26 février 2016

Intempora and dSPACE Sign Strategic Partnership

André Rolfsmeier (left), Lead Product Manager for Advanced Applications and Technologies at dSPACE, shaking hands with Nicolas du Lac, Managing Director of Intempora. (Photo: dSPACE GmbH) Superior Tool Chain for ADAS and Automated Driving Unique development environment for real-time multisensor applications Complete portfolio of tools for development and validation Seamless integration of RTMaps into the dSPACE tool chain Paderborn, February 23, 2016: In a press conference held today at embedded world 2016, dSPACE and... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2016

VOLVO Group vision of Intelligent Truck

Enhancing safety Transport is increasing and safety is becoming even more important. Ninety percent of accidents are caused by driver error. So to handle difficult traffic situations in the future our researchers are working to make vehicles smarter than ever before, helping the driver to avoid potentially dangerous situations. Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) include, for example, warning systems and driver awareness support. In most cases the driver is simply warned when something is wrong. Tomorrow's... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2016

THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT NEED ONBOARD RISK ASSESMENT : SafetyNex

NEXYAD explains clearly why the usual telematics systems CANNOT predict the risk of accident because they make WRONG HYPOTHESIS (for instance : severe braking as an indicator of bad driving). NEXYAD has been working for 15 year on risk of accident computing and explains the methodology and all the results using SafetyNex. This paper is French spoken (under translation)  Calcul du risque d’accident pris par les conducteurs. Fév 2016 (pdf) To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=1838
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24 février 2016

iCar release date rumours, features and images: 'motor noises' heard coming from secret Apple car facility

Reports suggest that Apple is developing an electric iCar to rival Tesla. With reports that Apple is negotiating with BMW, and poaching Samsung employees (especially battery specialists) and reassigning large numbers of staff for its Project Titan, is Apple manufacturing an iCar, and when will the iCar be launched? We look at all the evidence. Since February 2015, there have been various reports that Apple is working on a car that'd "give Tesla a run for its money" after Business Insider spoke to an Apple employee with... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2016

Demonstration of a new Neural Processor developed with the French company GlobalSensing Technologies (GST) at Embedded World

CEA Tech – Demonstration of a new Neural Processor developed with the French company GlobalSensing Technologies (GST) at Embedded World 2016 exhibition CEA Tech will present at Embedded World 2016 exhibition the PNeuro, a new Neural Processor developed with the French company GlobalSensing Technologies (GST) (Nuremberg, Germany, 23 – 25 February 2016, Hall 4 / 4-160) PNEURO is a Neural Processor optimized for embedded applications requiring performance within a reduced cost and power consumption budgets. PNEURO is available as... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2016

NHTSA rules that AI can be sole driver of Google’s self-driving cars

Highway Administration ruling means steering wheel, pedals not needed. credit photo Google   The US government has cleared the way for Google to create a self-driving car that doesn't also have a human driver inside the vehicle that can take over if necessary. In this setup, the autonomous driving software itself would be the vehicle's legal "driver"; none of the human passengers would require a driving licence. In November last year, Google submitted a proposed design to the US National Highway Traffic... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2016

NEXYAD NEWS : NEXYAD CEO invited at a lunch with the French Senator Claude NOUGEIN

NEXYAD CEO at a lunch with the French Senator Claude NOUGEIN (2016, Feb 18) Claude NOUGEIN is a French Senator that wishes to talk to SMEs founders in order to build a better understanding of the practical things that may be done to improve competitivity in the country. Very casual and interesting discussion. Good initiative, organized by the company DojoGroup. NEXYAD is member of MOVEO and member of the Groupement ADAS. To read more about NEXYAD : http://www.nexyad.com 
20 février 2016

NEXYAD EXPLAINS Some insurance companies gave up measuring driver behaviour : Nexyad explains why their settings are ineffective

According to the newspaper ‘Les Echos”, AG Insurance gave up linking driving behavior to accident. For eight months, the insurer has equipped the car of staff members with “smartbox”. Verdict? Nah, nothing interesting linkable to driving style !In 2014, the bank insurer KBC had reached the same conclusion after a test conducted with 150 employees, whose car was equipped with a device provided by TomTom. ” Read more... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2016

Boston Consulting Group : a roadmap to safer driving through Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

On behalf of MEMA, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) analyzed the available ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) technologies and concluded that if every vehicle on the road were equipped with them, the toll taken on society from vehicle accidents could be sharply reduced. Relatively few vehicles on the road today have these systems, however, and their penetration of the market is growing at only two to five percent annually. Since the vast majority of accidents in the United States are caused by driver error, the lack of... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2016

Nissan Shows Fully Autonomous Cars It Plans To Build By 2020

Nissan Shows Fully Autonomous Cars It Plans To Build By 2020 Cars that can drive themselves--under certain circumstances--are increasingly in the news. Even so, Nissan surprised the world with its recent announcement of a program to develop a fully autonomous car by 2020. The Japanese carmaker obviously isn’t the first to experiment with self-driving vehicles, so how will Nissan contribute to the rise of the machines? At the Nissan 360 event in Southern California, executive vice president Andy Palmer said “zero emissions”... [Lire la suite]