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WATCH: Autotalks’ V2V technology, Griiip, hits the racetrack to keep drivers safe

The two Israeli companies believe that the new motorsport v2v solution chipsets can power sensors able to warn racers ahead of potential collisions.

Autotalks' V2V technology and Griiip

Two Israeli companies Autotalks, which specializes in vehicle to vehicle communications in autonomous driving and Griiip the developer of a next generation single seater race car, have demonstrated the world’s first motorsport V2V application on a racetrack.

In a demonstration, in the new motorsport park in Be’er Sheva, Israel, Griiip equipped all their G1 racecars on the track with Autotalks‘ V2X solution, based on the CRATON2 chipset designed to “eliminate a significant number of race car accidents and casualties in professional and amateur racing.”

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Autotalks and Griiip motorsport V2V solution understands when a racecar seriously endangers the safety of other drivers – for example when a driver loses control of the car and stops in a dangerous place on the track or when a car slows down unexpectedly.

In such scenarios, an alert is immediately sent to all the drivers approaching the danger, in order to prevent a crash. The alert is flashing yellow lights and a buzzersound which increases in intensity as the car gets closer to the danger area. By providing an instant, clear warning, rather than waiting for the yellow flag, horrific on-track accidents can be avoided, which often become chain accidents due to the high speeds involved.


“The fact that Autotalks and Griiip have been the first to successfully demonstrate a motorsport V2V solution on a racetrack is not a coincidence”, said Hagai Zyss, CEO of Autotalks. “The demonstration is not only a testament to our commitment to saving lives through effective V2V technology, it also shows that our technology is robust enough to meet the extremely demanding and high-speed environment of racing, where accidents are so frequent. We intend to keep demonstrating life-saving V2V implementations in as many environments as possible”.

“Griiip acts as a development platform and gateway for new technologies into the world of motorsport, aiming to improve its every aspect, while keeping safety in top priority”, says Tamir Plachinsky, CEO of Griiip. “Using Autotalks’ technology, we are able to provide the G1 drivers with immediate and accurate warnings, keeping them safer on the track”.




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