07 juin 2017

Google to expand Waze app ride-sharing program

Google to expand Waze app ride-sharing program Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber​. The plans will build upon a test service that Google’s navigation app Waze​ launched three months ago in the San Francisco Bay Area. The program allows anyone using the Waze app to offer a ride to a limited pool of people trying to get to work or home. Now, only people working at six... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2017

Obstacle Avoidance Wheelchair System

Obstacle Avoidance Wheelchair System  High quality of life is of the utmost importance and mobility is a key component of a positive quality of life. Unfortunately, many older adults face various impairments and disabilities that result in their mobility being compromised. Furthermore, many of these people require a powered wheelchair because they lack the strength to manually propel themselves. However, powered wheelchairs are not appropriate for older adults with a cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease, as they do... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2017

INTRODUCING THE OPEN AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE

INTRODUCING THEOPEN AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE There are over 1 billion cars on the road today. We rely on our cars for so many things in our lives, but right now the connection between them and the other mobile technology in our lives isn't always seamless. The Open Automotive Alliance is a group of leading automakers and technology companies that share a vision for making technology in the car safer, more seamless and more intuitive for everyone. The members of the Open Automotive Alliance share a vision for the connected car, and are... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2017

China ADAS Forecast

China ADAS Forecast In Europe and the USA, ADAS is no longer exclusive to premium vehicles. Recent Euro NCAP test results show that OEMs are already reacting to the inclusion of ADAS in the five-star rating. It is likely that ADAS fitment for vehicles sold in China will follow a similar trend. China NCAP (C-NCAP) aims to follow the lead of Euro NCAP for its assessment protocol. The organisation is currently studying the feasibility of including active safety technologies as part of their future rating. The possibility of increased... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2017

Self-Driving Bicycle Hopes to Change Public Transit

Self-Driving Bicycle Hopes to Change Public Transit Unlike Google’s April Fool’s Day video (watch below) that showed a self-driving bicycle navigating its way around Amsterdam, the work being done by University of Washington Bothell professor Tyler Folsom is no joke. Folsom and crew are trying to ensure bicycles are included in the movement toward self-driving vehicles. The UW Bothell team is building a self-driving tricycle that can travel at speeds up to 30 MPH with a 15-mile range. The team claims the self-driving... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2017

Human Factors of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Human Factors of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Systems tested : • Adaptive Cruise Control • Lane Departure Warning Results show technologies :    • Enhance safety    • Require attentive driving The changing role of the driver :        • Passive monitoring?        • Timely intervention? Read the stydy : http://www.azite.org/ITEIMSAspring/SpringConf2016/Exponent%20Slide%20Set%202.pdf

31 mai 2017

DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN

DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN Japan’s automotive industry is still playing catch-up in the field of autonomous driving and is likely to retake the lead within the coming years as it is a highly prioritized area for the government and companies alike. Swedish companies in automotive related industries with unique products or services should examine opportunities arising from Japan’s ambitions within autonomous driving. Japan has an Olympic dream - that Japan by the 2020... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2017

Test and Validation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Automated Search for Critical Scenarios

Test and Validation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Automated Search for Critical Scenarios The amount of software used to implement vehicle functions continuous to grow rapidly and will double once more within the next decade. Established test and validation processes can hardly keep pace with this growth rate. In this context, autonomous testing, a technique that evolved substantially in the recent years, gains importance as an enhancement to the traditional testing process. Testing on a real test drive or with handwritten... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2017

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California he Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant has long been rumored to be working on its own autonomous car as part of an initiative called Project Titan, but has never officially confirmed its plans. Apple was so mum about the project that some thought it may have been shuttered, said Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for Autotrader. However, on Friday the company appeared on the state's Department of Motor Vehicle's list of approved applicants to test... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2017

Ford partners with Amazon as it makes major push into driverless cars

Ford partners with Amazon as it makes major push into driverless cars Ford has announced a partnership with tech giant Amazon and an aggressive push into driverless cars as the company attempts to become a major player in “smart transport” The company said it would triple its roster of self-driving cars to 30 vehicles, making it the largest ever industrial fleet of its kind, and make moves into other “transportation services” such as growing car-sharing and subscription services. “Beginning this year, you will see us... [Lire la suite]