03 juin 2018

Example 1 of scenario where accurate detection and emergency braking can't avoid accident

Example 1 of scenario where accurate detection and emergency braking can't avoid accident NEXYAD recently put to the market the only Artificial Intelligence module in the world that does real time risk assessment. The video below shows a typical use case where accurate detection and emergency braking cannot avoid accident and where only SafetyNex can save lives.      

03 juin 2018

Electric Bus vs Autonomous Shuttle vs Ride Sharing: What Is The Future Of Public Transportation?

Cities are growing like never before. By 2035, more than 2 billion more people will have moved to cities, according to a report by The Guardian. Cities are already drowning in congestion from private cars, forcing cities like London to impose additional fees on cars entering city centers. Now US cities on both coasts — Boston and Seattle — are considering congestion charges of their own as a way to reduce the number of cars competing for space in those cities. Fewer cars would also help reduce carbon emissions. ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

Automated and Autonomous Driving Regulation under uncertainty

Automated and Autonomous Driving Regulation under uncertainty   Executive summary Many cars sold today are already capable of some level of automated operation, and prototype cars capable of driving autonomously have been - and continue to be - tested on public roads in Europe, Japan and the United States. These technologies have arrived rapidly on the market and their future deployment is expected to accelerate. Autonomous driving promises many benefits: improved safety, reduced congestion and lower stress for car... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

Tencent, BMW Get Approval To Test Autonomous Car Technology In China

Credit: South China Morning Post China is surging into the lead globally on every aspect of electric vehicles, battery production, autonomous cars, and solar power. The latest push involves autonomous cars and mobility services, a market that is projected to be worth $500 billion a year in China alone by 2030, according to a report in the South China Morning Post. The number of Chinese companies pursuing autonomous driving technology is long and getting longer. Tencent, the internet giant that has a stake in Tesla, is the... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2018

Driving Force - A Swedish Startup Aims To Solve The Mapping Problem In The Driverless Car Era

There was a time - and it wasn’t that long ago - when I found my way around the UK capital by using a book called London A to Z. When I wanted to find a particular street, I would look it up in the index, ascertain the grid reference and then flick through to the relevant page of the guide, where a map would be waiting for me. Today, of course, I’m much more likely to check out the street on Google Street View before I leave the house and then, once I’ve set off, use one of the map apps on my smartphone to guide me from the nearest... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2018

Self-driving car timeline for 11 top automakers

Self-driving car timeline for 11 top automakers A company by company examination of public investments by leading car makers and statements from their top executives makes it clear that most car companies are betting self-driving technology is inevitable, and they’re all jumping in with investment and initiatives. With billions of dollars in R&D and acquisitions, there’s plenty of fodder for media hype, but there haven’t been many concerted efforts to answer fundamental questions such as: What do companies like Ford, GM,... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2018

Example 2 of scenario where accurate detection and emergency braking cannot avoid accident : SafetyNex is needed

Example 2 of scenario where accurate detection and emergency braking cannot avoid accident : SafetyNex is needed There are some use cases where only driving risk assessment provided by SafetyNex can avoid accident :  
30 mai 2018

Driverless pods plot new course to overtake humans

Driverless pods plot new course to overtake humans In a little over two years, a fleet of driverless cars will make its way from Oxford to London, completing the entire journey from start to finish without human intervention, including on urban streets and motorways. Organisers of the government-backed project, announced on Monday, still expect to have a human in the driving seat. But as the cars communicate, update on hazards, and automatically react, is the time coming when a human driver is not just redundant but an... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2018

Will we ever be able to trust self-driving cars?

Will we ever be able to trust self-driving cars? When you're sitting in the driver's seat at 60mph on a rain-lashed motorway, covering your eyes would normally be a dangerous, if not downright suicidal move. Putting on a virtual reality headset, obscuring the view of the road altogether, might seem even crazier. But that's exactly what I did recently. To start with, I was looking at a computer simulation of the motorway in front of me. Then the road disappeared altogether, the car took off, and I began flying through an alien... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2018

DEEP LEARNING FOR ONBOARD APPLICATIONS: HIDDEN TRAP

DEEP LEARNING FOR ONBOARD APPLICATIONS: HIDDEN TRAP Now Deep Learning is used in onboard detection and pattern recognition applications. NEXYAD for instance uses Deep Learning in RoadNex (road detection without need of markings + detection of free space), and ObstaNex (obstacles detection). But if you do not analyse your INDUSTRIAL project in detail, you may have bad surprises : everone thinks he/she knows that the more numerous the training examples, the most accurate the KPIs. Let's say you used 1 billion km to train and... [Lire la suite]