30 novembre 2016

Astonishing self-driving Uber cars hit the road and will take over 'within five years'

Astonishing self-driving Uber cars hit the road and will take over 'within five years' Self-driving Uber vehicles have hit the streets today as the industry predicts the technology could be as little as five years away from replacing normal cars . Residents in the US city of Pittsburgh began using the new technology under Uber's self-driving pilot program. Automotive industry executives remain sharply divided over a timeline for a full roll-out of the technology, with some expecting fully autonomous cars... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2016

New demo of Obstacle detection with ObstaNex (by NEXYAD)

New demo of Obstacle detection with ObstaNex (by NEXYAD) Here is a new demo of obstacle detection using ObstaNex (by NEXYAD). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZG531G_D14 NEXYAD is member of the MOV'EO Groupement ADAS    
28 novembre 2016

Global and China Automotive Night Vision System Industry Report, 2016-2020

Global and China Automotive Night Vision System Industry Report, 2016-2020 Night vision system can solve the vision problem in night driving and thus is the first to be used in Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, as well as other luxury cars such as Rolls-Royce Ghost/Wraith, Cadillac CT6, Lexus LS/GS and Maybach S Class. As the core part detector is costly, night vision system hasn't been popularized yet. According to the survey, in 2016, the penetration rate of global automotive night vision system is only 0.47%, of which, Mercedes-Benz, Audi... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2016

How ethernet will save the connected car

How ethernet will save the connected car Mobility is a given in today’s hyper-connected world. This is especially true in cars where, at least in the U.S. – the second largest automobile market – workers average 200 hours annually driving to and from work. In China, the largest automobile market globally, the comparable figure is roughly double that of the U.S. However, there’s a problem – the “digital backbone” in the connected car is struggling to keep up. And the automotive industry is looking to Ethernet to make that happen. ... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2016

Evaluation of return on investment (ROI) with SafetyNex for a Car Insurance Company (onboard real time driving risk assessment)

Evaluation of return on investment (ROI) with SafetyNexfor a Car Insurance Company (onboard real time driving risk assessment) European and American car Insurance Companies are all currently testing onboard telematics systems (on professional electronics devices or on Smartphones), in order to study new opportunities provided by digital technologies in the evolution of their business and business models [1]. We also can see now some experiments in Asia. Indeed, digitization of the economy has an impact on insurance industry too,... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

Augmented reality head-up displays: HMI impacts of different field-of-views on user experience

Augmented reality head-up displays: HMI impacts of different field-of-views on user experience Horizon cockpit Credit photo Visteon   Head-up display (HUD) technology in aviation has been known about since the 1940s. It keeps the pilot’s attention focused outside of the cockpit and supports aircraft control by information visualization within the pilot’s main sight line on a transparent combiner. What has been worked out for pilots, also worked for drivers. “The Oldsmobile 1988 Cutlass Supreme Indianapolis Pace Car and... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2016

Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Full Self Driving Hardware

Tesla announced on Wednesday that from now on all of its electric cars will be built with the components required to turn them into fully autonomous vehicles at a later date. Now chief executive, Elon Musk, has released a video showing what that really means.The video shows a Tesla Model X driving out of a garage, picking up a human driver – who is required to be in the driving seat for the car to legally self-drive in the US – and then driving itself around some public roads, navigating junctions and highways before returning to a... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2016

A centralized real-time Advanced Driver Assistance System based on smartphones

A centralized real-time Advanced Driver Assistance System based on smartphones This work leverages the wide diffusion of smartphones andexisting cellular network to implement a centralized, real-time, AdvancedDriver Assistance System. Each vehicle is equipped with a smartphonethat periodically computes and sends vehicle’s global position and speedthrough GPRS or UMTS network. The centralized server snaps all run-ning vehicles into digital maps and implements safety algorithms to de-tect potential dangerous situations. The... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  You’ve probably seen the commercials… Cars fitted with Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Braking, Blind Spot Detection, and Collision Avoidance. With so many new cars offering advanced driver assistance systems, motorcyclists are left wondering how they will be affected. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), a staunch advocate for bikers, sent letters to more than a dozen car makers to find out whether blind spot sensors, forward-and rear-looking sensors... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2016

Nexyad Presented SafetyNex at CESA 4.0 2016

Nexyad Presented SafetyNex at CESA 4.0 2016   Gérard Yahiaoui CEO of Nexyad presented SafetyNex Real Time Onboard Driving Risk Assessment for Car Telematics at the Conference “Highly Automated Driving New Sensors” of CESA 2016 in Versailles.   Groupement ADAS booth shows top technologies and competences of 9 companies dedicated to ADAS and  sponsored by MOVEO. Read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=3112