10 mai 2017

ADAS: Meaning and Indian context

ADAS: Meaning and Indian context Advanced Driver Assistance Systems or ADAS are the systems that are designed to help the driver by using a safe human-machine interface. They are aimed at increasing road and car safety. In other words, Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are systems developed to automate/adapt/enhance vehicle systems for safety and better driving. Safety features are designed to avoid collisions and accidents by offering technologies that alert the driver to potential problems, or to avoid collisions by... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2017

Baidu’s self-driving cars begin public test in Wuzhen, China

Baidu’s self-driving cars begin public test in Wuzhen, China Internet giant Baidu is fast-forwarding its own self-driving car tests with a new public trial of autonomous vehicles, including cars supplied by Chinese automakers BYD, Chery and BAIC. The public tests opened for passengers on Tuesday, and have ferried around 200 people, as of today, across a 3.16 km (around 2 miles) stretch of road in tourist destination Wuzhen, which has been “mapped with centimetre accuracy,” according to Baidu. The driverless vehicles are... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2017

Japan's Leaders Want To Make Tokyo A Self-Driving City For 2020 Olympics

Japan's Leaders Want To Make Tokyo A Self-Driving City For 2020 Olympics           It seems like Rio's 2016 glories wrapped up only yesterday, but Japanese government and business leaders are already working to outfit Tokyo for its own 2020 Summer Games with perhaps the most ambitious strategy yet for Olympic transport: a self-driving vehicle force. This month, some of Japan's top automotive-tech houses begin the task of 3-D mapping the country's roadways to get them ready for autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 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]
06 mai 2017

Google, Amazon eye car insurance

Google, Amazon eye car insurance The move into car insurance by tech giants - just when the industry faces the problem of a shrinking risk pool - was the topic du jour at a recent insurance industry gathering in Florida’s Boca Ratan. The conference delegates concluded that car technology and shared mobility is creating massive opportunities for disruptors to capture 20 per cent of the US$400 billion global car insurance market by 2020. Data analytics and consumer experience are key to the future of auto insurance, according to... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2017

Blockchain usecase in self driving cars

Blockchain usecase in self driving cars Since the time we are seeing Internet of Things rising, we’re also witnessing Bitcoin and blockchain’s practical applications rise manifold.  The idea of harnessing the potential of Internet of Things to create Driver-less Cars will bring about a sea change in a person’s daily routine. But these cars will have certain peculiar requirements. These cars will be composed of certain special sensors and devices for communicating within the car. Additionally, cars will be equipped to... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2017

Toyota to Finance $50 Million ‘Intelligent’ Car Project

Toyota to Finance $50 Million ‘Intelligent’ Car Project The Toyota Motor Corporation announced on Friday an ambitious $50 million robotics and artificial intelligence research effort, in collaboration with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to develop “intelligent” rather than self-driving cars. The distinction is a significant one, according to Gill Pratt, a prominent American roboticist, who has left his position at the Defense Advanced Research Projects... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2017

Telematics trends in the UK

Telematics trends in the UK Usage of telematics is growing quickly in the UK, targeting young drivers and addressing some of the issues created by the new EU gender directive. What is telematics insurance? Telematics insurance requires the installation of a device on the vehicle, commonly called a “Black Box”. This device communicates with on board instruments to monitor a series of parameters like hours of the day when the vehicle is driven, the distance driven, they type of roads where the car is driven and the speed of the... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

ADASIS PROTOCOL FOR ADVANCED IN-VEHICLE APPLICATIONS

ADASIS PROTOCOL FOR ADVANCED IN-VESince navigation systems are increasingly entering the vehicle, the available map data may not only be used for routing purposes but also to enable advanced in-vehicle applications. The area of potential features reaches from headlight control up to active safety applications (ADAS1 ). With the ongoing development of navigation based ADAS features the interface to access the so-called ADAS Horizon is of rising importance. In order to specify an industry standard interface for providing an ADAS Horizon... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

Asia-Pacific Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market (2016 - 2022)

Asia-Pacific Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market (2016 - 2022) NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are electronic components installed in vehicles, which present an intelligent driving experience to the driver. These systems comprise of unique sensors such as ultrasonic, image, RADAR, LiDAR, infrared and LASER. Ongoing industrialization efforts, increasing manufacturing output and rising standards of living are the key factors that would propel the growth of the... [Lire la suite]