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2019.07.15 PilotD’s Official Release: New Validation Platform for Automated Driving: GaiA v3.5 >>



These days, based on German simulation technology, PilotD has upgraded the automated driving validation platform GaiA to 3.5 Version. This version uses a new graphics rendering technology. You can use GaiA v3.5 to Create a Simulation test scenario with high visual fidelity quickly. This will raise the current simulation-based massive validation technology for automated driving systems to a new level. This indicates that PilotD has made a huge step forwards to the complete validation solution for automated driving systems as well.

2019.06.01 Special Lecture ”Validation technology Platform for Automated Driving“ for Shanghai Jiao Tong University >>



On June 1st, 2019,Mr. Peng Cao, the Executive Director of PilotD Automotive Co., Ltd., was invited to Shanghai Jiao Tong University to give lectures to students on the "Validation Technology for Automated Driving".During the lecture, Mr. Peng Cao made a discussion with the students on the simulation technology and employment prospects in automated driving.

2019.05.22 2019 IEEE MTT-S International Wireless Symposium >>



On May 22th 2019, Dr. Peng Cao was invited to attend the 2019 IEEE MTT-S International Wireless Symposium and gave a presentation on “Active Perception Sensor Models in Simulation-Based System Validation”.

2019.05.01 PilotD Hat Together with SongHong Established a New Way to Validation of Automated Driving Systems: Construction of Scenario Database for Automated Driving >>



To accelerate the productization of automated driving systems and the standardization of automated driving technology, PilotD has already made cooperation with Shanghai Songhong Intelligent Vehicle Technology Co., Ltd., and National Intelligent Connected Vehicle (Shanghai) Pilot Zone in various ways, such as the design, construction and marketing of a scenario database for automated driving. Based on the cooperation, a driving scenario database with typical Chinese traffic characteristics is built according to specific Chinese road properties. This database can support the training and validation of intelligent and connected vehicles, and support the OEMs and Tier 1s to push the development and productization of ADAS/ADS by increasing the adaptability of these systems to Chinese traffic environment.

2019.04.08 PilotD Official Release New Validation Platform for Automated Driving: GaiA v3.0 >>



These days, based on German simulation technology, PilotD has upgraded the automated driving validation platform GaiA to 3.0 Version. On one hand, this version can generate various realistic and complex driving scenarios in high test execution efficiency. On the other hand, according to verification test, GaiA v3.0 can simulate the dynamic behaviors of over 1536 dynamic AI objects on an intel i3 computer and ensure the real-time ability. This will raise the current simulation-based massive validation technology for automated driving systems to a new level. This indicates that PilotD has made a huge step forwards to the complete validation solution for automated driving systems as well.

2019.01.27 Special Salon on "Simulation-Based Testing Technology and Data Service for Automated Driving" sponsored by UIC >>



On January 27th, 2019, Mr. Peng Cao, the Executive Director of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd., was invited by UIC to participate in the Symposium of "Simulation-Based Test Technology and Data Service for Automated Driving". At the symposium, Mr. Peng Cao gave an important presentation on validation of automated driving and simulation technology for environmental perception, and had a deep exchange with colleagues.

2019.01.18 PilotD Will Release New Validation Platform for Automated Driving: GaiA v3.0 >>



PilotD will release new validation platform for automated driving: GaiA v3.0. Beside the refined visual effect, dozens of data processing tools and detailed simulation models are about to be online. Please look forward to it.

2018.11.07 2018 THE 5TH GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (GAEC) ANNUAL CONFERENCE & Automotive Industry Innovation Forum - “China embraces the World” >>



On Nov. 7th 2018, the 5th Global Automotive Executive Council (GAEC) Annual Conference & Automotive Industry Innovation Forum - “China embraces the World” was held in Crowne Plaza Hotel Shanghai Anting.

2018.08.14 SAE 2018 Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Symposium >>



On August 14, 2018, Dr. Peng Cao was invited to attend the SAE 2018 Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Symposium, and presented our new framework for solving the problem on test case generation for automated driving systems.

2018.08.02 PilotD and Shanghai United Road Traffic Safety Science Research Center(SHUFO) to reach a strategic partnership >>



We warmly celebrate the establishment of the strategic partnership between PilotD and Shanghai United Road Traffic Safety Research Center. The two companies will work together to improve and popularize the validation technology for automated driving systems based on the traffic accident analysis and simulation reproduction, which will contribute to the productization of automatic driving technology.

2018.07.30 PilotD Driving Simulator System setup >>



On July 30th, 2018, PilotD Driving Simulator System “Office Lite”was set up in our R&D center. The simulator is equipped with ADS controller and AR simulation technology, which can truly represent driver's driving experience.

