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Shuttle Automation

AutonomouStuff’s Shuttle Automation software delivers advanced control of automated research and development vehicles with an intuitive interface, adjustable parameters and informative real-time displays. Core functionality includes waypoint designation/following, fully integrated safety mechanisms and smooth acceleration, braking and steering control algorithms.




  • Intuitive web-based user interface
  • Teach and view desired driving route
  • Live route indication and vehicle location with map overlay
  • Adjustable vehicle behaviors (aggressive and passive)
  • Adjustable speed control
  • Automatic speed reduction based on route curvature
  • Status monitoring for GNSS signal, path tracking, valid sensor input and more
  • Ability to stop the vehicle through an API
  • The system disengages when the driver takes control of braking or steering

Platforms and Requirements

Supported Platforms

Lincoln MKZLincoln MKZ

Lexus RX 450hLexus RX 450h

Chrysler PacificaChrysler Pacifica

Polaris GEMPolaris GEM

Other vehicles are available upon request


  • Vehicle with AStuff by-wire platform
  • AStuff Speed and Steering Controller
  • NovAtel GNSS/IMU kit with dual antennas
  • ROS driver installation software from AutonomouStuff

Use Cases

  • Move passengers over a short distance, such as the last leg of a regular route.
  • Some surveillance systems or routines require a predefined route to be driven repeatedly.
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) need repeated maneuvers for testing.
  • Any process or procedure that uses a predefined or frequently repeated route can benefit.