Automatic Trailer Parking

The purpose of this study is to create a set of rules for that an automaton can park a small or long trailer, hooked to a car or truck.

The proposed algorithm is based on three points that need to be well positioned and a set of control loops to replicate the driving skills.

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What was needed:

  • OpenSceneGraph (engine and some programming knowledge)
  • 3D models for the car, the caravan, the trailer and the truck
  • vsTASKER with some knowledge of how to use it
  • A bespoke Axle component for moving the chassis