21 janvier 2018

Tech Developed to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Tech Developed to Prevent Drowsy Driving Automotive supplier Hyundai Mobis has unveiled technology designed to detect when a driver is dozing off and leaving the road, so vehicle control can be transitioned to autonomous driving mode and the car can be pulled over safely and stopped. The company showcased its latest DDREM (Departed Driver Rescue and Exit Maneuver) technology at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. By focusing only on the safety benefits of autonomous driving, DDREM technology will bring such advantages to... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2018

Can Drivers Overly Rely on Driver Assistance Tech?

Can Drivers Overly Rely on Driver Assistance Tech? * Some safety advocates worry that over-dependence on advanced driver assistance technologies may have unwanted consequences for those motorists who let their guard down: diminishing focus and driving skills. Recent researchon how drivers interact with parking assist systems raises some of these concerns, specifically about driver inattention. Researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the MIT AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

Development of Driverless Cars to Speed Up with ADAS Technology

Development of Driverless Cars to Speed Up with ADAS Technology The desire to improve Advanced Driver Assistance and other safety systems will speed up the development of autonomous cars over the coming decade.   In the 1997 film Tomorrow Never Dies, James Bond drives a modified silver BMW that he controls from the backseat with a mobile phone during a parking lot chase sequence. The vehicle also has special tires: In the event of a puncture, they simply reinflate. It may be a while before consumers get to enjoy some... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2018

Samsung, Harman unveil driverless car components, digital cockpit at CES

Samsung, Harman unveil driverless car components, digital cockpit at CES Samsung unveiled its first set of components for autonomous driving and infotainment solutions developed with Harman International, which it bought about a year ago in a major push into the auto electronics market. The automotive industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the technology market, with carmakers looking to add more autonomous features as the race to put driverless cars on the road heats up. At the annual CES trade show in Las Vegas this... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018 Ford is ramping its autonomous vehicle program in 2018, with plans to expand testing its cars in a new city this year. This will serve a number of purposes, including helping partner autonomous platform partner Argo AI build out its self-driving tech, as well as helping to research further its dedicated AV vehicle design requirements. But it’s also going to allow Ford to test its new partnership platform, which is now ready for testing and which allows partners to... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

How Mercedes is Using ADAS

How Mercedes is Using ADAS With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist will be even better at helping the driver keep a safe distance and steer the vehicle. Additionally,k speed can also be automatically adjusted in bends and at intersections. Also included are Active Emergency Stop Assist and a considerably improved Active Lane Change Assist. “The... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

As Lyft Begins Testing Autonomous Cars, Insurance Concerns for California Drivers

The newest company to gain approval for testing autonomous cars in California is ride-hail service, Lyft. This should come as no surprise since the company announced their autonomous car expansion plan earlier this year. Lyft has partnered with companies like Ford to achieve a goal of streamlined and affordable transportation and is just one of many companies that already have or plan on applying for permits to test autonomous cars in California. With the rise of autonomous car usage, California residents need to prepare for insurance... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles ?

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles ?   The “thing” that made the Smart Turn System the very best self-cancelling turn signal module in the world became the foundation for the future of motorcycles in traffic.        Are advanced driver assistance systems future? One of the main goals of our company is to become a leader in safety gear for motorcycles that will not only make your ride smarter but also to achieve higher standards of communication in traffic. SInce our... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2018

CHINA: THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MARKET FOR DRIVERLESS CARS IS PUSHING ITS INDUSTRY TO THE LIMIT

CHINA: THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MARKET FOR DRIVERLESS CARS IS PUSHING ITS INDUSTRY TO THE LIMIT Although consumer interest is high, autonomous driving is progressing slowly in China. Newcomers such as Faraday Future or Nio may have great ambitions, but their opportunities remain limited. And volume producers currently have more pressing tasks to take care of. Furthermore, some severe infrastructural hurdles complicate improvements. February 23, 2017 is not a date that William Li will easily forget. After months of preparation and a... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2018

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around Japan is bringing autonomous vehicle technology to rural areas of the country where a majority of the population is over the age of 65. Nishikata, Japan, 115 km (71 miles) from the capital of Tokyo, is one such area. Roughly one-third of its small population ofvc 6,300 people are elderly, and with limited buses and bus drivers, it can be difficult for these residents to get around. Enter the Robot Shuttle, a six-seat driverless bus from game developer DeNA Co, which... [Lire la suite]
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