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  • 27.10.2020 Autonomous drone with docking station arrived to FMI
    RumbleTools has delivered and installed new autonomous drone system with a docking station to FMI facilities in Sodankylä. At this moment the docking station and drone are located in FMI facilities in Tähtelä, but the ultimate piloting location is on the Sod5G vehicle winter testing track, on the vicinity of the road weather station. The main piloting scenario of this system is the drone-assisted road weather station observations, in which the drone patrols automatically in the road stretch between two road weather stations, providing supplemental road weather observations from the route.

  • 7.4.2020 Vehicle radars purchased for drone testing
    Continental vehicle radars have been purchased. They will be implemented to a vehicle and later on into the drone, in order to adjust the radar monitoring from vehicle-oriented into the drone-oriented and combined. The objective is to evaluate if this instrument can provide valuable road weather-related data from the drone.

  • 25.3.2020 Lidar instruments purchased for drone testing
    Velodyne Surround-view Lidar instruments have been purchased. They will be implemented to a vehicle and later on into the drone, in order to adjust the radar monitoring from vehicle-oriented into the drone-oriented and combined The objective is to evaluate if this instrument can provide valuable road weather-related data from the drone.

  • Project started 28.8.2019 when the decision letter for the investment part arrived.