Download the DRIVE C2X @ ITS World Congress programme and the DRIVE C2X press release.

From 22nd to 26th October 2012, the 19th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) is taking place in Vienna, Austria. Under the theme Smarter on the way, the ITS World Congress will focus on innovative mobility systems for the benefit of all traffic users.

DRIVE C2X participates in multiple activities during the World Congress. In the Congress section, the consortium was invited to organise two special sessions:

  • SIS 38 – IBEC: Business models and revenue sources for C2X communication, Wednesday, 24 October, 16.00–17.30, Schubert 3, with Matthias Schulze (Daimler; organiser and moderator), Wolfgang Schulz (IERC), Nadja Rappold (facit), Torsten Geissler (BASt), Marko Jandrisits (ASFINAG), Luisa Andreone (Centro Ricerche Fiat)
  • SIS 68: Global deployment of Car-2-X communication technology – a technical perspective on commonalities and similarities, Thursday, 25 October, 16.00–17.30, Schubert 5, with Andreas Festag (NEC Laboratories Europe; organiser and moderator), Mike Shulman (Ford Motor Company), Guan Jizhen (ITS China), Takeshi Yamamoto (NEC), Paul Gray (Cohda Wireless), Lan Lin (Hitachi Europe)

In addition, seven technical papers and a contribution to a special session will be presented by members of the consortium on research undertaken within DRIVE C2X.

In the Exhibition section, DRIVE C2X will present the project status at the exhibition area of the European Commission (Hall B, C20). The DRIVE C2X stand will also feature the Test Management Center of the cooperative driving live demonstration staged at Hall A.

This live demonstration of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium (C2C CC) and Testfeld Telematik (TT) will be powered by DRIVE C2X technology, using the newly validated DRIVE C2X reference system. Visitors are invited to register for this opportunity to experience C2X technology in real traffic conditions.

Visit the ITS World Congress 2012 website for more information.