30 avril 2017

The deployment of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in Europe

The deployment of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in Europe Introduction Road transport is an essential service in society, but the burden of traffic crashes and Pollution is immense. European data show that road accidents in the EU countries cause about 250,000 seriously injured people every year, with 28,000 fatalities in 2012 (Kearns & Kidd, 2013). US data in addition, illustrate that automobile crashes led to 34,080 fatalities in 2012 (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2013), where about 90% of the... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2017

Drones vs. driverless cars: A tale of two robotics policies

Drones vs. driverless cars: A tale of two robotics policies When a 2-pound drone crashed on the White House lawn in January, the nation was thrown into drone hysteria. That drone was a $1,000 model made by Chinese technology company DJI, but a basic camera-equipped drone can be had for $40—a fact not lost on those who pontificated about the crash. “It’s pretty worrisome if you’re in the Secret Service, you’re in law enforcement, a drone comes in and you don’t know if this is some 14-year-old kid who got a drone or if this is... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek

Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek As self-driving vehicles seem to be steering themselves ever closer to the mainstream, a team of researchers has completed Mexico's longest-ever journey in an autonomous car, traveling 1,500 miles in a special high-tech Volkswagen. Raul Rojas, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, led a team that traveled from Nogales to Mexico City this month. The car used for the journey, a 2010 Volkswagen Passat station wagon named Autonomos, was sent to Reno from Berlin, where... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2017

A Plane That Folds Into a Car

 A Plane That Folds Into a Car After Czechoslovakia’s communist regime fell, in 1989, designer Štefan Klein began working on a concept for a flying car. Inspired by his newfound freedom, he aimed to translate that personal liberty to the skies. In 2010, he shared his work with his friend Juraj Vaculík, an entrepreneur. They joined forces to found AeroMobil and develop a viable commercial product. “We wanted to create a car and airplane without compromises,” Vaculík says, “to provide individuals with a new, interesting... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2017

Meet us at the Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo!

For the third consecutive year, the Groupement ADAS will participate at the Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo. These experts in Advanced Driving Assistance Systems will therefore be present from 20 to 22 June 2017 in Stuttgart to expose their latest developments and to speak at the Autonomous Vehicule Software Symposium. Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo: a key event Engineers around the world are working to bring this much awaited technology to the market: the autonomous vehicle. The Autonomous Vehicle Technology... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2017

NEXYAD presenting their real time driving risk assessment smartphone App SafetyNex at CERCLE LAB

NEXYAD presenting their real time driving risk assessment smartphone App SafetyNex at CERCLE LAB (IoT conference)   SafetyNex is a real time driving risk assessment smartphone App that warns (vocal alert) the driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident, and that records risk profiles and usage profiles on the NEXYAD cloud. Road Safety studies show that SafetyNex can reduce by 20% accident rate (ref) This smartphone App is disruptive, as it lets insurance companies and fleet management teams decrease... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2017

LANDER develops with VIAQUATRO the first driverless simulator equipment in Latin America

LANDER develops with VIAQUATRO the first driverless simulator equipment in Latin America This week LANDER has completed the installation of a complete simulation classroom to provide training in the operation of the first Driverless Metro in Latin America. Private operator VIAQUATRO (São Paulo), whose shareholders is formed mainly by the CCR Group, is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Line 4 of the metro network of Metrô de São Paulo. In the year 2010 the 30-year concession started, at the time the first concession... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

Artificial Intelligence Systems for Autonomous Driving On the Rise, IHS Says

Artificial Intelligence Systems for Autonomous Driving On the Rise, IHS Says ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (June 13, 2016) – As the complexity and penetration of in-vehicle infotainment systems and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) increases, there is a growing need for hardware and software solutions that support artificial intelligence, which uses electronics and software to emulate the functions of the human brain. In fact, unit shipments of artificial intelligence (AI) systems used in infotainment and ADAS systems are expected to... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

Newsletter of NEXYAD on real time risk assessment in car telematics with Safetynex

Newsletter of NEXYAD on real time risk assessment in car telematics with Safetynex Headlines : – New Rating of Nexyad by Early Metrics – BIKER ANGEL Project selected for Government funding (FUI23) – Conference on Machine Learning organized by SNCF – Nexyad Paper at 1er European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving – Meeting Mov’eo, Systematic and Cap Digital – Nexyad has visited 6th “les Rencontres Flotauto” – Nexyad in Media – SafetyNex available on stores for testers (Apple and Google) – Groupement ADAS welcomed... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

Telematics trends in the UK

Telematics trends in the UK Usage of telematics is growing quickly in the UK, targeting young drivers and addressing some of the issues created by the new EU gender directive. What is telematics insurance? Telematics insurance requires the installation of a device on the vehicle, commonly called a “Black Box”. This device communicates with on board instruments to monitor a series of parameters like hours of the day when the vehicle is driven, the distance driven, they type of roads where the car is driven and the speed of the... [Lire la suite]