2018.03.31 Special Technical Lecture of Southeast University >>



On March 31st. 2018, Dr. Peng Cao, the Executive Director of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd., was invited to Southeast University, college of Automotive Engineering to give a presentation on "Current Status and Future of Advanced Driver Assistant System and Automated Vehicles". The presentation has encouraged a heated discussion.

2018.01.01 PilotD R&D center located in Yangpu district is completed. >>



Since Jan. 1st. 2018, our research and development center in Yangpu District, Shanghai is operational. This center is designed to engage in various kinds of virtual simulation of automated driving systems, and the development of hardware and software testing tools.

2017.12.01"Moving the future, it is imperative" Shanghai New Energy and Intelligent Connected Vehicle Innovation and Development Forum >>



On Dec. 1st 2017, Shanghai New Energy and Intelligent Connected Vehicle Innovation and Development Forum was held in Shanghai. The theme of the forum is "Moving the future, it is imperative".
The meeting has invited the leaders and administrators of several domestic and foreign new-born companies in automated driving. Cooperated with related government departments and financial investors, they have discussed and exchanged the status, challenges and the future of domestic and international automated driving technology. Mr. Peng Cao, as the Executive Director of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd. was invited to take part in the discussion.

2017.10.27Advanced Course on Development and Validation of Automated Vehicles >>



On Oct. 27th – 29th 2017, the advanced course on development and validation of automated vehicles was held in Shanghai. Mr. Peng Cao, the Executive Director of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd. was invited as specialist in the field of automated vehicle development and verification to give this course. Mr. Cao's main research direction is in the area of X-in-the-Loop simulation and has years of teaching and research experience. The course is mainly facing development and test engineers in automated driving and advanced driver assistant systems. The content of this course covers mainly actuators for automated driving, various types of environment perception sensors, automated system development, testing etc.
Through this course, trainees have achieved a complete understanding of the automated driving systems, and an access to the development and validation of this kind of systems. For the ones who had had a basic knowledge of automated driving systems, this course could also offer a deeper understanding of the technology itself and the concrete process of system development and verification. It let the trainees master the research, development and test verification processes, which are quite constructive for rising the efficiency of the automated driving development.

2017.10.23 2017 the 4th Global Automotive Executive Council (GAEC) Annual Conference >>



On Oct. 23rd -24th 2017, 2017 the 4th Global Automotive Executive Council (GAEC) Annual Conference & Automotive Industry Innovation Forum - “China embraces the World” was held in Shanghai. The leaders of various automotive companies and organizations, domestic and foreign automotive experts, government research institutes and leaders of automotive industrial bases were gathered in the conference. They talked together about the new technology of automobile, and the development and trend of automobile technology under the industrial background. Mr. Peng Cao, the Executive Director of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd. was invited as one of the representatives of CGME (Chinese Association for mechanical and electronic technology in Germany).
This event was successfully held in Shanghai. It is a very meaningful conference for the automotive practitioners and it has also offered a closer look at the development status of the Chinese domestic automotive industry to the CGMEers who work and live in Germany for a long time.

2017.09.262017 PiLotD Annual Recruitment Meeting >>



2017年9月26日-27日 SAE The 2017 annual recruitment meeting of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd. was held successfully on Jan. 2nd 2017. The recruitment meeting is mainly facing the master’s degree students who are interested in automated driving development and verification. It is aimed at finding talented younger generation in automotive dynamics, simulation modeling, electrics and electronics, software engineering, sensing and detection technology. The recruitment meeting concerns more than 10 majors including mechanics, electronics, telecommunications, automotive engineering etc., and has attracted dozens of high qualified personnel in these related fields to participate in it.

2017.05.19The Lecture at Hebei Polytechnic University >>



On May 19th 2017, Mr. Peng Cao, the Executive Director of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd., visited Hebei Polytechnic University and gave a lecture on "Current Status and Future of Advanced Driver Assistant System and Automated Vehicles " for the students of automotive engineering. Concerning the technical research and development of PiLotD, the employment prospects and some other aspects of the issue, Mr. Cao made some discussions and answered questions from the students. The lecture has attracted hundreds of students and teachers to attend and was warmly welcomed by the university.

2017.01.02 SAE 2017 Intelligent and Connected Vehicles’ Symposium >>



The 2017 annual recruitment meeting of PiLotD Automotive Co., Ltd. was held successfully on Jan. 2nd 2017. The recruitment meeting is mainly facing the master’s degree students who are interested in automated driving development and verification. It is aimed at finding talented younger generation in automotive dynamics, simulation modeling, electrics and electronics, software engineering, sensing and detection technology. The recruitment meeting concerns more than 10 majors including mechanics, electronics, telecommunications, automotive engineering etc., and has attracted dozens of high qualified personnel in these related fields to participate in it.