31 octobre 2016

Google driverless car division invents technology for automatically detecting police cars

Google driverless car division invents technology for automatically detecting police cars   Google is creating sensors that will enable its driverless cars to automatically detect police vehicles in the area, documents have indicated. Self-driving cars will be installed with technology that can identify approaching police cars and trigger an alert so that Google's vehicles can move out of the way or pull over to be questioned. In a US patent filing, the internet... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2016

Semi-Autonomous Cars Compared! Tesla Model S vs. BMW 750i, Infiniti Q50S, and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

Semi-Autonomous Cars Compared! Tesla Model S vs. BMW 750i, Infiniti Q50S, and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Autonomous driving—what the high-minded call artificial intelligence and what we call real brainlessness—may not be as vile as we originally feared. One DeLorean DMC-12 directed by a Stanford University engineering crew can perform perfect opposite-lock, tire-cooking, hands-off donuts at will for as long as the rubber lasts. Lead professor Chris Gerdes explained the rationale underlying this class project, timed to coincide with the... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2016

Why Drones and Self-Driving Cars Make a Great Match

Why Drones and Self-Driving Cars Make a Great Match Drones and self-driving cars are two of the hottest topics in technology, and in some ways are made for each other. While autonomous cars can "see" all around them, their sensors are limited to a certain distance, whereas drones can scout obstacles and trouble far ahead. Read more : http://www.pcmag.com/commentary/344411/why-drones-and-self-driving-cars-make-a-great-match
28 octobre 2016

New HMI for the real time onboard driving risk assessment smartphone App SafetyNex (for car safety)

New HMI for the real time onboard driving risk assessment smartphone App SafetyNex (for car safety) SafetyNex warns the driver before crossing a dangerous area if the driving style (speed etc ...) shows that the driver clearly misunderstood thedanger. SaftyNex is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system. SafetyNex reduces accident rate by 20%.   SafetyNex is a comprehensive aftermarket ADAS, developed by NEXYAD. SafetyNex also provides risk profiles and usage profiles to Insurance Companies : increase margin, develop new... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2016

More than 60 participants to the ADAS MORNING (2016 Oct 18) in Paris

More than 60 participants to the ADAS MORNING (2016 Oct 18) in Paris It's been a very nice presentation of Road Safety Issues : . people (statistics of accident, death, ...). insurance companies. fleets. companies and professional drivers. researchers (human factor, ...). road infrastructure experts. ADAS and real time alert systems. car manufacturers and future driverless systems This manifestation was organized by MOV'EO Groupement ADAS.Groupement ADAS is a cluster of high-tech SMEs focused on ADAS, intelligent... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2016

On the Road to Driverless

On the Road to Driverless Differential GNSS+INS for Land Vehicle Autonomous Navigation Qualification By Gilles Boime, Emmanuel Sicsik-Paré and John Fischer Land-vehicle autonomous navigation requires centimeter-level qualification tools to enable confidence build-up for delivery to open-road traffic insertion. External positioning sensors over a dedicated road section can be replaced with an embedded high-accuracy, highly responsive epoch-by-epoch differential GNSS receiver coupled with an inertial navigation system. The... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2016

Intelligent tyre for accident-free traffic

Intelligent tyre for accident-free traffic Background & policy context:  Research and development work in automotive industry has been focusing at an intensified pace on developing vehicles with intelligent powertrain management, chassis control systems and driver support functions such as ADAS for improved lateral and longitudinal control of the car, as well as for monitoring tasks. Up to 2005, tyres had been only rubber systems representing 'terra incognito' in Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) area without... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2016

Tesla “autopilot” Properly Tested With Motorcycles?

Tesla “autopilot” Properly Tested With Motorcycles? Norway – The Norwegian Motorcyclists’ Union (NMCU) has contacted Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors and asked him: Is Tesla “autopilot” properly tested with motorcycles? This is as a follow-up letter to the Minister of Transport, where NMCU took up the issue of people being fooled into believing that adaptive cruise control makes the vehicle “self-executing”. NMCU insists that any system being basis for the term “self-driving” must be thoroughly tested with... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2016

YAMAHA SPEEDS UP THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-DRIVING MOTORCYCLES

YAMAHA SPEEDS UP THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-DRIVING MOTORCYCLES The Japanese tech group moves to bring automated motorbikes with help of Silicon Valley know-how. Definitely cars, probably trucks:  the current discussion on automated and intelligent mobility takes for granted that we are talking about four-wheelers. However, Japanese tech giant Yamaha has other plans. According to a Financial Times article, the corporation sets about developing self-driving motorbikes. Don’t get too... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2016

Déploiement de l’App d’estimation temps réel du risque de conduite SafetyNex pour l'assurance : estimation du ROI

Déploiement de l’App d’estimation temps réel du risque de conduite SafetyNex (télématique embarquée sur smartphone) par une Compagnie d’Assurance : évaluation du retour sur investissement (ROI) Par NEXYAD Octobre 2016   INTRODUCTION Les Compagnies d’Assurance automobile Européennes et Américaines sont toutes actuellement en train de tester des systèmes de télématique, soit sur boîtiers, soit sur smartphones, afin d’étudier les possibilités apportées par le digital dans l’évolution de leur métier et de leurs modèles... [Lire la suite]