Robotic carousel to orientate and present a variety of model faces for expression/intent recognition tests

Pavement obstacles, 100mm diameter, motion-controlled, heights -25mm to +25mm

Observer's view of lane-changing cars and lane obstacle on a 1/10th scale carriageway

Side-by-side comparison booths

Projector mirror on robotic gimbal

Gaze tracking and pupil size measurement

Static bicycle facing obstacle field

Measuring absorption coefficient of foggy road conditions by the attenuation of three visible laser beams

Lighting array with six spectrum-tunable Red-Green-Blue-Amber LED modules

Pavement obstacles, diameter 200mm, motion-controlled, heights 0 to 50mm

1/10th scale model cars connected to sub-surface lane-changing carriages


Full list of facilities

  • Laboratory with daylight blackout (65m2).

  • Spectroradiometers (Konica-Minolta CS1000A; JETI spectraval 1511).

  • Luminance meters (Konica-Minolta LS-110; Konica-Minolta LS-100).

  • Illuminance meters (Konica-Minolta T-10M [x2]; Minolta TL-1; Hagner E4-X [x3] with horizontal, semi-cylindrical, and hemispherical detectors).

  • Chroma-meter (Konica-Minolta CL-200).

  • Spectrum-tunable LED lighting units (Thouslite LEDCube).

  • HID and fluorescent lamps, control gear and housings.

  • Cambridge Research Systems Video Eye Tracker Toolbox.

  • Biopac MP-150 system with Skin Conductance Response measurement (shared resource).

  • SensoMotoric Instruments Eye Tracking Glasses 2 Wireless (shared resource).

  • Lighting chamber (30m3) -- currently holding 1/10th scale representation of a road with lane-changing cars and moving lane obstacle.

  • Fog generator and laser system to measure absorption coefficient of chamber atmosphere.

  • Brightness matching booths.

  • Electromechanical iris dampers.

  • Obstacle detection test rig.

  • Robotic carousel to select and orientate detection target objects.

  • Interactive display screens (front projection white board; plasma with interactive overlay).

  • Transflective 10.1" LCD screen (PixelQi PQ3Qi-01).

  • LCD projector with alternative light sources.

  • Mirror on robotic gimbal for dynamic visual fixation target [x2].

  • Data loggers (Hobo UX120-006M).

  • Microcontrollers -- general purpose with various expansion boards and sensors.

  • Colour vision tests (Ishihara; Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue; Farnsworth dichotomous D-15).

  • Macbeth colour checker charts.

  • Walking treadmill.

  • Static bicycle on twin rollers requiring rider balance or with stabiliser.

  • Automated street lighting measurement and logging trailer (not self-propelled).

  • Rechargeable battery packs.

  • Navigation satellite receiver.

  • Cameras (Fujifilm FinePix; GoPro Hero).

  • Laser range finder.

  • Portable colour assessment cabinet (Verivide).

  • Colour matching cabinet (Verivide).