16 septembre 2017

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference here about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking. The series of discussions brought together leaders in the world of driving assistance technology, the trucking industry, original equipment manufacturers, media, and insurers to talk about the current state of ADAS and how it could most effectively be... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2017

The Next Wave in Safety: Crash Avoidance Technology

The Next Wave in Safety: Crash Avoidance Technology Compared with how fast the IT industry is evolving, traditionally, auto manufacturers have typically been slower at incorporating advanced safety technology in new models. However, in recent years, automakers have made a complete shift and now focus on technology and data to drive innovation and safety strategy for the future. It’s not only a mission for them, but a quest to be the first in releasing new safety technology like crash avoidance. New technology like crash... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2017

UK’s FiveAI gets $35M to build a taxi service powered by its own self-driving car platform

UK’s FiveAI gets $35M to build a taxi service powered by its own self-driving car platform The race is on for autonomous vehicle technology, and now a startup out of the U.K. is the latest to throw its hat into the ring to help build it. Cambridge-based FiveAI — a partner in the U.K.’s StreetWise self-driving project — has raised £14 million ($18 million) and £12.8 million ($17 million) in two tranches to fill out its plans for a two-part business in the world of self-driving services. First, FiveAI is building its own autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal car interface called Panda

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal car interface called Panda George Hotz, aka geohot, is fidgeting in his living room, wearing dark shades and a giant comma on his t-shirt as he shows me his company’s latest product, an $88 universal car interface called Panda. Hotz both lives and works in a residential San Francisco neighborhood with a team of 20-somethings who are helping him build Comma.ai, the self-driving car startup Hotz founded to take on Tesla. Panda is the first bit of hardware Hotz will sell since... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2017

The ADAS Horizon Concept : electronic horizon for ADAS (ADASIS)

The ADAS Horizon Concept : electronic horizon for ADAS (ADASIS) As a predictive sensor, digital maps enable drivers to anticipate the road ahead, effectively extending their horizon beyond what is immediately visible and thereby contributing to safer, smarter and cleaner mobility. [Aisin AW] Since its founding in 1969, Aisin AW has placed emphasis on quality and innovation and endeavored to develop products that bring satisfaction to our customers under our corporate principle of "Quality Supremacy". We have grown to establish... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

ADAS is the driverless car’s eyes on the future

ADAS is the driverless car’s eyes on the future Autonomous may be set to change the world but ADAS has to be perfect first, as Brendan McNally reports. [Auto.McNally.2016.03.31] With the World fixated, as it is, on driverless cars, it is a little odd so little attention ever gets paid to its constituent technologies, known collectively as ADAS. While the prophets of the automotive space, predict driverless cars will be the most disruptive technology ever to come down the pike, the same somehow cannot be said of automatic cruise... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2017

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts The move towards self-driving cars is relentless and China as the world’s largest auto market and a leader in internet technologies wants to be at the cutting edge of this revolution. That self-driving cars is a huge potential market seems clear. On March 3, 2017, IHS Markit, the leading automobile market intelligence firm, published its latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Applications and Sensors Report[1]. This report noted that the global ADAS market is set to... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Advantages and challenges of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

Advantages and challenges of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) Advanced Driver Assistance systems, when managed correctly, can significantly improve driver safety. Whilst technology cannot ever be completely relied upon to improve safety, it can significantly help to encourage better behaviour and avoid potential road hazards. However, ADAS has developed and become available on the market with such speed that many fleet drivers, operators, dealers, and insurers are left with challenges surrounding implementation;... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs Thatcham has formed a working group with vehicle manufacturers to urgently address spiralling repair costs associated with collision avoidance advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). According to statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) from Q3 2016, average vehicle bills have increased by 32% over the last three years to £1,678. Andrew Miller, Thatcham chief technology officer, said that while ADAS may not account for the entire increase, it is... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2017

The next frontier for telematics? ~ connected bicycles

The next frontier for telematics? ~ connected bicycles Bicycles are the newest sector for telematics with connected solutions emerging to offer telematics services and active safety assistance to riders. Connected Cycle systems and services have been developed by Vanhawks, Velo Labs and Qoros. Vanhawks ~ active safety, connectivity, crowd-sourced data   The Vanhawks Valour bicycle incorporates integrated technology for advanced personal safety. Valour’s turn-by-turn navigation keeps your eyes on the road and your hands on... [Lire la suite]