31 décembre 2016

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry Today’s economies are dramatically changing, triggered by development in emerging markets, the accelerated rise of new technologies, sustainability policies, and changing consumer preferences around ownership. Digitization, increasing automation, and new business models have revolutionized other industries, and automotive will be no exception. These forces are giving rise to four disruptive technology-driven trends in the automotive sector: diverse mobility, autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2016

Tech trends we’re most looking forward to in 2017

Tech trends we’re most looking forward to in 2017 Autonomous driving While it would’ve been a terrifying sight a few years back, chances are we’ll be noticing vehicles without drivers more often next year. As technology continues to evolve, industry titans are gradually venturing into building autonomous vehicles. In fact, the competition in the self-driving market is heating up at exponential rates – and the good results aren’t falling behind. Since initially introducing its ‘Autopilot‘ feature back in 2015, Tesla has... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2016

New Pedestrian Detector from Google Could Make Self-Driving Cars Cheaper

New Pedestrian Detector from Google Could Make Self-Driving Cars Cheaper Google’s self-driving cars roam the sunny streets of Mountain View, Calif., in public but much of the technology that powers them has never seen the light of day. Yesterday, attendees at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Seattle got a rare glimpse into a new safety feature the tech giant is working on. Anelia Angelova, a research scientist at Google working on computer vision and machine learning, presented a new... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2016

Artificial Intelligence Creates Immense Potential for Innovation and Growth in the Car Industry

Artificial Intelligence Creates Immense Potential for Innovation and Growth in the Car Industry LONDON, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digitisation will change the future of cars, challenge traditional business models and create immense potential for innovation. In future, cars will be cognitive – not only will they recognize voices and be able to optimise the journey, they will also incorporate other cognitive technologies of AI - computer vision, machine learning, rules based... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2016

Analysing Uber’s market moves – and how it intends to disrupt transport markets

Analysing Uber’s market moves – and how it intends to disrupt transport markets Opinion I am pretty sure that Uber’s announcements over the past couple of years around building a centre of expertise in driverless vehicles did not come as a surprise to anybody interested in these technologies. Though Uber hasn’t clearly mentioned why it would hire a few hundred engineers or buy a startup to support its driverless capability development, as it has done since then, the reason is quite straightforward: replacing more than one... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

December Newsletter of NEXYAD : road safety, car insurance applications, modules for ADAS and Driverless

December Newsletter of NEXYAD : road safety, car insurance applications, modules for ADAS and Driverless Here is the new NEXYAD newsletter. Headlines : . Video demo of SafetyNex : real driving risk assessment – Cercle LAB Symposium : Laboratoire Assurance Banque – FinTech Community Symposium – New Release of SafetyNex : Real Time Driving Risk Assessment for Car Industry and Insurance Companies – Nexyad Technologies for Car Industry : SafetyNex – RoadNex – ObstaNex – VisiNex – R&D project BIKER ANGEL has been... [Lire la suite]

25 décembre 2016

Gartner Says Connected Car Production to Grow Rapidly Over Next Five Years

Gartner Says Connected Car Production to Grow Rapidly Over Next Five Years Connected Cars to Introduce a New Era of Smart Mobility   Connected car production is growing rapidly in both mature and emerging automobile markets, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. The production of new automobiles equipped with data connectivity, either through a built-in communications module or by a tether to a mobile device, is forecast to reach 12.4 million in 2016 and increase to 61 million in 2020 (see Table 1). Gartner... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2016

A start-up born out of Stanford just entered the driverless car race with a radical approach

A start-up born out of Stanford just entered the driverless car race with a radical approach Drive.ai, a start-up born out of Stanford's artificial intelligence lab, has officially entered the driverless car arms race. But Drive.ai has no interest in building an actual, self-driving car. Rather, as co-founder and president Carol Reiley told Business Insider, the start-up plans to sell "the brains of the car." That car brain comes in the form of sensors, LiDAR, and Radar like many other companies are using, but with one... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2016

NEXYAD ADAS : onboard with SafetyNex - Real time driving risk assessment and vocal alert BEFORE danger

NEXYAD ADAS : onboard with SafetyNex - Real time driving risk assessment and vocal alert BEFORE danger + risk profiles recording Here is the demo of SafetyNex, a smartphone App that estimates in real time driving risk, alerts the driver BEFORE danger (vocal alert), and records risk profiles and usage profiles with respect for driver's privacy (privacy by design).This disruptive real time App reduces accident rate by 20% (vocal alert BEFORE danger lets time to slow down and avoir accident) and reduces loss cost by 5%. User is coached... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation When it comes to self-driving cars, the public tends to focus on developments for private vehicles for individuals, but there are also some significant advances underway in other categories such as shuttle busses. In the latest piece of news, Navya, a startup out of France that makes driverless shuttles, has raised $34 million (€30 million) in funding to build out its team, technology and sales. The funding is... [Lire la suite]