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ADAS Vehicle Contact Points Setup

Up to 2 contact points can inputted by entering a numerical offset from the antenna, or you can set up to 24 contact points by using a GPS antenna.

Vehicle to Vehicle Contact Points

More detailed instructions are available here

  • Park two vehicles aligned in a straight line bumper to bumper, Target ahead, Subject behind.
  • Measure the distance between the primary antenna (or IMU if IMU integration is enabled) of the Target vehicle and the rear bumper of the Target vehicle.
  • In the Target vehicle, use VBOX Manager to select 'TARGET VEHICLE 1' in the 'CONTACT POINTS' menu.
  • Select 'ENTER POINTS' and choose '1' contact point.
  • Enter the measured numerical longitudinal and lateral offset value,
  • Measure the distance between the primary antenna (or IMU if IMU integration has been enabled) of the Subject vehicle and the front bumper of the Subject vehicle or open VBOX ToolsVBOX Test Suite and make a note of the ‘Vehicle separation range’ channel value (recommended).
  • In the Subject vehicle, use VBOX Manager to select 'SUBJECT VEHICLE' in the 'CONTACT POINTS' menu.
  • Select 'ENTER POINTS' and choose '1' contact point.
  • Enter the numerical longitudinal and lateral offset value.
  • Repeat this process to define another target vehicle if required.

Manually Entering up to 2 Contact Points

More detailed instructions are available here

  • Use VBOX Manager to select either 'SUBJECT VEHICLE' or 'TARGET VEHICLE' in the 'CONTACT POINTS' menu.
  • Select 'ENTER POINTS' and define whether you would like to set 1 or 2 contact points.
  • Enter the numerical longitudinal and lateral offset value of each point to the primary antenna (or IMU if IMU integration is enabled).
  • Repeat this process to define the other vehicle(s).

Setting up to 24 Contact Points

More detailed instructions are available here

  • Connect a ground plane antenna to the VBOX.
  • Ensure there is a fixed RTK solution.
  • Using a survey pole, move the antenna to the desired contact point on the vehicle.
  • Use VBOX Manager to select either 'SUBJECT VEHICLE' or 'TARGET VEHICLE' in the 'CONTACT POINTS' menu.
  • Select 'SET POINT'.
  • Move the antenna to another desired point of contact and repeat the process until all the desired points are set, or a limit of 24 is reached.
  • Move the antenna to the location of antenna A and select 'SET ANT A'.
  • Move the antenna to the location of antenna A and select 'SET ANT B'.
  • Repeat this process to define the other vehicle(s).
     

Saving Vehicle Contact Points

More detailed instructions are available here

  • After the required contact points have been surveyed, points can be saved to the compact flash card by using VBOX Manager to select 'SAVE' within either 'SUBJECT VEHICLE' or 'TARGET VEHICLE' in the 'CONTACT POINTS' menu.
  • Create a new file or overwrite a previously saved file.

Loading Vehicle Contact Points

More detailed instructions are available here

  • Use VBOX Manager to select either 'SUBJECT VEHICLE' or 'TARGET VEHICLE' in the 'CONTACT POINTS' menu.
  • Select 'LOAD' and choose file to load.
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