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Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH | SPIDER

Smart Physical Demonstration and Evaluation Robot 

About the Project

SPIDER is a unique, custom-programmable, self-driving and mobile test platform for reproducible testing of sensors, obstacle detection systems, vehicle software and control algorithms.

SPIDER enables automated testing and extensive system evaluation for future automated vehicles, helping to considerably speed up the time it takes to develop innovative solutions.

As a research centre, VIRTUAL VEHICLE works on opportunities for a better future every day. Continuous research and development work at the interface between humans and technology lays the groundwork and creates solutions for the challenges of tomorrow. The SPIDER project represents the continuous improvement process and lets you see and experience it.

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About us

VIRTUAL VEHICLE is a leading Austrian research centre that develops technology for affordable, safe and environmentally friendly road and rail vehicles of the future. It centers around digital simulation of comprehensive vehicle systems backed by extensive experiments. The research network has over 150 international partners in science and industry.


Partners: In the context of the multi-disciplinary and cross-domain approach to research and development at VIRTUAL VEHICLE, experts in mechanical engineering, electronics, batteries, functional safety, software, computer engineering and sensors were involved in developing SPIDER.

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