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RTI and HoloMatic Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Autonomous Driving in China
RTI's data-centric framework to be integrated with the HoloSAR platform, providing OEMs with a future-proof framework to develop and produce autonomous vehicles
SINGAPORE – Oct. 8, 2022– Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the largest software framework provider for autonomous systems, today announced its partnership with HoloMatic, China's leading autonomous driving technology company. Based on their respective technical strengths, the companies will work together to accelerate the mass production and growth of autonomous driving in China.
The current collaboration will focus on HoloMatic's HoloPilot and HoloSAR solutions. HoloPilot enables autonomous driving on the highway, and HoloSAR is an implementation of the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform methodology and run-time components for autonomous driving. HoloSAR provides flexible project configuration and a complete code generation toolchain, significantly reducing the porting and deployment effort of autonomous driving solutions on different hardware platforms. RTI Connext Drive®, the software framework for autonomous vehicles, built on the Data Distribution Service (DDS™), will power HoloMatic's solution. Through this integration, HoloSAR will fully support the Adaptive Platform DDS Network Binding, providing an information connectivity framework for autonomous driving systems that ensures system stability and safety, and offers the essential advantages of distributed systems, such as low latency, high reliability and scalability.
HoloSAR Autonomous Driving Infrastructure & Tools Overview (image source: HoloMatic)
Through this collaboration, RTI and HoloMatic will work together to deliver a proven, high-performing, scalable, and flexible autonomous vehicle framework to accelerate autonomous driving adoption and mass production in China's automotive market. The rollout will begin at the end of 2022, when the HoloMatic autonomous driving systems are expected to be installed in several Chinese OEM brands, including China’s Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC).
"Our work to bind the Connext Drive communication framework with HoloSAR will help HoloMatic's self-developed domain controller to more flexibly and efficiently adapt to the R&D needs of Chinese OEMs to meet their stability and security requirements," said Ni Kai, Founder and CEO of HoloMatic. "With this partnership, both companies will cooperate in the field of autonomous driving software, and work together to accelerate the mass production and popularization of autonomous driving technology in the Chinese market."
"We are honored to work with HoloMatic to deliver a future-proof architecture to the fast-moving automotive market in China. This partnership will further enrich the ecosystem, providing options and value to OEMs in their transformation journey," said Kelvin Hor, APAC Regional Manager for RTI. "This software bundle will help OEMs to speed up their autonomous vehicle development while combining flexibility and superior performance based on real-time data."
Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is the largest software framework company for autonomous systems. RTI Connext® is the world’s leading architecture for developing intelligent distributed systems. Uniquely, Connext shares data directly, connecting AI algorithms to real-time networks of devices to build autonomous systems.
RTI is the best in the world at ensuring our customers' success in deploying production systems. With over 1,800 designs, RTI software runs over 250 autonomous vehicle programs, controls the largest power plants in North America, coordinates combat management on U.S. Navy ships, drives a new generation of medical robotics, enables flying cars, and provides 24/7 intelligence for hospital and emergency medicine. RTI runs a smarter world.
RTI is the leading vendor of products compliant with the Object Management Group® (OMG®) Data Distribution Service (DDS™) standard. RTI is privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with regional offices in Colorado, Spain and Singapore.
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Founded in 2017, HoloMatic is one of the few companies with full-stack autonomous driving R&D capabilities in China. It has formed an overall layout covering artificial intelligence algorithm engineering, embedded system design and big data processing. At the end of 2021, HoloMatic reached all-round strategic cooperation with Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), one of China's biggest automakers, becoming the only independent autonomous technology company in China to form a comprehensive partnership with an auto OEM.
HoloMatic has developed two autonomous driving systems: HoloPilot and HoloParking. HoloPilot, in support of highway navigating autonomous driving with a maximum speed of 130km/h, is capable of ACC, LKA, traffic jam pilot, active lane change and overtaking, on/off-ramp, and highway-to-highway interchange. Meanwhile, the system is gradually covering the urban traffic conditions. HoloParking, on the other hand, is an automatic parking system specially developed for China’s traffic scenarios and empowers vehicles with the abilities such as remote summoning, memory parking, remote parking, and automatic parking space detection.