17. November 2020 - Providentia editors

The traffic of the future – TV report on Abendschau im BR

What role will connected driving play in the traffic of the future? In the context of the ARD’s 2020 theme week, with the topic “How do we want to live?”, consultant Markus Bonk and Prof. Alois Knoll explain how current research is ensuring that traffic on highways and in city centers will become safer.

Click here for the TV report (in German) on the Abendschau im BR program, which was broadcast on November 16, 2020.


12. April 2021

Highly automated vehicles: How drivers react to them

he more highly automated vehicles are on the road, the more slowly human drivers will drive as well. Drivers need to learn how to deal appropriately with highly automated vehicles.


12. March 2021

Many sensors, one digital twin: How does it work?

In the coming months, the number of sensors in the Providentia++ project will more than triple. To fuse the data from cameras, radars, and lidars, scientists work with probabilities and evaluation pipelines. Questions for Leah Strand from the TU Munich.


26. February 2021

Agora Verkehrswende: Does connected driving save energy?

How does connected and automated driving affect vehicles’ net energy consumption? Marena Pützschler, specialist for new mobility and automated driving at Agora Verkehrswende, has studied this question. She tells us about it here.