30 novembre 2017

Autonomous cars: a big opportunity for European industry

Autonomous cars: a big opportunity for European industry Connectivity on the fastlane Beyond connectivity-enabled functions, an autonomous car will understand its environment and the passengers. It will also “learn” to react and adapt to different situations during the entire driving process. More innovations coming to the vehicle Autonomous car implies the capability of a car to drive partly or fully by itself, with limited or no human intervention. Three primary functions can be fulfilled : . Safety: Ability to sense and alert... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2017

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know Tesla is rolling out another Auopilot update this weekend as it inches closer to its most ambitious demonstration yet: an autonomous Tesla driving itself between Los Angeles and New York. Tesla has been rolling out updates to its second-generation Autopilot system, known as Enhance Autopilot, since January. The updates will eventually pave the way for Tesla cars to become fully autonomous later down the road. * Read more... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2017

Self-Driving Pods

Self-Driving Pods On October 2016, the Transport Systems Catapult was responsible for putting a self-driving vehicle on UK public streets for the first time. The demonstration of a UK developed autonomous driving system marked the conclusion of the LUTZ Pathfinder Project, which began developing autonomous technology in 2014. The vehicle demonstration took place on pavements around Milton Keynes train station and business district. A trained engineer remained in the vehicle for the duration of the trial,... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2017

Addressing Multi-Petabyte Growth in ADAS Development and Simulation

Addressing Multi-Petabyte Growth in ADAS Development and Simulation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, or ADAS, are the fastest growing segment in automotive electronics, designed to automate and improve safe driving. Today, we use several ADAS features such as Adaptive Light Control, Adaptive Cruise Control, lane departure warnings, traffic sign recognition and many others. Almost all car manufacturers and leading suppliers such as Bosch, Autoliv, Continental, Mobileye and others are working on ADA systems with the final... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2017

ADAS is steering us towards driverless vehicles

ADAS is steering us towards driverless vehicles Consumers are getting used to assisted driving systems and will soon want full autonomous features, says Andrew Miller chief technical officer with Thatcham Research. [Auto.Myles.2016.02.01] Q: Why has ADAS technology suddenly taken off in the automotive industry? “The main driver is that new technology, vis-à-vis computing power and sensor technology, has enabled this sector to grow over the last 10-15 years. In turn this presents a new market possibility for... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2017

Hyperloop startup Arrivo to bring 200mph system to Denver

Hyperloop startup Arrivo to bring 200mph system to Denver High-speed transport is no longer a myth of the future. Yesterday, Los Angeles-based hyperloop engineering company, Arrivo, announced its partnership with the Colorado Department of Transportation to build a test track facility in the DenverMetro area. The company aims to break ground on the test site in early 2018 and plans to have a fully operating public transportation system in place by 2021.   The Arrivo transportation concept consists of... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2017

Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous Volvo SUVs in race for driverless future

Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous Volvo SUVs in race for driverless future ‘It only becomes a commercial business when you can remove the vehicle operator from the equation,’ says ride-hailing firm battling Lyft and Waymo.    ‘It only becomes a commercial business when you can remove that vehicle operator from the equation,’ said Jeff Miller, Uber’s head of automotive alliances. Photograph: Eric Risberg/AP View more sharing options Shares 208 Samuel Gibbs Monday 20 November... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2017

Dubai soars into future as it unveils self-driving FLYING taxis to be launched THIS YEAR

Dubai soars into future as it unveils self-driving FLYING taxis to be launched THIS YEAR FLYING taxis that will be able to drive themselves are set to be launched in Dubai later this year, the transport authority for the UAE city has confirmed. Director general of the Dubai Road and Transport Authority, Mattar al-Tayer, said: "The autonomous aerial vehicle exhibited at the World Government Summit is not just a model. "We have already experimented [with] the vehicle in a flight in [the] Dubai sky.” He added that the city is... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2017

The effect of ADAS & automation on fleet management

The effect of ADAS & automation on fleet management Change is coming to the world of transportation as we move closer to truly connected fleets. Advanced safety features leading to full autonomy will make today's truck drivers and the roads they travel safer as the industry slowly gravitates toward driverless trucks.   ADAS and autonomy now and future When it comes to ADAS, Ian Riches of Strategy Analytics says that we're in an era of democratisation of existing features: technologies such as traffic-jam assistance,... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2017

The future of motor insurance How car connectivity and ADAS are impacting the market

The future of motor insurance How car connectivity and ADAS are impacting the market For the automotive industry, relatively little has changed over the past three decades – until now. New driver assistance technologies and connected services are ushering in a whole new world of mo - toring. In this new world, the driver hands over ever greater responsibility for his or her driving decisions to the vehicle. On the road today there are already cars with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as lane-keeping assist or... [Lire la suite]