06 octobre 2016

Merging ADAS and Infotainment for Cloud Enhanced Safety

Merging ADAS and Infotainment for Cloud Enhanced Safety Trends : • Commoditization of hardware • Differentiation on HMI, software, services, content • Changing ownership models • Market maturity – volume from developing world • Infotainment + Safety in developed markets • Safety + Device integration in developing markets • Modularity? Upgradability? • On-board commerce • Gesture-based, multimodal interfaces • Thought control – biometrics • Driver monitoring read more... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2016

Volvo Cars powers ADAS services via HERE location cloud

Volvo Cars powers ADAS services via HERE location cloud Nokia's HERE division revealed it is powering a range of connected car features for Volvo Cars under a multi-year agreement signed earlier this year. HERE is enabling Volvo to offer an in-car control system named Sensus by providing the car manufacturer with access to its location cloud. Volvo's first Sensus-equipped car was its latest XC90, which began shipping earlier in 2015, offering drivers access to smart guidance services that can be presented via a heads-up display. In... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2016

Valeo’s Intuitive Driving = Autonomous Driving + Connected Car + HMI: a Q&A with Amine Taleb

Valeo’s Intuitive Driving = Autonomous Driving + Connected Car + HMI: a Q&A with Amine Taleb  Editor’s note: This is another in DT’s series of Q&As with leaders in the automated, connected, and driverless vehicle industry. Dr. Amine Taleb is the manager of advanced projects for Valeo’s Comfort and Driving Assistance (CDA) Business Group in North America, where he leads the advanced engineering in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) applications. He has more than 20 years’ experience in advanced technologies... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2016

Advanced telematics for enhancing the SAFEty and comfort of motorcycle RIDERs

Advanced telematics for enhancing the SAFEty and comfort of motorcycle RIDERs Background & policy context:  Motorcycle and moped fatalities account for 17,8% of the total number of road accident fatalities in Europe and, compared to a passenger car occupant, a motorcycle rider is 26 times more likely to die in a crash, based on vehicle miles travelled, as riders are among the vulnerable road users. Objectives:  SAFERIDER aimed to enhance PTW riders' safety by applying ADAS/IVIS on PTWs of all types... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2016

ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS FOR TRUCKS

ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS FOR TRUCKS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADASs) are today becoming increasingly common in the market. This also applies to trucks, in particular. In order to quantify the effects of ADASs on truck accidents in Germany, a comprehensive study was performed, using third-party vehicle claims involving personal injury and a total claim value of at least €15,000. This study is based on a total of 443 truck accidents. Statistical methods were used to extrapolate these accidents up to 18,467 claims.... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2016

Google demos Self-Driving cars during SXSW weekend

Google demos Self-Driving cars during SXSW weekend Google brought models of its self-driving cars to SXSW to be tested and get consumer opinion, with Mayors from across the country checking the cars out as well. “This is so important for the country. We have so many challenges in front of us and the way we’re going to address those challenges is through innovation. Bringing technology and working together to try and solve them,” said Chris Urmson, the director of Google’s Self-Driving cars. Urmson has been working on the idea since... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2016

Research and Markets: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market Analysis 2015-2020 - By Modules

Research and Markets: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market Analysis 2015-2020 - By Modules (ACC, TPMS, BSD, LDWS, FCMS, AEB); Sensors (Image, RADAR, Laser) & Vehicle (Passenger, LCV, HCV) Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) have been one of the remarkable breakthroughs in designing applications for advanced safety in automobiles. ADAS is an array of systems and subsystems that incorporates electronic components such as sensors, microcontrollers and software under one roof. The sensors installed in the driver... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2016

Renault-Nissan to Hire 300 in Bid to Lure Silicon Valley Talent

Renault-Nissan to Hire 300 in Bid to Lure Silicon Valley Talent The Renault-Nissan alliance will begin hiring at least 300 tech experts this month, becoming the latest carmakers to try to lure workers away from Silicon Valley. Most recruits will be software engineers with experience in vehicle connectivity and mobility services, a category that includes car-sharing, the alliance said. They will join a team led by Ogi Redzic, 45, an executive from Nokia Oyj’s former HERE maps unit hiredin January to lead... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map AS THE VEHICLE navigated the labyrinthine streets of London and headed for the countryside of Surrey with uncommon speed, the passengers must have felt a bit unnerved. Having selected their destination, they’d relinquished control. They had no communication with the driver, but they could check their progress on a map. The map must have been reassuring, says Peter Skillman, lead designer for Nokia HERE, the maps division the Finnish communications company. Skillman... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)

How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)   Recently, about a dozen trucks from major manufacturers including Volvo, Daimler AG (OTC: DDAIF) and Volkswagen (OTCMKTS: VLKAY) completed a week of autonomous driving across Europe, to take part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge, organized by the Dutch government as one of biggest events for its 2016 presidency of the European Union.   Truck “platooning” involves a few trucks linked wirelessly that... [Lire la suite]