2022-07-14 | NDAQ:AUR | Press Launch


Q2 product replace permits Aurora Driver to detect and safely reply to points with out assistance from a automobile operator

On the finish of Q2, Aurora Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUR) delivered its Beta 3.0 product replace and demonstrated its Fault Administration System – particularly the Aurora Driver’s capability to detect system points and reply by safely pulling over to the facet of the highway with none human involvement. A dependable Fault Administration System is important for safely working autonomous automobile fleets for industrial prospects and enabling broad commercialization.

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Earlier this 12 months, Aurora dedicated to demonstrating its Fault Administration System in Q3. With this replace, the corporate achieved its milestone 1 / 4 forward of schedule and carried out it on Aurora-powered vans working on public roads at freeway speeds.

“Any of a lot of elements, from blown tires to broken sensors, can compromise a automobile whereas on the highway,” acknowledged Sterling Anderson, Aurora Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer. “Safely detecting and responding to these points is important for a dependable self-driving product working at scale. Our Fault Administration System lays the groundwork for secure autonomous operations with out automobile operators, chase automobiles, or distant human fallback methods.”

Aurora’s Fault Administration System

Aurora’s Fault Administration System is designed to actively monitor the well being of the automobile, together with the self-driving software program, sensors, and on-board laptop. When it detects a difficulty, the Fault Administration System will intervene – navigating the automobile to a secure stopping location from which the problem will be addressed. It is a crucial functionality for eradicating automobile operators, assembly the rigorous necessities of Aurora’s Security Case Framework, and finally scaling its autonomous automobile fleets broadly.

To reveal this technique on public roads, engineers launched synthetic faults that the Aurora Driver interpreted as sensor harm. The Aurora Driver responded by activating the autonomous automobile’s hazard lights, lowering its pace, and safely pulling over to the facet of the highway.

As with different components of the Aurora Driver, the Fault Administration System was developed and extensively examined first in Aurora’s Digital Testing Suite, enabling safer, extra speedy implementation in the actual world. As Aurora prepares to launch its industrial merchandise, this Fault Administration System structure will advance to acknowledge and reply to extra system points whereas on the highway.

“Guaranteeing our autonomous automobiles are secure, even when system points happen, is a key part of finishing our Security Case Framework,” stated Nat Beuse, Vice President of Security for Aurora. “This is a vital step towards eradicating automobile operators and commercially deploying driverless automobiles.”

Aurora Driver Beta 3.0 Product Replace

The demonstration of the Fault Administration System enhances Aurora’s launch of its Beta 3.0 product replace. This replace focuses on end-to-end autonomous operations between Aurora’s terminals that assist additional advance the Aurora Driver towards industrial readiness, together with navigating difficult floor streets between terminals and highways.

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This Press Launch incorporates sure forward-looking statements inside the which means of the federal securities legal guidelines. All statements contained on this press launch that don’t relate to issues of historic reality needs to be thought-about forward-looking statements, together with however not restricted, to these statements round product growth and commercialization efforts. These statements are based mostly on administration’s present assumptions and are neither guarantees nor ensures, however contain identified and unknown dangers, uncertainties and different essential elements which will trigger our precise outcomes, efficiency or achievements to be materially completely different from any future outcomes, efficiency or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. For elements that would trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from the forward-looking statements on this press launch, please see the dangers and uncertainties recognized below the heading “Threat Elements” part of Aurora Innovation, Inc.’s (“Aurora”) Quarterly Report on Type 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2022, filed with the SEC on Might 12, 2022, and different paperwork filed by Aurora occasionally with the SEC, that are accessible on the SEC web site at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements mirror our beliefs and assumptions solely as of the date of this press launch. Aurora undertakes no obligation to replace forward-looking statements to mirror future occasions or circumstances.

About Aurora

Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the advantages of self-driving expertise safely, rapidly, and broadly to make transportation safer, more and more accessible, and extra dependable and environment friendly than ever earlier than. The Aurora Driver is a self-driving system designed to function a number of automobile sorts, from freight-hauling semi-trucks to ride-hailing passenger automobiles, and underpins Aurora Horizon and Aurora Join, its driver-as-a-service merchandise for trucking and ride-hailing. Aurora is partnered with trade leaders throughout the transportation ecosystem, together with Toyota, FedEx, Volvo Vehicles, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, U.S. Xpress, Werner, and Covenant. To be taught extra, go to aurora.tech.


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