17 août 2017

Vehicle Safety Systems

Vehicle Safety Systems Road accidents are a major cause of death in industrial countries. Numerous intelligent transport systems can contribute to a possible solution. Inside the car or truck these include the advanced driver assistance systems. They support drivers to maintain a safe speed and distance, to drive within the lane, to avoid overtaking in critical situations and to safely pass intersections in an increasingly complex driving environment. Studies on the safety effects of such systems show a high... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2017

Dubai wants to make 25% of car trips driverless by 2030, and it’s starting with Tesla taxis

Dubai wants to make 25% of car trips driverless by 2030, and it’s starting with Tesla taxis Dubai believes the future of urban public transit is both electric and autonomous. On Feb. 13, the country’s transportation authority announced a deal to buy 200 Tesla Model S sedans and Model X SUVs for the city’s 10,000-vehicle taxi and limousine fleet. The move is part of a broader effort by city officials to make 25% of all local car trips autonomous by 2030, reports The National, a United Arab Emirates-owned newspaper. The... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2017

Automotive mega trends by BOSCH

Automotive mega trends by BOSCH This automotive mega trends report (BOSCH) gives interesting information about demography and needs evolution (forecast) and may help SMEs to set up a strategy to catch technology markets. Read more : https://fahrzeugtechnik.fh-joanneum.at/veranstaltungen/2013-2014/2014-01-29-Globale-Automobile-Trends.pdf
14 août 2017

Free space detection using the NEXYAD road detection module RoadNex (ADAS, driverless)

Free space detection using the NEXYAD road detection module RoadNex (ADAS, driverless) NEXYAD proposes a sofwtare module called RoadNex that detects : . borders of the lane (with or without road signs : white lines etc, RoadNex works even on a desert track) . free space (area in front of the car that can be considered as "drivable") Even without any obstacle detection, it is possible then to know that there is "something" on the road or not. Note : RoadNex won't make a difference between a drawing on the road and an obstacle, but... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2017

Daimler is investing in flying cars for some reason

Daimler is investing in flying cars for some reason Established players are only beginning to dip their toes into the weird world of "flying cars," and Daimler is the latest to do so. Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz and Smart, was part of the latest round of funding for Germany's Volocopter, Reuters reports. The total funding round scooped up about $30 million, but it's unclear just how much Daimler put down. Volocopter, like so many other "flying car" firms out there, is working on a vertical takeoff and landing... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2017

Human factors

Human factors As more ADAS functions are added to vehicles, the need to test them grows, but much of this will be done in the virtual sphere using driver-in-the-loop simulations The increase in ADAS systems is puttingpressure on testing engineers to make sure that the technologies are robust. As in many areas of vehicle and technology development, physical testing is becoming more time-consuming, which is at odds with the need to reduce the length of programmes. That is why even ADAS systems are benefiting from the use of... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2017

Artificial Intelligence for Automotive Applications

Artificial Intelligence for Automotive Applications Software, Hardware, and Services for Autonomous Driving, Personalized Services, Predictive Maintenance, Localization and Mapping, Sensor Data Fusion, and Other Use Cases: Market Analysis and Forecasts REPORT DETAILS PRICE: Log In to View PAGES: 63 TABLES, CHARTS,     & FIGURES: 69 PUBLICATION DATE: 2Q 2017 Log In to Purchase Report DOWNLOADS Register or Log In to download a free Executive... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2017

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car Ever since Tesla released its second generation Autopilot hardware and started offering an option called “full self-driving capability”, there’s been some confusion about Tesla’s plan for rolling out fully autonomous driving. CEO Elon Musk has clarified the plans this week and now predicts that true level 5 autonomy is about 2 years away – though Tesla should still have advanced autonomous driving systems before... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2017

ADAS Can Lead to Higher Auto Insurance Prices

ADAS Can Lead to Higher Auto Insurance Prices New cars with crash prevention technology and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are causing auto insurance rates to rise dramatically, according to a Wall Street Journal article published April 3. The article explains that safety features such as autonomous braking, microprocessors and cameras are often located on parts of the car most prone to accidents, such as the bumper. And when these features need replacing, the cost can be five times what it would be without these... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2017

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand EC drive to cut HGV kill rates will see more mandating of driver assistance technology, discovers Siegfried Mortkowitz [Mob.Mortkowitz.2015.12.21] Since 1 November, 2015, all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) sold in the European Union have had to be equipped with lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS). Fitting out trucks and buses with these two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) was mandated in an European Commission (EC)... [Lire la suite]
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