17 février 2016

Baidu’s Self-Driving Car Has Hit the Road

Baidu’s Self-Driving Car Has Hit the Road CHINA’S FIRST FULLY self-driving car has hit the road. Today, Baidu, the “Chinese Google,” announced its autonomous car has successfully navigated a complicated route through Beijing. According to the company, the modified BMW 3-Series drove an 18.6-mile route around the capital city that included side streets as well as highways. The car made left, right, and u-turns, changed lanes, passed other cars, and merged onto and off the highway. Those capabilities in themselves are... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2016

CES 2016: QNX demos new acoustic and ADAS technologies

 CES 2016: QNX demos new acoustic and ADAS technologies  To watch and read more : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6fSsnOxNpY
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15 février 2016

Des assureurs renoncent à mesurer le comportement des conducteurs ! Nexyad explique pourquoi leurs paramètres sont inopérants

Des assureurs renoncent à mesurer le comportement des conducteurs !Nexyad explique pourquoi leurs paramètres sont inopérants   Selon les Echos “AG Insurance renonce à lier la prime auto au comportement. Pendant huit mois, l’assureur a équipé la voiture de collaborateurs d’une “smartbox”. Verdict? Bof, pas de quoi lier la prime au style de conduite. En 2014, le bancassureur KBC avait tiré les mêmes conclusions d’un test mené auprès de 150 collaborateurs, dont la voiture avait été équipée d’un dispositif fourni par TomTom.”... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2016

ACCENTURE survey : Connected cars and the insurance opportunity, part 1: Telematics, customer retention and risk management

ACCENTURE survey : Connected cars and the insurance opportunity, part 1: Telematics, customer retention and risk management Across industries, the Internet of Things is forcing companies to re-evaluate how they do business and bring value to their customers. Within insurance, telematics has attracted considerable interest as a way to better understand customers, optimize premiums and mitigate risk. For example, Accenture research found that 77 percent of consumers would be interested in telematics to determine premiums based on... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2016

Conference : Actualise Connected Data Sets to Create Innovative Motor Insurance Products

Actualise Connected Data Sets to Create Innovative Motor Insurance Products The Critical Business Discussions for Connected Car Insurance Through independent research we have uncovered the most crucial issues insurers face in the connected car space: INTELLIGENT INSURANCE FOR INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: Utilise telematics to innovate as new mobility models and a sustained shift in car ownership open the urban population to new insurance services HARNESS THE IOT: Build a picture of the driver, the vehicle and surrounding... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

Nearly 10,000 Deaths Could Be Prevented and More Than $250 Billion Saved with Greater Use of Driver Assistance Technologies

Nearly 10,000 Deaths Could Be Prevented and More Than $250 Billion Saved with Greater Use of Driver Assistance Technologies Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Could Avert Almost 30 Percent of Crashes, but Stakeholders Must Take Action to Spur Increased ADAS Adoption, Says Study by The Boston Consulting Group DETROIT—If widely adopted, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) could generate tremendous benefits to society, sharply reducing the number, cost, and severity of automotive accidents, says a new study from The... [Lire la suite]
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11 février 2016

NEXYAD in the French magazine LE POINT : talking about autonomous vehicle

NEXYAD in the French magazine LE POINT : talking about autonomous vehicle (French Spoken) * “En route vers la voiture autonome” To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=1772
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11 février 2016

Conti survey: consumers want automated driving

Conti survey: consumers want automated driving But technologies must be proven first Consumers like the idea of automated driving functions but opinions are divided on which would be most beneficial and what they should cost – these are some of the findings of a global survey of almost 5,000 people carried out by Tier One Continental. Many in the industry expect highly automated or fully autonomous driving on public roads by 2025 but consumers must trust in the technology – and be ready to use it – if these developments are to... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2016

RoadNex v2.2 in Online Store of Intempora

RoadNex v2.2 in Online Store of Intempora Nexyad RoadNex v2.2 is the only Road Detection module software operable in framework RT-Maps by Intempora. To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=1731
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09 février 2016

Driverless taxis, driverless buses, and the future urban mobility mix

Driverless taxis, driverless buses, and the future urban mobility mix Antonio Loro is an urban planner who focuses on the planning implications of emerging road vehicle automation technologies. He has conducted research with TransLink and Metrolinx on the potential impacts of automated vehicles, and is currently with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. This article was written by Antonio Loro in his personal capacity. The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily represent the views of the... [Lire la suite]