13 juin 2017

General Motors EN-V: Electric Segway pod for eco-conscious supervillains

General Motors has taken to the streets with its Electric Networked-Vehicle, or -- wait for it -- EN-V. It's a crazy futuristic two-wheeled pod vehicle developed with Segway, and it looks perfect for supervillains zooming around volcano lairs zapping people. Without damaging the environment, naturally. The EN-V is an evolution of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility vehicle, or PUMA. This vehicle will integer ADAS and other smart options. Read more... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2017

Key challenges in automation of earth-moving machines

Key challenges in automation of earth-moving machines A wheel loader is an earth-moving machine used in construction sites, gravel pits and mining to move blasted rock, soil and gravel. In the presence of a nearby dump truck, the wheel loader is said to be operating in a short loading cycle. This paper concerns the moving of material (soil, gravel and fragmented rock) by a wheel loader in a short loading cycle with more emphasis on the loading step. Due to the complexity of bucket-environment interactions, even three decades of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2017

ADAS FOR INDIAN MARKET

ADAS FOR INDIAN MARKET In order to decrease the number of accidents or at least to minimize the impact, today’s vehicles are equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The functionality and design of these systems is purely dependent on research related to the driving concerns in respective countries. ADAS has been successful in countries having more disciplined driving culture. However, with the rapid motorization in developing countries such as India, there is an increasing need to investigate how these systems should... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2017

ADAS Market worth 42.40 Billion USD by 2021

ADAS Market worth 42.40 Billion USD by 2021 Browse 87 market data tables with 64 figures spread through 184 pages and in-depth TOC on "ADAS Market by Type (ACC, HUD, TPMS, LDWS, Blind Spot Detection, Adaptive Front Lights, Electronic Brake Assist, Park Assist, Night Vision, Pedestrian Detection, Road Sign Recognition, Drowsiness Monitor) Sensor Technology (Ultrasonic, Image, RADAR, LIDAR, Infrared) Vehicle Type & Region - Forecast to 2021"  North America: Largest market for advanced driver assistance systems ... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2017

Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles

Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles" report to their offering. The research provides an overview of the top five Advance Driving Assistance System (ADAS) supplier company profiles in Japan, which include Aisin Seiki, Fujitsu Ten, Denso, Hitachi Automotive Systems, and Nidec Elesys. It covers the government policy of mandatory ADAS installation in vehicles, as well as the benefits that it brings to the market and... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2017

Google to expand Waze app ride-sharing program

Google to expand Waze app ride-sharing program Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber​. The plans will build upon a test service that Google’s navigation app Waze​ launched three months ago in the San Francisco Bay Area. The program allows anyone using the Waze app to offer a ride to a limited pool of people trying to get to work or home. Now, only people working at six... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2017

Obstacle Avoidance Wheelchair System

Obstacle Avoidance Wheelchair System  High quality of life is of the utmost importance and mobility is a key component of a positive quality of life. Unfortunately, many older adults face various impairments and disabilities that result in their mobility being compromised. Furthermore, many of these people require a powered wheelchair because they lack the strength to manually propel themselves. However, powered wheelchairs are not appropriate for older adults with a cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease, as they do... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2017

INTRODUCING THE OPEN AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE

INTRODUCING THEOPEN AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE There are over 1 billion cars on the road today. We rely on our cars for so many things in our lives, but right now the connection between them and the other mobile technology in our lives isn't always seamless. The Open Automotive Alliance is a group of leading automakers and technology companies that share a vision for making technology in the car safer, more seamless and more intuitive for everyone. The members of the Open Automotive Alliance share a vision for the connected car, and are... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2017

China ADAS Forecast

China ADAS Forecast In Europe and the USA, ADAS is no longer exclusive to premium vehicles. Recent Euro NCAP test results show that OEMs are already reacting to the inclusion of ADAS in the five-star rating. It is likely that ADAS fitment for vehicles sold in China will follow a similar trend. China NCAP (C-NCAP) aims to follow the lead of Euro NCAP for its assessment protocol. The organisation is currently studying the feasibility of including active safety technologies as part of their future rating. The possibility of increased... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2017

Self-Driving Bicycle Hopes to Change Public Transit

Self-Driving Bicycle Hopes to Change Public Transit Unlike Google’s April Fool’s Day video (watch below) that showed a self-driving bicycle navigating its way around Amsterdam, the work being done by University of Washington Bothell professor Tyler Folsom is no joke. Folsom and crew are trying to ensure bicycles are included in the movement toward self-driving vehicles. The UW Bothell team is building a self-driving tricycle that can travel at speeds up to 30 MPH with a 15-mile range. The team claims the self-driving... [Lire la suite]
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