27 novembre 2016

How ethernet will save the connected car

How ethernet will save the connected car Mobility is a given in today’s hyper-connected world. This is especially true in cars where, at least in the U.S. – the second largest automobile market – workers average 200 hours annually driving to and from work. In China, the largest automobile market globally, the comparable figure is roughly double that of the U.S. However, there’s a problem – the “digital backbone” in the connected car is struggling to keep up. And the automotive industry is looking to Ethernet to make that happen. ... [Lire la suite]

26 novembre 2016

Evaluation of return on investment (ROI) with SafetyNex for a Car Insurance Company (onboard real time driving risk assessment)

Evaluation of return on investment (ROI) with SafetyNexfor a Car Insurance Company (onboard real time driving risk assessment) European and American car Insurance Companies are all currently testing onboard telematics systems (on professional electronics devices or on Smartphones), in order to study new opportunities provided by digital technologies in the evolution of their business and business models [1]. We also can see now some experiments in Asia. Indeed, digitization of the economy has an impact on insurance industry too,... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

Augmented reality head-up displays: HMI impacts of different field-of-views on user experience

Augmented reality head-up displays: HMI impacts of different field-of-views on user experience Horizon cockpit Credit photo Visteon   Head-up display (HUD) technology in aviation has been known about since the 1940s. It keeps the pilot’s attention focused outside of the cockpit and supports aircraft control by information visualization within the pilot’s main sight line on a transparent combiner. What has been worked out for pilots, also worked for drivers. “The Oldsmobile 1988 Cutlass Supreme Indianapolis Pace Car and... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2016

Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Full Self Driving Hardware

Tesla announced on Wednesday that from now on all of its electric cars will be built with the components required to turn them into fully autonomous vehicles at a later date. Now chief executive, Elon Musk, has released a video showing what that really means.The video shows a Tesla Model X driving out of a garage, picking up a human driver – who is required to be in the driving seat for the car to legally self-drive in the US – and then driving itself around some public roads, navigating junctions and highways before returning to a... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2016

A centralized real-time Advanced Driver Assistance System based on smartphones

A centralized real-time Advanced Driver Assistance System based on smartphones This work leverages the wide diffusion of smartphones andexisting cellular network to implement a centralized, real-time, AdvancedDriver Assistance System. Each vehicle is equipped with a smartphonethat periodically computes and sends vehicle’s global position and speedthrough GPRS or UMTS network. The centralized server snaps all run-ning vehicles into digital maps and implements safety algorithms to de-tect potential dangerous situations. The... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  You’ve probably seen the commercials… Cars fitted with Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Braking, Blind Spot Detection, and Collision Avoidance. With so many new cars offering advanced driver assistance systems, motorcyclists are left wondering how they will be affected. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), a staunch advocate for bikers, sent letters to more than a dozen car makers to find out whether blind spot sensors, forward-and rear-looking sensors... [Lire la suite]

22 novembre 2016

Nexyad Presented SafetyNex at CESA 4.0 2016

Nexyad Presented SafetyNex at CESA 4.0 2016   Gérard Yahiaoui CEO of Nexyad presented SafetyNex Real Time Onboard Driving Risk Assessment for Car Telematics at the Conference “Highly Automated Driving New Sensors” of CESA 2016 in Versailles.   Groupement ADAS booth shows top technologies and competences of 9 companies dedicated to ADAS and  sponsored by MOVEO. Read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=3112  
21 novembre 2016

BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future

BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future The German automaker unveiled on Tuesday its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike has self-balancing wheels designed to stand upright even at a complete stop, stability that the company says will allow riders to forgo riding a helmet. "Its self-balancing system will help protect the rider at any time," said Edgar Heinrich, the design director of BMW's... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2016

3 Reasons Why Smartphone Telematics Is The Way To Go!

3 Reasons Why Smartphone Telematics Is The Way To Go! There’s no doubt that the adoption of the financial credit score as a rating variable for premium underwriting was an innovation in its time. But now it’s time for the next big thing in insurance – smartphone telematics. For automobile insurers, telematics represents a growing and valuable way to quantify driver risk. Instead of pricing based on vehicle and driver characteristics, telematics presents the opportunity to measure the quantity and quality of a driver’s behavior. ... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

60% of new cars will feature connected car solutions by 2017 Read more at http://telematicswire.net/60-of-new-cars-will-feature-

60% of new cars will feature connected car solutions by 2017 According to a latest report by ABI Research, the global OEM connected car system penetration is expected to increase from 11.4% in 2012 to 60.1% in 2017. While penetration in the US and Western Europe will exceed 80% by 2017, developing regions such as Latin America and Eastern Europe will also see strong increases in telematics penetration in new vehicles, largely driven by mandates in Brazil and Russia. VP and practice director Dominique Bonte stated that, “In-car... [Lire la suite]