22 octobre 2015

Digital disruption and the future of the automotive industry

Digital services centered on increasingly empowered consumers will bring disruption to the automotive industry. Economic value within this industry and across adjacent markets will be forever altered. In a world where the future is far from certain, automotive companies will need to develop new core capabilities to survive. What is going to happen next and how to respond? Explore the IBM infographic, below. Download the report : http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/centerforappliedinsights/article/future-auto-insights.html ... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2015

Electric cars with automation support sustainability !

Volvo is getting ready to provide safe mobility in a 2017 test program for completely distracted driving on a 30 mile ring road in Gothenberg, Sweden. This movie explains what happens if the driver's attention cannot be gained. The video describes the technology solution Volvo Cars has choosen to their autonomous test fleet within the Drive Me project. The video consists of running footage of a Drive Me test car and animations of the different sensors and functionalities. With voiceover. Drive Me is a unique large-scale autonomous... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2015

How Google’s self-driving cars may handle the toughest situations

Left-hand turns are one of the tougher things drivers have to do. They result in far more accidents than right-hand turns, and have been called “the bane of traffic engineers.” The challenge of turning left holds for self-driving cars, too. A Google patent application that was published online last week details a system to assist its self-driving vehicles in difficult situations, such as certain left-hand turns. Google describes how its self-driving vehicles could reach out to a remote assistant to advise on situations such... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2015

Here’s what IoT will do for transportation

Image Credit: bleakstar/Shutterstock The Internet of Things (IoT) is dramatically accelerating the pace of innovation in the transportation industry—especially the cars and trucks we drive every day. And when you apply the laws that have been driving technology innovation for decades—Moore’s Law and Metcalfe’s Law—it’s not long before our automobiles will resemble smart devices on wheels and your vehicle may very well be the most expensive computing device you own. Connected cars today Already, automobiles built after 2010 include... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

The Future of Computer Vision and Automated Driving by Prof. Amnon Shashua

Mobileye Co-Founder, Chairman & CTO Prof. Amnon Shashua talks about the future of computer vision and automated driving at the 2015 Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference
27 septembre 2015

Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation

Earlier this summer, Trinity had the pleasure of hosting a Transportation Tech dinner with some of the brightest minds in the space, including Uber’s lead data scientist, Lyft’s leader of operations strategy, RelayRides’ head of marketing, and the CEOs of ZIRX, MileIQ, Chariot, and Automatic. The discussion can be summed up in large part by one unifying insight: “Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.” This observation led to... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2015

Elektrobit, Nvidia and Infineon make common cause around the autonomous driving car

The publisher of embedded software for the automotive Elektrobit subsidiary since recent months of  Continental,  has collaborated with Nvidia and Infineon  to develop a turnkey solution designed to facilitate the work of aid systems for advanced developers (ADAS), providing the highest levels of functional safety.While itis built around the platform calculation for autonomous cars Drive PX Nvidia,the solution is supposed to provide computing power and intelligence needed to manage increased complexity that is... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2015

Mobileye Offers Alternative Route to Google’s Driverless Future

   Ziv Aviram regularly drives part of the 42-mile (67 kilometer) stretch to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem with no hands. Gliding through traffic along Highway 1, the car slows and accelerates independently as Aviram focuses on his iPhone. The on-board chips and software that allow the chief executive officer of Mobileye NV to check e-mail and read news while his Audi A7 cruises at highway speeds will reach consumers for the first time this year, he said, declining to identify the automaker. Three more manufacturers will... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2015

The autonomous car space is getting more competitive !

The autonomous car space is getting more competitive, with Google no longer the only player. Google recently admitted that its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents in the past six years, but said all collisions were caused by other drivers. Last week, German automotive company, Daimler announced its autonomous 'Future Truck' would be driving itself into real traffic. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Stuttgart, Germany has given the company permission to bring its autonomous 18-wheeler rigs onto the... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

Freescale Accelerates Its Solutions for Crashless and Autonomous Vehicles with the Acquisition of CogniVue

Purchase of leading image cognition processing IP provider drives innovation in the growing automotive vision space AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To solidify its strong position in solutions for the autonomous vehicles/advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) market, Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today announced the acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based CogniVue Corporation, a leading developer of image cognition IP for automotive and consumer applications. Freescale has established a market-leading position through... [Lire la suite]