble’s precise RTX positioning is a key element of VSI’s technology stack for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicle (AV) applications,” said Stephen Ruff, general manager of Trimble’s On-Road Autonomy Division. “VSI Labs is a leading researcher of best-in-class technologies critical to autonomous vehicle development.”