WT AWARD 2018 - SUSTAINABILITY
YAPE – Your Autonomous Pony Express
Self-driving home delivery vehicle for urban delivery is an autonomous vehicle as an answer to the growing demand for shipments in urban areas. It has characteristics for moving in the narrow and irregular spaces of Italian and European cities, both on the sidewalk and on the cycle path. It travels on two wheels equipped with autonomous electric motors that minimize the consumption of energy. produces a digital map of the city with the help of sensors in the form of video cameras and lasers. These are able to interact with sensors that are already installed throughout the city such as those placed near traffic lights for monitoring purposes. Its ecosystem is based on a management platform whereby a user, through an app. The departure and delivery of the package are certified by a system in the smartphone of sender and recipient with the face recognition.