Ottopia teams with Denso to advance teleoperation
Ottopia announced a collaboration with Denso, and the company also announced the launch of its Advanced Teleoperation (ATO) platform, designed to provide both direct and indirect remote control of autonomous vehicles. Ottopia says its ATO platform integrates human operators with artificial intelligence (AI) software to set a new safety standard for teleoperation in the automotive industry.
"Our collaboration with Denso has been phenomenal from day one," said Ottopia CEO and Founder Amit Rosenzweig. "Denso is interested in a teleoperation solution focused on safety and scalability. These are exactly the values Ottopia is committed to while building the world's first automotive-grade teleoperation platform."
Teleoperation is necessary to assist autonomous vehicles through complex situations. Industry consensus is that there will always be cases when human intervention is required. The Ottopia ATO platform is designed to provide this human assistance.
Ottopia’s ATO platform uses proprietary network bonding and ultra-low latency video compression to deliver real-time remote operation of vehicles over existing public cellular networks. The technology focuses on safety and scale. By employing advanced AI and indirect methods of control, the intent is for the operator to efficiently support multiple autonomous vehicles. The platform also introduces an active safety layer of vehicle-side software meant to ensure safe operation even in harsh conditions such as lost cellular connection or extreme weather.
Ottopia’s ATO platform also enables remote control of non-autonomous vehicles in industries such as freight, shipping, and construction. “Anyone who is interested in teleoperation— from robotaxi companies to fleet management and logistics companies—can now deploy our platform,” said Rosenzweig.