15 février 2017

Google’s self-driving cars will hit public roads this month

Google’s self-driving cars will hit public roads this month We weren’t sure how this year’s North American International Auto Show was going to fare considering all of the car news at CES 2017 last week, but the Detroit show got off to a big start on Sunday. Waymo, the new company formed when Google spun off its autonomous car division in 2016, announced that its first fleet of self-driving minivans will hit public roads later this month. Read more... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2017

15 data and analytics trends that will dominate 2017

15 data and analytics trends that will dominate 2017   Along with social, mobile and cloud, analytics and associated data technologies have earned a place as one of the core disruptors of the digital age. 2016 saw big data technologies increasingly leveraged to power business intelligence. Here's what 2017 holds in store for the data and analytics space. John Schroeder, executive chairman and founder of MapR Technologies, predicts the following six trends will dominate data and analytics in 2017: Artificial... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

Cisco Connected Fleet

Cisco Connected Fleet According to ABI Research, global fleet management revenues will grow from $9.08 billion in 2013 to $27.61 billion in 2018. In the U.S. alone, more than 12 million fleet vehicles hit the road every day. These fleets keep our global economy running by delivering the products that enterprises and consumers rely on daily. When an enterprise's vehicle fleet is not managed effectively, it not only increases expenses for that business, but also impacts pollution levels, the condition of roads, and the prices we pay... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2017

Toyota's Carsharing Partnership Could Fit Fleets

Toyota's Carsharing Partnership Could Fit Fleets Toyota has formed a partnership with carsharing provider Getaround that could eventually find a place in commercial or government fleets that manage a portion of their vehicles as an in-house rental fleet, a company spokesman said. Toyota is offering its Smart Key Box that enhances carsharing on Toyota's Mobility Services Platform by working independently of telematics hardware. The box is GPS enabled, according to Brian Lyons, a Toyota spokesman. Toyota plans to offer business... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

Global Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2016-2020)

Global Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2016-2020) Technological developments have now progressed a long way in automotive sector. Present day systems use signals from a wide variety of sensors around the vehicle to support the driver. These new systems are known as Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS). They are electronic devices which work for the driver in certain driving situations by focusing on safety aspects and enhancement of driving comfort. New cars have a... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2017

Connected Car: mobile operators must innovate to ensure OEMs profit

Connected Car: mobile operators must innovate to ensure OEMs profit The mainstream connected car story swerves from focusing on highly conceptual driverless vehicle futurism to technophobic scaremongering like the supposed growing overreliance on sat navs causing havoc among a fresh generation of the cartographically challenged road user. The reality of the connected car is much more middle of the road. Technically, pretty much anything in connected carland is possible. Elon Musk, CEO of US-auto-firm Tesla, said recently that... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2017

Lyft says robots will drive most of its cars in five years

Lyft says robots will drive most of its cars in five years   Lyft — trying to keep up with its longtime ride-hailing competitor Uber, which just rolled out a self-driving pilot in Pittsburgh — is being more explicit about what company president John Zimmer has dubbed the “third transportation revolution.” Zimmer laid out that plan in a Medium post published today, titled “The Third Transportation Revolution: Lyft’s Vision for the Next Ten Years and Beyond.” In the post, he described efforts to roll out self-driving... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2017

SafetyNex driving risk profiles may solve the problem of hypovigilance and fatigue detection

SafetyNex driving risk profiles may solve the problem of hypovigilance and fatigue detection SafetyNex is a nomadic real-time risk estimation system, based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The system has been described in detail in previous publications and uses the key concept of "near-accident" or "quasi-accident", and is a result of 15 years of collaborative research with road safety experts and researchers. See http://www.safetynex.net The main competitive advantage of SafetyNex is that it allows, since the risk is... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2017

Drive.ai wants to help autonomous cars talk with the people around them

Drive.ai wants to help autonomous cars talk with the people around them If you are walking around Mountain View, California and stumble across a car that beeps at you like R2-D2, it’s probably thanks to Carol Reiley. She’s the co-founder and president of Drive.ai, an autonomous car startup that wants to help robot cars learn how to interact with people better — and maybe even deliver a world without honking. "My interest in robotics lies in where technology intersects with humanity," says Reiley. "How do these cars actually... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2017

LeddarTech and IDT Partner to Develop New IC Solution for Automotive LiDARs

      LeddarTech Inc. and Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced they have entered into a partnership agreement to jointly carry out the development and supply of the LeddarCore LCA2 integrated circuits. The LeddarCore is a receiver IC which is a key element within an automotive LiDAR system. This newest generation of LeddarCore IC enables solid-state implementations of high-performance, low-cost automotive LiDARs, which are required for the mass-market deployment of... [Lire la suite]