LTTS, IIT Hyderabad partner to develop connected vehicle ecosystems

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New Delhi/Mumbai: L&T Technology Services (LTTS) and Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad have partnered to facilitate research and develop connected vehicle ecosystems, a joint statement said on Tuesday.

The collaboration aims to advance industry and academia in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (CV2X) communication, the statement said.

The partnership will focus on elevating road safety, efficiency, and the overall driving experience.

The two entities will work together to explore the integration of features like collision avoidance, lane departure warning, pedestrian detection, and adaptive cruise control within ADAS, according to the statement.

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