27 juillet 2017

NEXYAD at the IFAC Congress in Toulouse about ADAS and Driverless cars

Gérard Yahiaoui, NEXYAD CEO animated the round table on ADAS and Road Safety at IFAC congress in Toulouse, 2017 July 13th. Invited speakers were Anne Guillaume, Philippe Chrétien, and Olivier Anselme, all experts on ADAS and driverless car. Read more : http://www.nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation
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26 juillet 2017

ADAS: OEM vs. Aftermarket Who Wins?

ADAS: OEM vs. Aftermarket Who Wins?   What if you came to a corner and found a person hawking Rolex watches for $20? Would you buy one? Two? A dozen for investment purposes? Say you walk farther and another salesperson approaches you selling unlocked I phones for $75. You then find yourself at a street fair where there is a display selling suits with Armani labels for $50 and another with Oakley shades for $5. Is it your lucky day for value? Or would you stop to consider the fact that you just got ripped off by buying inferior... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

Driver Risk Assessment & Licence Validation

Driver Risk Assessment & Licence Validation We offer a fully encompassing driver licence validation service through our business partners, The Licence Bureau. This is an online service which allows you to easily ascertain the potential risk each of your drivers pose. After a driver mandate has been completed, the results are then received from the DVLA directly and processed into traffic-light categories as follows: Green – Low risk, clean and up to 4 points Yellow – Medium risk, 4 to 8 points Red – High risk,... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2017

Pioneer sees aftermarket opportunity in convergence of all things

Pioneer sees aftermarket opportunity in convergence of all things Tech giant’s consumer-electronics roots boosts its position to connect the car to the IoT, Ted Cardenas tells Susan Kuchinskas. Pioneer Electronics has long been in the business of expanding the capabilities of cars, with better stereos, navigation systems and backup cameras. It’s eyeing the aftermarket for ADAS and connected-car services, aiming to help the millions of “dumb” cars be better citizens of the internet of things. Of course, Pioneer also is heavily... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2017

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ Tim Cook confirms tech giant is working on ‘autonomous systems’, but is tight-lipped on whether it is making its own vehicle. Apple has shed new light on its top-secret driverless car project, as chief executive Tim Cook described the challenge of building autonomous vehicles as “the mother of all” artificial intelligence projects. Cook said Apple was ploughing resources into developing technology to control driverless vehicles, although he... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2017

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know Tesla is rolling out another Auopilot update this weekend as it inches closer to its most ambitious demonstration yet: an autonomous Tesla driving itself between Los Angeles and New York. Tesla has been rolling out updates to its second-generation Autopilot system, known as Enhance Autopilot, since January. The updates will eventually pave the way for Tesla cars to become fully autonomous later down the road.  Scroll... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2017

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection)

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection) New release available of the NEXYAD software module RoadNex :    . detection of the border of the road, even if there are no markings, even if the border is composed of  objects (cars, pedestrians, motorbikes, construction area, ...) . detection of the free space in front of the car RoadNex is available on the following environments : . Windows, embedded in the asynchronous real time framework RT-MAPS, . Raspberry Linux . Android ... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2017

Japan tests out 'self-driving chairs' that take the pain out of queuing

Japan tests out 'self-driving chairs' that take the pain out of queuing Nissan has adapted its technology to develop chairs that automatically move to the front of a line, eliminating the need for people to stand while queuing. Tokyo may be home to tens of thousands of great places to eat, yet many diners still have to wait patiently in line for a table at the most popular restaurants – until now. Nissan, the Japanese carmaker, has adapted its autonomous technology to develop “self-driving” chairs that not only... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2017

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless The French company NEXYAD has been developing the 1st real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex .A low cost implementation of this technology is proposed to car insurers and fleet managers in order to : . prevent from accident : SafetyNex alerts driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident . record usage and risk profiles for UBI (Usage Based Insurance) See a demo video here... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

China ADAS Forecast

China ADAS Forecast In Europe and the USA, ADAS is no longer exclusive to premium vehicles. Recent Euro NCAP test results show that OEMs are already reacting to the inclusion of ADAS in the five-star rating. It is likely that ADAS fitment for vehicles sold in China will follow a similar trend. China NCAP (C-NCAP) aims to follow the lead of Euro NCAP for its assessment protocol. The organisation is currently studying the feasibility of including active safety technologies as part of their future rating. The possibility of increased... [Lire la suite]