24 juin 2016

Autonomous taxis: Why you may never own a self-driving car

Autonomous taxis: Why you may never own a self-driving car As the once unimaginable self-driving car moves closer to becoming a reality, the next question is “When can I buy one?” At the same time, some researchers, like Princeton’s Alain Kornhauser, and the University of Texas’s Kara Kockelman, have started to wonder whether you’ll ever need to. They envision fleets of autonomous vehicles that will combine the convenience of not having to drive yourself with the flexibility of a scaled-up and always... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2016

Connected Cars: Dealing with data privacy

Connected Cars: Dealing with data privacy Cars are becoming intelligent and smarter than ever, with GPS, Internet connections, data recording, smart high definition cameras and varieties of sensors. Drivers can barely make a move or head to any direction at any speed without their actions somehow, somewhere being tracked or recorded. Also, most new car consumers possibly will not comprehend it, but they’ve perhaps signed an agreement permitting the manufacturer of their connected car to track data and information or the location... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2016

'Pay how you drive' motor insurance

'Pay how you drive' motor insurance ‘Pay how you drive’ motor insurance policies, often known as telematics or ‘black box’ insurance, take into account how the vehicle is used when setting the premium. This allows an insurer to offer premiums that are more tailored to the users of a vehicle than is possible with a traditional motor insurance policy. ‘Pay how you drive’ policies use GPS technology to measure how a vehicle is being driven – insurers then use this information to make judgements about... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2016

Mobileye To Race Tesla, Google, Nvidia In Car Mapping Data

  Mobileye To Race Tesla, Google, Nvidia In Car Mapping DataMobileye ( MBLY) and partner General Motors aim to overtake Tesla Motors ( TSLA) and Alphabet's ( GOOGL) Google in collecting mapping data from self-driving cars, says RBC Capital. While Israel-based Mobileye has alliances with many automakers, Nvidia is pushing into the self-driving-car market using artificial intelligence, analysts say.http://www.investors.com  
21 juin 2016

Toyota acquires stake in AI specialists Preferred Networks

Toyota acquires stake in AI specialists Preferred Networks (Image Credit: iStockPhoto/dogayusufdokdok) As manufacturers such as Ford seek ways to get ahead in the race towards self-driving cars, Toyota has boosted its own capabilities through acquiring a stake in Tokyo-based machine-learning specialists Preferred Networks.  Preferred Networks was separated from software developer Preferred Infrastructure in 2014. Since the split, the company has received significant interest from investors and its value has been... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

Les 3 startups gagnantes du BMW Tech Date Challenge

NEXYAD fait partie du groupe de 3 PME gagnantes du Challenge BMW Tech Date organisé en Juin 2016 à Paris. Deux de ces startups dont NEXYAD sont membres de MOV'EO. NEXYAD a été sélectionné pour son module de calcul embarqué du risque d'accident (onboard risk assessment) SafetyNex. Interview du P-DG de NEXYAD en compagnie du P-DG de BMW sur BFM TV (interview par Stéphane SOUMIER) : Pour en savoir plus : http://www.bmw-techdate.fr/startups/ ------- NEXYAD is one of the 3 SMEs that won the BMW Tech Date Challenge organizes in... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2016

Renault-Nissan enters into the self-driving car market

Renault-Nissan enters into the self-driving car market Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced it will introduce 10 self-driving models by 2020, in attempt to break into the emerging market. The cars will be introduced in Europe, the US, Japan and China. Read more : http://www.dw.com/en/renault-nissan-enters-into-the-self-driving-car-market/a-18966539
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18 juin 2016

Honda's self-driving cars stop for pedestrians and avoid obstructions - and won't cost the earth

Honda's self-driving cars stop for pedestrians and avoid obstructions - and won't cost the earth This footage shows a self-driving car being developed by Honda, that the manufacturer hopes to be affordable for all. The Japanese car maker claims most of its competitors are applying pioneering driverless technology to luxury and high-end vehicles. But it wants to use it in common brands, including the Accord and the Civic. As the footage shows, the self-driving car stops for people crossing the road, moves around... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2016

Autonomous car: Indian techie builds self-driving Tata Nano

Autonomous car: Indian techie builds self-driving Tata Nano   An Indian techie from Kerala along with his team of engineers have managed to build an indigenous self-driving car in a period of just five years. Dr Roshy John, Robotics and Cognitive Systems head, Tata Consultancy Services, has built an automated Tata Nano, which is also tuned to cope with the unique road predicaments in the country. Interestingly, John got the idea of building a self-driving car after a taxi ride from the airport. While sitting in the cab, he... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2016

China ADAS market to reach 3.1 billion by 2019: IMS Research

China ADAS market to reach 3.1 billion by 2019: IMS Research China: A recent report by IMS research, now part of IHS, forecasts that the market for automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in China is forecast to grow quickly from $971.0 million in 2013 to $3.1 billion in 2019 in light of rising awareness on ADAS benefits among the Chinese. Fitment rates for most ADAS products are currently very low in China, typically installed only in luxury and some high-end light vehicles because of their high cost. However,... [Lire la suite]