21 juin 2016

Toyota acquires stake in AI specialists Preferred Networks

Toyota acquires stake in AI specialists Preferred Networks (Image Credit: iStockPhoto/dogayusufdokdok) As manufacturers such as Ford seek ways to get ahead in the race towards self-driving cars, Toyota has boosted its own capabilities through acquiring a stake in Tokyo-based machine-learning specialists Preferred Networks.  Preferred Networks was separated from software developer Preferred Infrastructure in 2014. Since the split, the company has received significant interest from investors and its value has been... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2016

Renault-Nissan enters into the self-driving car market

Renault-Nissan enters into the self-driving car market Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced it will introduce 10 self-driving models by 2020, in attempt to break into the emerging market. The cars will be introduced in Europe, the US, Japan and China. Read more : http://www.dw.com/en/renault-nissan-enters-into-the-self-driving-car-market/a-18966539
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18 juin 2016

Honda's self-driving cars stop for pedestrians and avoid obstructions - and won't cost the earth

Honda's self-driving cars stop for pedestrians and avoid obstructions - and won't cost the earth This footage shows a self-driving car being developed by Honda, that the manufacturer hopes to be affordable for all. The Japanese car maker claims most of its competitors are applying pioneering driverless technology to luxury and high-end vehicles. But it wants to use it in common brands, including the Accord and the Civic. As the footage shows, the self-driving car stops for people crossing the road, moves around... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2016

Autonomous car: Indian techie builds self-driving Tata Nano

Autonomous car: Indian techie builds self-driving Tata Nano   An Indian techie from Kerala along with his team of engineers have managed to build an indigenous self-driving car in a period of just five years. Dr Roshy John, Robotics and Cognitive Systems head, Tata Consultancy Services, has built an automated Tata Nano, which is also tuned to cope with the unique road predicaments in the country. Interestingly, John got the idea of building a self-driving car after a taxi ride from the airport. While sitting in the cab, he... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 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]
14 juin 2016

ADAS and Deep Learning

 Intelligence artificielle : Fujitsu innove avec son outil de sécurisation de la conduite automobile, basé sur le " deep learning " Intelligence artificielle : Fujitsu innove avec son outil de sécurisation de la conduite automobile, basé sur le " deep learning "http://www.auto-innovations.com  
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12 juin 2016

American Cities Are Nowhere Near Ready for Self-Driving Cars

American Cities Are Nowhere Near Ready for Self-Driving Cars WHEN SELF-DRIVING CARS get here, they’ll make our commutes more efficient and allow us to get the kids to soccer practice without disrupting mom and dad’s work days. They’ll conserve resources, boost mobility for seniors and others who can’t, and make deadly traffic accidents all but disappear. It’s all great stuff. But the impact of self-driving cars will go deeper than even that, according to researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology, who’ve... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2016

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world : accident rates

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world : accident rates   9. Accident rates drop. By midcentury, the penetration of AVs and other ADAS could ultimately cause vehicle crashes in the United States to fall from second to ninth place in terms of their lethality ranking among accident types. Today, car crashes have an enormous impact on the US economy. For every person killed in a motor-vehicle accident, 8 are hospitalized, and 100 are treated and released from emergency rooms. The overall annual cost of... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2016

The future of personal transport : The driverless, car-sharing road ahead

The future of personal transport The driverless, car-sharing road ahead THE whizzy gadgets for geeks to goggle at during CES, an annual consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas, have typically been small enough to pick up. But they have been joined in recent years by an increasing number of cars. The Detroit motor show, America’s biggest and glitziest, starts later this month, but many in the car industry now regard CES, which opened on January 5th, as a more important event. Mary Barra, GM’s boss, unveiled a new production... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2016

Advanced in-vehicle user interface - future developments

Advanced in-vehicle user interface - future developments Dave McNamara and Craig Simonds, AutotechinsiderLLC, look at human-machine interface development out to 2015 The US auto industry is going through the worst crisis it has faced since the Great Depression. But it has embraced technologies that will produce the best-possible driving experience for the public. Ford was the first OEM to announce in-car internet radio and SYNC, its signature-branded User Interface (UI), is held up as the shining example of change... [Lire la suite]