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DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SELF-AUTOMATED PARKING LOT FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES BASED ON VEHICULAR NETWORKING

Ferreira, M. ; Damas, L.D. ; Conceição, H. ; d´Orey, P. M. ; Steenkiste, P. ; Gomes, P. ; Fernandes, R.

Patent Nr.: WO/2015/114592

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Regional Coverage: International

Grant Status: Pending

Filling Date: 30-01-2015

Granting Date: N/A

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Abstract
The present disclosure relates to a device and a method for self-automated parking lots for autonomous vehicles based on vehicular networking, advantageous in reducing parking movements and space. It is described a device for self-automated parking lot for autonomous vehicles based on vehicular networking, comprising: a vehicle electronic module for receiving, executing and reporting vehicle movements, a parking lot controller for managing and coordinating a group of vehicles in parking and unparking maneuvers, the vehicle module and controller comprising a vehicular ad hoc networking communication system. It is also described a method comprising moving autonomously in platoon one or more rows of already parked vehicles in order to make available a parking space for a vehicle arriving to the parking space; and moving autonomously in platoon one or more rows of parked vehicles in order to make a parked vehicle able to exit the parking space.