28 février 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  Advanced driver assistance systems, often referred to as ADAS, refers to all of the items in your vehicle that are meant to help keep you safe while you are in the vehicle. Smart Cars Cars that have ADAS are often referred to as intelligent vehicles. They are called such because they are designed to get a good grasp on the surrounding environment of the vehicle and passengers within it, and goes beyond simply checking power steering fluid and oil. This information is gathered... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2017

WHAT CHINESE DRIVERS WANT FROM THE CONNECTED CAR

WHAT CHINESE DRIVERS WANT FROM THE CONNECTED CAR The connected car will be a reality within a few years, as enhanced safety, economy and entertainment become standard features of most new vehicles. So how do the Chinese feel about the car of the future? In this extensive global project carried out at the end of 2014, we interviewed 5,800 consumers in six key markets – China, Brazil, Germany, Russia the UK and the US – to find out what the future really looks like for consumers, automotive manufacturers and the wider supply chain. We... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Deep changes in the business of car insurance. Contribution of smartphone App SafetyNex in this global context

Deep changes in the business of car insurance. Contribution of smartphone App SafetyNex in this global context 1 - Role of the insurer The insurance idea would have appeared on the occasion of the first great journey by boat, and the appearance of "modern" insurance is generally dated from the 19th century. The principle of insurance is easy to understand : if accidents are rare (compared to the number of occurrences - travel, car trips, etc.), a simple and prudent idea then is to "put aside" a certain amount of money for each... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2017

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry Technology-driven trends will revolutionize how industry players respond to changing consumer behavior, develop partnerships, and drive transformational change. 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... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Nissan Autonomous Vehicle Tech : ProPilot

Nissan Autonomous Vehicle Tech : ProPilot Nissan’s new Serena, set to go on sale in Japan in late August, will come equipped with the company’s ProPILOT autonomous drive technology that’s designed for highway use in single-lane traffic. With ProPILOT, the vehicle’s accelerator, brakes, and steering are controlled based on information captured through a mono camera equipped with advanced-image processing software. The ProPILOT camera can quickly recognize, in three-dimensional depth, preceding vehicles and lane markers, according... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2017

Groupement ADAS : NEXYAD in French News (JDN) with SafetyNex and the award PME Championne de MOVEO

Groupement ADAS : NEXYAD in French News (JDN) with SafetyNex and the award PME Championne de MOVEO "La start-up yvelinoise Nexyad a aussi tapé dans l'œil du pôle grâce à SafetyNex, une application mobile qui estime en temps réel le risque de conduite. Elle alerte vocalement le conducteur avant un danger pour qu'il puisse ralentir, avec la promesse d'une réduction de 20% du nombre d'accident, et enregistre les profils d'usages et de risque des utilisateurs. Lauréate du BMW Tech Date en 2016, Nexyad s'adresse aux constructeurs et... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2017

Detecting hypovigilance, fatigue, and distraction with the NEXYAD real time driving risk assessment SafetyNex

Detecting hypovigilance, fatigue, and distraction with the NEXYAD real time driving risk assessment SafetyNex SafetyNex estimates driving risk in real time. The approach is to estimate if the driving behaviour (speed and acceleration) are appropriate or inappropriate to the infrastructure difficulty : on a disused airport, high speed and aggressive behaviour is not dangerous, although it is in front on a school, or approaching a narrow curve, etc ... read more :... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2017

Shared mobility: Global market for shared vehicles and mobility offerings to grow as much as 35 percent a year through 2020

Shared mobility: Global market for shared vehicles and mobility offerings to grow as much as 35 percent a year through 2020 Usage is replacing ownership – This change in consumer habits is set to transform the private transportation of the future. The world of shared mobility, where vehicles are shared and mobility offerings used jointly, will see rising revenues and growing customer numbers in the period through 2020. The Roland Berger experts anticipate annual growth rates of up to 35 percent in the new business fields around car,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

IMPLEMENTING HUMAN FACTORS WITHIN THE DESIGN PROCESS OF ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS)

IMPLEMENTING HUMAN FACTORS WITHIN THE DESIGN PROCESS OF ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS) The emerging trend in driver support systems is aimed at reducing requirements placed on the driver. By equipping vehicles with sensors, navigation and motion planning, the driving task is shared between human actors and the supporting assistance systems. Ultimately, by adding and improving cognition and control techniques, this could lead to autonomous vehicles in which the driving task is controlled by the vehicle and the... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2017

IoT Insurance: Trends in Home, Life & Auto Insurance Industries

IoT Insurance: Trends in Home, Life & Auto Insurance Industries IoT in Auto Insurance Many auto insurance companies are starting to use the IoT, largely through connected cars, to track drivers' habits in real time. This practice has become known as usage-based insurance (UBI) and has surged in popularity in the last two years. According to a 2015 Nielsen survey, 20% of U.S. households took part in a UBI plan, up from 13% in 2014. BI Intelligence expects 35% of insured U.S. drivers to test one of these policies in 2021. By... [Lire la suite]