10 avril 2018

Disruption brought by Artificial Intelligence in the Automotive field

Disruption brought by Artificial Intelligence in the Automotive field A new Artificial Intelligence algorithm (SafetyNex) brings disruption in many applications of the automotive domain : Applications of dynamic real time driving risk assessment (by SafetyNex) : . vocal driving assistants . ADAS . Autonomous Driving This Artificial Intelligence algorithm is developed and proposed by NEXYAD.  

07 avril 2018

NEW ARCHITECTURE FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVING INVOLVING DRIVING RISK ASSESSMENT

NEW ARCHITECTURE FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVING INVOLVING DRIVING RISK ASSESSMENT Architectures of Autonomous Driving systems use to be feed forward open loop chains that are supposed to give a good solution to any problem. Inputs come from sensors that are fusionned in order to bring a good situation understanding. Then a decision making system sends what to do to actuators. This works fine, but of course, whatever the number of validation scenarios, there will always exist cases where the glabal system is not adapted to the situation. ... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2018

A French startup has all the Artificial Intelligence technologies needed to avoid many accidents such as recent UBER accident

A French startup has all the Artificial Intelligence technologies needed to avoid many automous car accidents such as the recent UBER accident We all saw videos of the UBER VOLVO accident. The dashcam video shows that visibility conditions were very poor and that the pedestrian is dressed in black (pullover) and crosses a road at night without any light and out of pedestrian crossing areas. This attitude is pure suicade and you wouldn't teach your children to behave this way. But even if this pedestrian shouldn't have been in the... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2018

Soon, NEXYAD will transform your ordinary car into an intelligent car using ... your smartphone

Soon, NEXYAD will transform your ordinary car into an intelligent car using ... your smartphone NEXYAD developed 4 algorithm for intelligent connected car : . SafetyNex, system that alerts you while driving if and only if driving risk is too high. RoadNex, system that detects free space (drivable part of the road ahead). ObstaNex, system that detects obstacles. VisiNex, system that detects lacks of visibility (fog, snow, ...) All those modules are available to OEMs as API to be integrated inside valuable products (driving... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2018

AI should help increasing road safety for robot taxi allowing to put them in function soon

AI should help increasing road safety for robot taxi allowing to put them in function soon Robot taxis are under testing in many cities such as Phoenix Arizona. Globally it works but the issue is still the rate of accident. Human driver has an accident in average about every 70 000 km and there are about 3 deads every billion km. This very high performance of human driver makes it difficult to automate driving, especially in urban traffic where road infrastructure characteristics are very complex. This explain why tests long more... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2018

Low CPU consumption road detection and free space detection running in real time on a regular smartphone : RoadNex

Low CPU consumption road detection and free space detection running in real time on a regular smartphone : RoadNex The company NEXYAD showed to its partners and customers at CES 2018 in Las Vegas the RoadNex road detection system running on a regular smartphone (using CPU and camera of the smartphone). RoadNex detectes two things, independently : . borders of the lane : borders may be road markings, other cars, construction area signs, pedestrians, bicycle, ... . free space : part of the world ahead that is flat and drivable... [Lire la suite]

02 février 2018

Free space detection with RoadNex : real time implementation on a regular smartphone

Free space detection with RoadNex : real time implementation on a regular smartphone  Panoramic movement (the most complex for any detection algorithm) with smartphone in hand (so calibration must be very robust as heigth and angle of camera is changing all the time). The goal of this free space detection is to detect as more drivable surface as possible (including sidewalks if not too high, including security area, etc ...). Indeed, the "lane" borders are detected by a borders detection algorithm (different from free space). ... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2018

NEXYAD report of CES 2018 in Las Vegas : trends in intelligent cars

NEXYAD report of CES 2018 in Las Vegas : trends in intelligent cars NEXYAD was on the LeddarTech booth this year on Central Plaza at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, on the "LeddarTech Ecosystem" area. NEXYAD and LeddarTech are both members of MOV'EO Groupement ADAS. NIT, SHERPA Eng, and INTEMPORA were also there. NEXYAD proposes a short report of what was heavily represented at the CES this year. Keywords of this issue are shuttles, smartcities, and lidar. You can read the short report here... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

Connected car / Telematics : use case of a car insurer that deploys SafetyNex

Connected car / Telematics : use case of a car insurer that deploys SafetyNex Car insurers are interested in : . prevention : reducing accident rate is a real need, all accident, and particulary those that lead to personal injuries . data : SafetyNex records risk profiles and usafe profiles Here is a short video that shows how a car insurer can use and take benefits of SafetyNex deployment : SafetyNex episode 3 : The Car Insurer's Choice
29 décembre 2017

Presentation video of the real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex

Presentation video of the real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex SafetyNex estimates driving risk 20 times per second, and alerts driver when risk increases too much, letting time toslow down and avoid accident. NEXYAD has been developing this module that is already under deployment for car insurance and professional fleets (decrease the accident rate because driver is alerted and can avoid some accidents).SafetyNex is also under integration into ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and Autopilots because for those... [Lire la suite]