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Foresight to Take Part in Automation of Future Heavy-Duty Vehicles European Project

The Foresight Company is expected to receive a grant of approximately one million USD from the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 framework program

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., an innovator in automotive vision systems, announced that the European Commission, through the Horizon 2020 framework program, has awarded a funding grant of nearly 20 million Euro for the All Weather Autonomous Real logistics operations and Demonstrations (AWARD) consortium to develop and operate safe autonomous heavy-duty vehicles in harsh weather conditions in a variety of different scenarios. In the framework of the project, Foresight will provide its QuadSight® multispectral vision solution, and is expected to receive approximately one million USD. The AWARD project will be rolled out in 2021 for a period of three years.

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Foresight recently joined the AWARD consortium, as reported by the Company on May 15, 2020. The European Commission has outlined the growing need for connected and automated driving systems for heavy commercial vehicles, citing their great potential for improving the safety and efficiency of freight transport and making vehicle operations more comfortable.

Coordinated by EasyMile, the AWARD consortium consists of 29 partners including industry leaders such as Continental (one of the largest automotive suppliers and experts in automated driving technologies), Terberg (specialist heavy vehicle manufacturer), and Applied Autonomy (leading provider of Smart Fleet Management systems for connected autonomous vehicles).

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Foresight will provide its QuadSight multispectral vision solution, composed of two stereoscopic visible-light cameras and two stereoscopic thermal long-wave infrared cameras, the latter provided by FLIR Systems. The QuadSight system offers highly accurate vision sensors to autonomous freight operators, capable of detecting any type of obstacle and enabling safe, uninterrupted driving at all times, even in harsh weather and lighting conditions.

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