23 août 2016

PSA Group : Traffic Jam Chauffeur, autonomous driving in traffic jams

PSA Group : Traffic Jam Chauffeur, autonomous driving in traffic jams Traffic Jam Assist: free time for the driver The main innovation of Traffic Jam Chauffeur is that it does not require constant supervision. As a result, the driver is free to undertake a secondary activity, such as talking to passengers or reading a book. In this way, the system creates free time for the driver while taking the stress out of tiresome or monotonous driving situations. The risk of accidents caused by human error is also reduced.  read more... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2016

JD Power Study: Active safety systems make new cars more appealing

  Popular driver-assist technologies help make vehicles considerably more appealing to their owners, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released today. The study finds that new vehicles equipped with safety features such as blind spot monitoring and low speed collision avoidance have overall APEAL scores substantially higher than similar vehicles without the technologies. Overall APEAL scores are higher among the 41% of owners whose vehicles have blind spot... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2016

Accident fatalities in a TESLA car might have been avoided by using software modules of NEXYAD: the time for monitoring has come

Accident fatalities in a TESLA car might have been avoided by using software modules of NEXYAD : the time for monitoring circuit has come. by NEXYAD Passions run around the issue of autonomous vehicles, or semi-autonomous. Recently with a TESLA car there has been a fatal accident while on autopilot mode. NEXYAD studied traffic safety for twenty years, and we give some elements of reflection on this type of accident.   Processing circuit, informing auti-pilot systems, control, etc ... from perception, data... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

France: BMW selects start-up Nexyad for driving risk estimation

France: BMW selects start-up Nexyad for driving risk estimation BMW’s French subsidiary has selected three innovative companies to develop the mobility of the future. The start-up Nexyad is one of them. Nexyad has developed SafetyNex an APP onboard real-time that estimates the risk in driving. Based on artificial intelligence, the system can calculate at every moment the risk taken by the driver, by comparing the driving behavior (speed, acceleration, etc.) to the difficulties of the road (crossroads, school, turns tight, etc). ... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2016

The role of HERE in developing ADAS and other automotive standards

The role of HERE in developing ADAS and other automotive standards HERE has always understood that a map is not simply a navigational tool. Back in the late 1990s, the team could see its potential above and beyond the map’s traditional remit. Take, for example, its use as a sensor in cars. Dietmar Rabel, senior product manager in the automated driving side at HERE, told us: “We created a patent in 1999 for what we call ‘Electronic Horizon’ which allows cars to ‘see around the corner’ – basically the car can adapt cruise control or... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

Trends in Automotive Safety: Eliminating the Blind Spot

Trends in Automotive Safety: Eliminating the Blind Spot The importance of automobile safety has been the force behind a number of key innovations over the years from anti-lock brakes to airbags. German auto-makers have been first to leverage many of the most advanced technologies to improve driver safety and the overall driving experience. For example, over the last two decades alone, German vehicles were the first to offer active lane keeping assist, which introduces a vibration to the steering wheel when the driver veers from his... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2016

Self-driving cars will not help the drinking driver

Self-driving cars will not help the drinking driver   There is an unexpected revolution underway in road safety. True, the highly visible community-wide programs continue, but behind the scenes there are major changes underway in how safety will be managed within road transport systems. The self-driving car (or “autonomous vehicle”) has emerged with a practical suite of technologies for more efficient, safer, and eco-friendly road travel. This emergence has been rapid: for example, the Australian... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market Analysis & Trends 2016-2025 - Growing Count of Driverless Cars

Research and Markets - Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market Analysis & Trends 2016-2025 - Growing Count of Driverless Cars The Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 22.8% over the next decade to reach approximately $168 billion by 2025. This industry report analyzes the global markets for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) across all the given segments on global as well as regional levels presented in the research scope. The study... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Un motard accidenté sauvé par le service de géolocalisation de Google

Un motard accidenté sauvé par le service de géolocalisation de Google  Disparu après un accident, un motard a été retrouvé quatre jours après sa disparition grâce à la géolocalisation de google de son téléphone portable grâce à l'historique des positions de Google. Ce motard sarthois peut dire merci à Google. Un homme de 38 ans a été localisé vivant, quatre jours après sa mystérieuse disparition grâce à la détermination de sa famille et aux données de géolocalisation de son téléphone portable rapporte ce mardi France... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2016

Teenagers : Driving carries extra risk for them

Teenagers : Driving carries extra risk for them In the United States, teenagers drive less than all but the oldest people, but their numbers of crashes and crash deaths are disproportionately high. 1 In the United States, the fatal crash rate per mile driven for 16-19 year-olds is nearly 3 times the rate for drivers ages 20 and over. Risk is highest at ages 16-17. In fact, the fatal crash rate per mile driven is nearly twice as high for 16-17 year-olds as it is for 18-19 year-olds. Beginning in... [Lire la suite]