13 septembre 2017

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal car interface called Panda

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal car interface called Panda George Hotz, aka geohot, is fidgeting in his living room, wearing dark shades and a giant comma on his t-shirt as he shows me his company’s latest product, an $88 universal car interface called Panda. Hotz both lives and works in a residential San Francisco neighborhood with a team of 20-somethings who are helping him build Comma.ai, the self-driving car startup Hotz founded to take on Tesla. Panda is the first bit of hardware Hotz will sell since... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2017

The ADAS Horizon Concept : electronic horizon for ADAS (ADASIS)

The ADAS Horizon Concept : electronic horizon for ADAS (ADASIS) As a predictive sensor, digital maps enable drivers to anticipate the road ahead, effectively extending their horizon beyond what is immediately visible and thereby contributing to safer, smarter and cleaner mobility. [Aisin AW] Since its founding in 1969, Aisin AW has placed emphasis on quality and innovation and endeavored to develop products that bring satisfaction to our customers under our corporate principle of "Quality Supremacy". We have grown to establish... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

ADAS is the driverless car’s eyes on the future

ADAS is the driverless car’s eyes on the future Autonomous may be set to change the world but ADAS has to be perfect first, as Brendan McNally reports. [Auto.McNally.2016.03.31] With the World fixated, as it is, on driverless cars, it is a little odd so little attention ever gets paid to its constituent technologies, known collectively as ADAS. While the prophets of the automotive space, predict driverless cars will be the most disruptive technology ever to come down the pike, the same somehow cannot be said of automatic cruise... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts The move towards self-driving cars is relentless and China as the world’s largest auto market and a leader in internet technologies wants to be at the cutting edge of this revolution. That self-driving cars is a huge potential market seems clear. On March 3, 2017, IHS Markit, the leading automobile market intelligence firm, published its latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Applications and Sensors Report[1]. This report noted that the global ADAS market is set to... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Advantages and challenges of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

Advantages and challenges of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) Advanced Driver Assistance systems, when managed correctly, can significantly improve driver safety. Whilst technology cannot ever be completely relied upon to improve safety, it can significantly help to encourage better behaviour and avoid potential road hazards. However, ADAS has developed and become available on the market with such speed that many fleet drivers, operators, dealers, and insurers are left with challenges surrounding implementation;... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs Thatcham has formed a working group with vehicle manufacturers to urgently address spiralling repair costs associated with collision avoidance advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). According to statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) from Q3 2016, average vehicle bills have increased by 32% over the last three years to £1,678. Andrew Miller, Thatcham chief technology officer, said that while ADAS may not account for the entire increase, it is... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2017

The next frontier for telematics? ~ connected bicycles

The next frontier for telematics? ~ connected bicycles Bicycles are the newest sector for telematics with connected solutions emerging to offer telematics services and active safety assistance to riders. Connected Cycle systems and services have been developed by Vanhawks, Velo Labs and Qoros. Vanhawks ~ active safety, connectivity, crowd-sourced data   The Vanhawks Valour bicycle incorporates integrated technology for advanced personal safety. Valour’s turn-by-turn navigation keeps your eyes on the road and your hands on... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2017

ADAS already proving the UBI case

ADAS already proving the UBI case Technology’s role in insurance data gathering, explored by Robert Gray. ADAS features are becoming more commonplace on new vehicles rolling off production lines and while the systems function to help drivers navigate more safely, it’s unclear just how much visibility insurance carriers have on the performance of these next generation enhancements. “Most insurers are happy to give discounts for new features that are proven to reduce their costs but when systems are new such as many ADAS options,... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2017

Flying Cars Are Close To Moving From Fiction To Reality

Flying Cars Are Close To Moving From Fiction To Reality If you told me a few years ago that in next 10 years we would have flying cars, I would have dismissed it as pure fiction. I have to say given the maturity of drone technology, advent of autonomous vehicles and giant strides we are making in AI, I believe we will see first applications of flying vehicles for recreational activities in the next five years. The flying car, which was confined to movies such as Back to the Future, and TV shows like the Jetsons, is all set to take a... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2017

ZF introduces 2 new ADAS features for trucks

ZF introduces 2 new ADAS features for trucks ZF Friedrichshafen has unveiled two new advanced driver-assistance features designed to help truck drivers avoid collisions. The Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA), which the Germany-based automotive supplier developed in cooperation with US vehicle control systems specialist Wabco, automatically steers tractor-trailer combinations around dangerous areas. ZF’s Highway Driving Assist (HDA) offers a combination of lane keeping and adaptive cruise control for trucks. Both technologies make... [Lire la suite]
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