04 février 2018

Next Generation of Truck Safety Advancement to be Enhanced by Faster Data Processing, System Integration, and Truck Digitization

Next Generation of Truck Safety Advancement to be Enhanced by Faster Data Processing, System Integration, and Truck Digitization Driver and technician shortage has emerged as the most important top-of-mind issue for fleet managers. This, coupled with concerns on economic outlook and operating margins, is predicating several choices that fleet managers are making with regards to advanced truck technologies. Potential benefits of safety, technology and lower operating costs will spur growth of autonomous trucking given issues to be... [Lire la suite]

03 février 2018

MINIEYE released ADAS product for before market at CES 2018

MINIEYE released ADAS product for before market at CES 2018 MINIEYE recently released their ADAS product for before market and announced $10 million of A1 round funding at CES2018, this round of investment is led by Puhua Capital. Founded in 2013, MINIEYE was dedicated to the development of world-class automotive vision sensing technology and products. It aims to reduce traffic accidents and promotes autonomous driving.  The products of independent research and development advanced driving assistance system (ADAS) have been... [Lire la suite]
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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]
01 février 2018

Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry

Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry As Adam “MCA” Yauch’s bass line fuzzed through the speakers, and the crowd—encouraged by Tesla Motors (TSLA, +1.49%) CEO Elon Musk to “jump over the barriers”—flooded the airplane hangar just outside Los Angeles, there was talk of an impending revolution. It certainly felt that way to onlookers. Excited energy crackled in the crisp California air. In truth, the revolution—or evolution, depending on who is talking—was already underway. But that didn’t stop Musk... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2018

Toyota Expands ADAS Safety Features Launches 2nd Gen Safety Sense

Toyota Expands ADAS Safety Features Launches 2nd Gen Safety Sense Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA)  announced that the second generation of its Toyota Safety Sense(TSS) package of active safety features will begin rolling out as standard equipment on certain Toyota vehicles beginning in mid-2018. The updated safety package will add new technologies and capabilities that enhance protection for drivers, passengers, and others who share the road, while helping to provide peace of mind in even more driving situations. ... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2018

Lexus says its new luxury barge will drive itself by 2020

Lexus says its new luxury barge will drive itself by 2020 Lexus is the latest automaker to leap into the fray of highly automated driving, announcing that its “Highway Teammate” advanced driver assist system (ADAS) will be available in 2020. The system, which offers “automated driving from entrance ramp to exit ramp on motor-vehicle-only roadways,” is featured as part of the sleek, glowing LS+ concept that Lexus is showing off at the Tokyo auto show this week. Highway Teammate will “enable automated merging, lane changes... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2018

Hyundai to Test Autonomous Driving With Fuel-Cell Vehicle

Hyundai to Test Autonomous Driving With Fuel-Cell Vehicle   Hyundai Motor Co. said it will start testing a fuel-cell powered sport utility vehicle for autonomous driving as the South Korean automaker speeds up development of self-driving cars with a goal to bring a model to the market by 2021. Unveiling the fuel-cell SUV named “NEXO” Monday at the CES in Las Vegas, Hyundai said the vehicle will be used to try out the driverless technology it is developing with Aurora, a startup formed by former executives from... [Lire la suite]
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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]
27 janvier 2018

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Serve You

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Serve You Auto companies are planning to launch autonomous vehicles into the service industry before selling them to consumers Based on some of the announcements and demonstrations we've seen at CES 2018, the first self-driving car most consumers encounter may be delivering a pizza. But that's not the only job autonomous car developers are exploring for future fleets. Think self-driving delivery pods for companies like Amazon and robo-taxis that will take you to your destination with minimal to no... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2018

Autonomous Cars Are Driving on Our Streets. Welcome to 2018

Autonomous Cars Are Driving on Our Streets. Welcome to 2018 Over the course of 2017, we saw some major steps forward when it comes to autonomous vehicles. This technology has been on the horizon for some time, but it’s finally hitting the streets in various forms. In July 2017, a US House Committee gave its approval for the SELF DRIVE act, a groundbreaking piece of legislation intended to underpin the safe introduction of autonomous vehicles. The bill is set to allow automakers to field 25,000 such cars in their first year of... [Lire la suite]