SMAD – Smart and mobile testbed for automated and assisted driving

SMAD was a research project which studies different aspects of autonomous driving. As its official Finnish name states, it aimed to create ‘an intelligent, moving autonomous test environment’. The test environment consisted of two identical Toyota Rav4 SUVs and a trailer, complemented with a broad palette of different sensors and research equipment of the members of the research consortium.

SMAD covered the automotive and vehicle research done in the university of Oulu in a broad manner – six research teams from ITEE and two teams from the Faculty of Technology built the project consortium. The project is ranked under the 6G Flagship program umbrella and co-operation and information sharing is done with other activities of 6G Flagship.

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  • Duration: 1 November 2018 — 31 December 2020