25 août 2014

Changement à la tete de la strategie High-Tech chez continental

Ever since it went public with its self-driving car in 2010, Google Inc. has often been the one snapping up outside talent to bring autonomous cars closer to reality.German supplier Continental AG turned the tables last week by picking off Seval Oz, Google's head of global strategic partnerships for self-driving cars, to lead a new "intelligent" transportation project in Silicon Valley. Depuis qu'il a rendu publique sa voiture autonome en 2010, Google Inc. a souvent été celui qui a su attiré les talents pour amener les voitures... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2014

Use your Iphone to start your Tesla Model S

According to 9to5Mac website, Tesla is working on an update to the firmware of its Model S, to allow the vehicle to start ... with an iPhone. Automakers and smartphone manufacturers are working on bringing the two worlds. Vehicles and phones now share the same operating systems and exchange more information. Tesla, the American manufacturer of luxury electric sedans, wants a leader in this movement. Selon le site 9to5Mac, Tesla planche sur une mise à jour du firmware de son Model S, afin de permettre le démarrage du véhicule... avec... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2014

Connected car: Volvo and Mercedes postpone to 2015 the integration of Apple Carplay

Announced for the end of the year, Apple embedded system will not be available until 2015 on Volvo and Mercedes models. Among the manufacturers which were also committed to providing the Carplay first, only Hyundai confirms to provide an update with this system on its Sonata by late 2014. In the race connected car race Apple could be then overtaken by Google, which had also announced that its Android Auto would be available for the end of 2014. Annoncé pour la fin d'année, le système embarqué d'Apple ne sera pas disponible avant... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2014

Google's autonomous cars can exceed the speed limit...and happily !

According to an engineer working on the project "Google car", future autonomous vehicles to the American giant will be able to exceed 16 km / h speed limit allowed. What panic just over an already fearful-public about  the arrival of the first passenger driverless car even if this predisposition was actually to strengthen security on board public.! D'après un ingénieur travaillant sur le projet "Google car", les futurs véhicules autonomes du géant américain seront capables de dépasser de 16 km/h la vitesse limite autorisée.... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2014

Survey sees Automotive sensor market hitting $35.78 billion by 2022

The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) has lowered the price of sensor technology to the point where it can be deployed virtually anywhere with unlimited scale. Farmers can now track each livestock the same way high-tech companies are able to monitor complex technology. These sensors are bringing everything together as part of the Internet of Things (IoT) by connecting infrastructures, homes, wearable technologies and the vehicles we drive. A new report projects the automotive sensor market to grow at a compound annual growth rate... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2014

Sony wants to equip autonomous cars with high-tech optical sensor

According to Nikkei, the Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a technology to equip the cameras of future autonomous vehicles.  A ten times light-sensitive sensor that existing technologies. According to the Japanese business daily Nikkei, Japan's Sony have developed this new technology to "sharpen" the gaze of cameras for automobiles. Sony sensor will notament better detection of objects in a dark environment. Selon Nikkei, le géant de l'électronique japonais Sony a développé une technologie de pointe pour équiper les... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2014

"The empty car convoy" : the latest Hyundai Big show to promote its semi-autonomous vehicle

Last year, Volvo Trucks has set a new standard for commercials automobiles with his incredible movie starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Hyundai has created in the same way a global buzz with its campaign "The empty car convoy" involving half a dozen stunt. Gradually, they leave the cabin and leave their Genesis behave herself ... One way to stage the many embedded technologies: the "smart cruise control" system of automatic emergency braking and radar detection of white lines. Equipment that will be on board for future brand models. ... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2014

Airbus imagines a plane without a windshield...but equipped with screens

Airbus has patented a cockpit of a new type, with no direct view of the outside environment. The aircraft would fly only through screens, and the cockpit is no longer necessarily find at the front of the unit. Airbus a breveté une cabine de pilotage d'un nouveau type, sans vision directe sur l'environnement extérieur. L'avion se piloterait uniquement via des écrans, et le poste de pilotage ne se trouverait plus nécessairement à l'avant de l'appareil. Read more... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2014

The connected car, Part 2: Wired for wireless - it's all business

The connected car is a battlefield among technology purveyors fighting to get their hardware plugged into the vehicle's network bus. Open source technology is becoming a key contender. OEMs are sorting through a garage full of options from versions of embedded Linux to the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) distro and the Android car platform La voiture connectée est un champ de bataille entre les fournisseurs de technologie qui se battent pour obtenir leur matériel branché sur le bus de réseau du véhicule. La technologie open source... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2014

The connected car, part : The Future Starts Now - Will Linux Drive It ?

Tomorrow's connected cars will go beyond infotainment apps provided by Microsoft, Google or Apple. They will combine cloud-based services that enhance automotive safety and driving convenience with a broad range of supplemental services. These connected cars will be shaking handles with all the appliances in the Internet of Things that car owners will be able to control from behind the wheel. Les voitures connectées de demain iront au-delà des applications d'infotainment fournis par Microsoft, Google ou Apple. Ils combiner des... [Lire la suite]