Free OpenDRIVE® viewer for Linux added to the Tools in the download section. (Go to downloads...).
Added example for dead-end road. (See download section...).
OpenDRIVE® Style Guide available for download. (download...).
OpenDRIVE® at Modelling World 2011 in London (more...).
OpenDRIVE® user meeting at Imagina in Monaco (more...).
More free examples are available in the download section.
Added links to OpenDRIVE® related web contents (go to link list).
OpenDRIVE® at the Driving Simulation Conference in Paris (more...).
Release of OpenDRIVE® V1.3 (download specification).
TNO and VTI join the core team. More....
OpenDRIVE® is an open file format for the logical description of road networks. It was developed and is being maintained by a team of simulation professionals with large support from the simulation industry. Its first public appearance was on January 31, 2006.
Why use OpenDRIVE®?
This is one of the key questions asked by potential users of the format. Here are some reasons:
OpenDRIVE® is vendor-independent and may be used free of charge and without further obligations OpenDRIVE® contains all key features of real road networks OpenDRIVE® is an established format with a broad international user base OpenDRIVE® is a well managed format with transparent processes for on-going development OpenDRIVE® has been in the market since 2006 and has since incorporated numerous user inputs arising from actual use cases.
Please check out this website to discover many more reasons for using OpenDRIVE®. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us directly. Your support of our initiative and your inputs will be very much appreciated in our effort to continuously improving OpenDRIVE®.
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