14 mai 2016

Legal Developments in Connected Car Arena Provide Glimpse of Privacy and Data Security Regulation in Internet of Things

Legal Developments in Connected Car Arena Provide Glimpse of Privacy and Data Security Regulation in Internet of Things With the holiday season in the rear view, automobiles equipped with the newest technology connecting carmakers with their vehicles, vehicles with the world around them, and drivers with the consumer marketplace – Connected Cars – have moved from the lots to driveways. Automakers are remaking their fleets to offer unprecedented choice and convenience to drivers. However, as recent studies have shown, the connectivity... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2016

Can Drivers Assist Their Own Driver Assistance Systems?

Can Drivers Assist Their Own Driver Assistance Systems? Until cars can take over the driving entirely, we humans will just have to share the job with them, exploiting the strengths and masking the weaknesses peculiar to each side—carbon and silicon. The biggest human weakness may well be our tendency to be lulled into complacency by robots that drive perfectly almost, but not quite all, of the time. One of the biggest machine weaknesses is in making certain judgment calls. (They’re not great at spotting potholes, for... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2016

Self-driving cars: The next revolution (by KPMG)

Self-driving cars: The next revolution (by KPMG) The Status Quo: The High Cost of Mobility The desire to go where we want whenever we want has been a powerful market force for centuries. And the automotive industry has been—and continues to be—a critical component of the U.S. economy, employing 1.7 million people (across manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers) and providing $500 billion in annual compensation, as well as accounting for approximately 3 percent of GDP.2 But mobility is increasingly expensive and inefficient. First, of... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2016

5 Robot Trends to Watch for in 2016 the autonomous car should take into account

5 Robot Trends to Watch for in 2016 the autonomous car should take into account Will this year mark the first drone delivery, or the first time you encounter a robot at work or in your home? We saw significant advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence in 2015 (see “What Robots and AI Learned in 2015”). Here’s what we’re watching closely in 2016. China’s robot revolution The world’s largest economy has embarked on an audacious effort to fill its factories with advanced manufacturing robots. The government of China... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2016

Connected car : Improving Risk Assessment Accuracy - The Motivation for Usage Based Insurance

Connected car : Improving Risk Assessment Accuracy - The Motivation for Usage Based Insurance With virtually every country requiring some form of insurance for automobile owners, drivers are constantly looking for ways to save money by lowering their monthly or annual premiums. When that search intersects with insurance companies’ desire to accurately assess individual customer’s risk to limit their liability exposure, the result is usage based insurance (UBI). With several different varieties of usage based insurance available, UBI... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

China ADAS market to reach 3.1 billion by 2019 (IMS Research)

China ADAS market to reach 3.1 billion by 2019: IMS Research China: A recent report by IMS research, now part of IHS, forecasts that the market for automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in China is forecast to grow quickly from $971.0 million in 2013 to $3.1 billion in 2019 in light of rising awareness on ADAS benefits among the Chinese. Fitment rates for most ADAS products are currently very low in China, typically installed only in luxury and some high-end light vehicles because of their high cost. However,... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2016

New HMI Concept for an Intuitive Automated Driving Experience and Enhanced Transitions

New HMI Concept for an Intuitive Automated Driving Experience and Enhanced Transitions   Abstract A new Human Machine Interface (HMI) concept – called Mobius - for automated driving, which enables drivers to keep their hands on the steering wheel while completing non-driving related (NDR) task, is tested and evaluated. A surprise takeover request reveals faster reaction times when either using Mobius or monitoring the traffic compared with using a smartphone for NDR task. Usability and User Experience Rating showed that... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2016

Jaguar Land Rover to lead UK driverless car trials

Jaguar Land Rover to lead UK driverless car trials UK Autodrive consortium wins Government funding and will being testing on roads in Coventry and Milton Keynes Jaguar Land Rover and Ford will lead the way in driverless car testing in the UK from January next year. The two manufacturers, along with Coventry council, Milton Keynes council, the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the Open University, AXA insurance and other companies are part of the consortium (called UK Autodrive) that... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

Do driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers ?

Do driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers? Driverless cars and 'humanized driving' The world of movement is evolving, and soon, being in the driver's seat could be a thing of the past. At the GigaOm conference in San Francisco, industry experts debated the future of transport design. Peter Skillman, Head of Design at HERE, gave a talk on how the perception of driverless cars must be changed before they can be accepted as the future of transportation.Driverless cars need to make their passengers feel... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

Russia Takes the Wheel in Funding Self-Driving Car Research

Russia Takes the Wheel in Funding Self-Driving Car Research Russian engineers will be provided with all the state support they need to develop a Russian-made driverless vehicle in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.   © AFP 2016/ JOHANNES EISELE Elon Musk: We’ll See Fully Automated Tesla Cars by 2018 Speaking at the opening of the Kyoto Science and Technology in Society forum on Sunday, Dvorkovich... [Lire la suite]