06 juillet 2019

Uber planned on running 13,000 self-driving taxis by 2019

Uber planned on running 13,000 self-driving taxis by 2019 According to court documents unsealed last week, Uber envisioned running 75,000 autonomous vehicles in commercial applications across a geographic spread of 13 cities – all by 2022. These extrapolations date back to 2016, and are part of the cache of documents that have been submitted by Walter Bratic as an expert witness to rebut Waymo’s valuation claims for the economic damages that it incurred due to a trade secret theft. Waymo had accused its former engineer Anthony... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2019

Tesla said its cars will be self-driving by 2019. We’ve heard this before

Tesla said its cars will be self-driving by 2019. We’ve heard this before Elon Musk stood up in front of a room of investors today (April 22) to announce the era of the self-driving car had arrived—at least for Tesla. At “Autonomy Investor Day,” the Tesla CEO unveiled it had developed its own self-driving chip designed specifically for Tesla vehicles, and it would launch a “robo-taxi” service for owners of autonomous cars to pick up paying passengers.  It’s all part of an updated master plan. While Tesla’s first... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2019

Ford: Opportunities for OEMs to change insurance with connected cars

Ford: Opportunities for OEMs to change insurance with connected cars An automaker’s connection to the customer and vehicle could give it pieces of the customer value chain beyond the vehicle purchase and financing, based on a presentation last week from Ford connectivity and emerging services global director Mike Tinskey. Tinskey told a Thursday TU-Automotive webinar on OEMs and usage-based insurance (a term which can mean using telematics to set premiums based on miles driven or driving behavior) that Ford was seeing... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2019

ADAS in telematics systems breaks new ground

ADAS in telematics systems breaks new ground Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) have already proved to be highly effective in enhancing road safety, so that now an increasing number of new vehicles are being equipped with the systems. The technology is indeed a great help as it allows drivers to reduce and even to avoid the most common traffic accidents. Besides, ADAS becomes smarter each day, the price is getting lower, which’s truly pleasing.   Therefore, today more and more vehicles, rolling off... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2019

Race for Self-Driving Cars Gears Up in Asia

Race for Self-Driving Cars Gears Up in Asia Asian tech giants, startups and auto makers, including Baidu, nuTonomy and Nissan, are aggressively pursuing driverless-vehicle technology. WSJ's Eva Tam examines how these companies are aiming to catch up to the global industry leaders. Photo: Getty Images Read more : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMyZFGjHaMU
01 juillet 2019

CAR AND PEDESTRIAN DETECTION WITH THE CAMERA OF YOUR SMARTPHONE, IN REAL TIME

CAR AND PEDESTRIAN DETECTION WITH THE CAMERA OF YOUR SMARTPHONE, IN REAL TIME No need for heavy computins architectures anymore. NEXYAD proposes a software component named ObstaNex that detects in real time "obstacles" (cars, trucks, pedestrians, ...). This component runs in real time on smartphones and modern dashcams. Ready to be integrated into products for aftermarket (motor insurers, fleets, car sharing apps, etc). Read more : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKvEw85UueU  

30 juin 2019

Mistubishi & HERE System Warns Drivers of Road Hazards Ahead

Mistubishi & HERE System Warns Drivers of Road Hazards Ahead Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and HERE Technologies have successfully piloted a system that enables vehicles to automatically warn others about upcoming road hazards with lane-level precision. At the end of March, the two companies successfully completed field tests of the technology, called Lane Hazard Warning, in California in the United States. This followed a successful trial in Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan last winter. The companies now intend to make... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2019

NEXYAD CEO conference of Artificial Intelligence for Insurance and Fleet Telematics at MEETUP organized in DUNASYS location

NEXYAD CEO conference of Artificial Intelligence for Insurance and Fleet Telematics at MEETUP organized in DUNASYS location NEXYAD CEO presented the Artificial Intelligence based module SafetyNex that computes at each moment the driving risk that the driver is currently taking. This risk can be used for : . alerting human driver with anticipation, letting time to slow down slightly and avoid emergency situation : this solution reduces accident rate by 20% . alerting the AD-system of Autonomous Car that will servo-control its... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2019

7 Best Semi-Autonomous Systems Available Right Now

7 Best Semi-Autonomous Systems Available Right Now There's no doubt about it: autonomous cars are coming. And while fully autonomous cars are undoubtedly still a few years away, several automakers are rolling out semi-autonomous systems that are getting ever closer to the idea of jumping inside the car and letting it take over from there. The seven systems we've listed below -- all of which are out right now or are coming out very shortly -- represent the best in autonomous driving technology you can buy today, even if they don't... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2019

Chinese government regulations to drive telematics growth

Chinese government regulations to drive telematics growth A new report from Frost and Sullivan, entitled Strategic Analysis of Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market in China, has revealed that the commercial fleet operations in the country are set to adopt telematics on a big scale in the next seven years, thanks to a big push by local government with regulations designed to encourage its usage. Recently, the Chinese government made it mandatory that fleet vehicles come with pre-installed satellite positioning and telematics... [Lire la suite]
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