17 mai 2017

Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price

Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price When we talk about driverless cars, we're often starting with the concept of a whole-package model — such as Google's now famous laser-and-sensor prototype — one that's already navigating selected routes in California. But there's another frontier in the technology-driven space of advanced driving systems, and it's starting to make inroads in the aftermarket. Witness the emergence of add-ons such as Cruise Automation's RP-1 radar-based advanced driver assist... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2017

Is Tata Elxsi planning to test driverless cars on Bengaluru roads?

Is Tata Elxsi planning to test driverless cars on Bengaluru roads? The test would make Tata Elxi the first company to try out autonomous cars on Indian roads and put it in the ranks of Google, Apple, Uber and Tesla, who are building and testing autonomous vehicles Developments on the autonomous and driverless technology no longer seem to be restricted to the USA and Europe. Tata Elxsi, a part of the Tata Group that concentrates on fields such as automotive, aerospace, broadcast and consumer electronics, is now gearing up to test... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2017

A Google car expert told us there's one thing that could seriously delay self-driving cars

A Google car expert told us there's one thing that could seriously delay self-driving cars The Department of Transportation wants cities to be smarter. That's why it formed the Smart City Challenge, a contest that challenged cities to draw up plans showing how they would make their city smarter to integrate emerging technology like self-driving cars. The winning city will receive $40 million and will be announced this month. And it's not just the DOT that thinks cities need to be smarter to prep for driverless... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2017

Bosch connected motorcycle technology: innovative or unnecessary?

Bosch connected motorcycle technology: innovative or unnecessary? This week at CES in Las Vegas, international electronics and engineering company Bosch showed off a connectivity suite of technologies for motorcycles. It starts with the connectivity control unit, which links the motorcycle's onboard brain to the outside world, and finishes with the integrated connectivity cluster, which communicates with the rider via the bike's digital dashboard. In between is an interface called mySPIN that mirrors the user's smartphone –... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2017

Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Plan Seems Insane, But It Just Might Work

Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Plan Seems Insane, But It Just Might Work ELON MUSK HAS done it again. The CEO of Tesla Motorsand SpaceX has made an aggressive prediction for his technology, and paired it with an unreasonable deadline. In the past, he’s promised electric cars for everyone and trips to Mars, and built a reputation for achieving those outrageous things, albeit far behind schedule. Now, Musk is pledging that by the end of 2017, he’ll produce a Tesla that can drive itself... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2017

SafetyNex measures driving expertise, risk taken consciensly by the driver, lack of anticipation

SafetyNex measures driving expertise, risk taken consciensly by the driver, lack of anticipation I – INTRODUCTIONNEXYAD has been developing the smartphonte application SafetyNex which estimates the risk of driving in real time [1]. SafetyNex is both a driver assistance system (ADAS), which alerts the driver (vocal alert) before danger (When the risk increases too much), and a telematics system that records risk profiles and usage profiles.Warning before the danger gives the driver time to slow down and avoid the accident. Road Safety... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2017

Effect of driver's personal characteristics on traffic accidents in Tabuk city in Saudi Arabia

  Effect of driver's personal characteristics on traffic accidents in Tabuk city in Saudi Arabia Traffic accidents are a major problem in developing countries. Saudi Arabia is no exception to this worldwide dilemma. In Saudi Arabia a high incidence of road accidents has been recorded in the last several years due to various factors. The aim of this paper is to examine what factors contribute to road accidents in the study area; and to evaluate statistically the effect of certain driver’s personal characteristics on road... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2017

ADAS: Meaning and Indian context

ADAS: Meaning and Indian context Advanced Driver Assistance Systems or ADAS are the systems that are designed to help the driver by using a safe human-machine interface. They are aimed at increasing road and car safety. In other words, Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are systems developed to automate/adapt/enhance vehicle systems for safety and better driving. Safety features are designed to avoid collisions and accidents by offering technologies that alert the driver to potential problems, or to avoid collisions by... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2017

Baidu’s self-driving cars begin public test in Wuzhen, China

Baidu’s self-driving cars begin public test in Wuzhen, China Internet giant Baidu is fast-forwarding its own self-driving car tests with a new public trial of autonomous vehicles, including cars supplied by Chinese automakers BYD, Chery and BAIC. The public tests opened for passengers on Tuesday, and have ferried around 200 people, as of today, across a 3.16 km (around 2 miles) stretch of road in tourist destination Wuzhen, which has been “mapped with centimetre accuracy,” according to Baidu. The driverless vehicles are... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2017

Japan's Leaders Want To Make Tokyo A Self-Driving City For 2020 Olympics

Japan's Leaders Want To Make Tokyo A Self-Driving City For 2020 Olympics           It seems like Rio's 2016 glories wrapped up only yesterday, but Japanese government and business leaders are already working to outfit Tokyo for its own 2020 Summer Games with perhaps the most ambitious strategy yet for Olympic transport: a self-driving vehicle force. This month, some of Japan's top automotive-tech houses begin the task of 3-D mapping the country's roadways to get them ready for autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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