24 novembre 2016

Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Full Self Driving Hardware

Tesla announced on Wednesday that from now on all of its electric cars will be built with the components required to turn them into fully autonomous vehicles at a later date. Now chief executive, Elon Musk, has released a video showing what that really means.The video shows a Tesla Model X driving out of a garage, picking up a human driver – who is required to be in the driving seat for the car to legally self-drive in the US – and then driving itself around some public roads, navigating junctions and highways before returning to a... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2016

A centralized real-time Advanced Driver Assistance System based on smartphones

A centralized real-time Advanced Driver Assistance System based on smartphones This work leverages the wide diffusion of smartphones andexisting cellular network to implement a centralized, real-time, AdvancedDriver Assistance System. Each vehicle is equipped with a smartphonethat periodically computes and sends vehicle’s global position and speedthrough GPRS or UMTS network. The centralized server snaps all run-ning vehicles into digital maps and implements safety algorithms to de-tect potential dangerous situations. The... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  You’ve probably seen the commercials… Cars fitted with Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Braking, Blind Spot Detection, and Collision Avoidance. With so many new cars offering advanced driver assistance systems, motorcyclists are left wondering how they will be affected. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), a staunch advocate for bikers, sent letters to more than a dozen car makers to find out whether blind spot sensors, forward-and rear-looking sensors... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2016

BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future

BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future The German automaker unveiled on Tuesday its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike has self-balancing wheels designed to stand upright even at a complete stop, stability that the company says will allow riders to forgo riding a helmet. "Its self-balancing system will help protect the rider at any time," said Edgar Heinrich, the design director of BMW's... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2016

3 Reasons Why Smartphone Telematics Is The Way To Go!

3 Reasons Why Smartphone Telematics Is The Way To Go! There’s no doubt that the adoption of the financial credit score as a rating variable for premium underwriting was an innovation in its time. But now it’s time for the next big thing in insurance – smartphone telematics. For automobile insurers, telematics represents a growing and valuable way to quantify driver risk. Instead of pricing based on vehicle and driver characteristics, telematics presents the opportunity to measure the quantity and quality of a driver’s behavior. ... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

60% of new cars will feature connected car solutions by 2017 Read more at http://telematicswire.net/60-of-new-cars-will-feature-

60% of new cars will feature connected car solutions by 2017 According to a latest report by ABI Research, the global OEM connected car system penetration is expected to increase from 11.4% in 2012 to 60.1% in 2017. While penetration in the US and Western Europe will exceed 80% by 2017, developing regions such as Latin America and Eastern Europe will also see strong increases in telematics penetration in new vehicles, largely driven by mandates in Brazil and Russia. VP and practice director Dominique Bonte stated that, “In-car... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2016

ABI Research Predicts Growth for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market in China after 2017, Driving 36% CAGR Revenue Growth

ABI Research Predicts Growth for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market in China after 2017, Driving 36% CAGR Revenue Growth through 2020 Growth in the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market remained largely confined to North America, Western Europe, and Japan in 2015. This was driven by an increase in affordable packages on high-volume models and ratings agencies boosting consumer awareness. The focus of growth has shifted and is now concentrated in developing regions, with the world’s largest auto market, China,... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2016

Britain to Test Driverless Cars on Motorways Next Year

Britain to Test Driverless Cars on Motorways Next Year With no legal barriers, autonomous vehicles will be hitting “some local roads.” Britain said it will begin trialing driverless cars on motorways for the first time in 2017, as it moves toward its goal of allowing autonomous cars to take to the streets by 2020. The government said last year there were no legal barriers to the technology being tested and gave the go-ahead for vehicle trials to start on some local roads. Finance minister George Osborne will announce plans on... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2016

2017 Maserati Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

2017 Maserati Advanced Driver Assistance Systems The Maserati Levante, Quattroporte and Ghibli introduce an advanced Driver Assistance System that enhance both - your comfort and safety.  
14 novembre 2016

How 5G is paving the way for driverless vehicles

How 5G is paving the way for driverless vehicles Some would argue that it’s an intrinsic part of human instinct to be wary of change. There’s something inside all of us which can be instinctively nervous about the concept of autonomous vehicles and there are some key questions which the industry is working hard to answer in order to allay these concerns. What, if any, degree of human oversight is required? How will autonomous and traditional vehicles co-exist? And most crucially, how can we guarantee safety? This school of thought... [Lire la suite]