Automated Valet Parking Experience, Ford Motor Company

Offer a simpler parking experience.

DATE 2020

MATURITY LEVEL Mockup

SMART INFRASTRUCTURE BY BOSCH

Parking from BEDROCK

Ford Motor Company, Bedrock and Bosch are launching a demonstration project with connected Ford Escape test vehicles that can drive and park themselves inside Bedrock’s Assembly Garage in Detroit using Bosch smart infrastructure.

Using a set of infrastructure-based sensors in Bedrock‘s Assembly Garage, vehicles drive and park themselves inside the enclosed garage. 

Drivers benefit from reducing the stress of looking for a parking space; garage operators and residents benefit from automated valet parking solutions that increase parking capacity.

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Smartphone

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Automated Valet Parking Experience app

Vehicle identification

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surrounding perception

Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology , smart infrastructure by Bosch

vehicle AUTOMATION

Parking spot Management

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Park the vehicle without the driver

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Vehicle park request

Upon arriving into the garage, the driver will leave the vehicle in a designated area and use a smartphone app to send the vehicle to park.

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Automated parking

The infrastructure sensors recognize and localize the vehicle to guide its parking maneuver, including the ability to help avoid pedestrians and other hazards. If the infrastructure senses something in the vehicle’s path, it can stop the vehicle immediately.

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Return the vehicle to its driver

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Vehicle return request

Drivers will also use the app to request the return of the vehicle to the designated pick-up area.

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Automated return

The infrastructure sensors recognize and localize the vehicle to guide its maneuver, including the ability to help avoid pedestrians and other hazards. If the infrastructure senses something in the vehicle’s path, it can stop the vehicle immediately.

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