25 juillet 2017

Driver Risk Assessment & Licence Validation

Driver Risk Assessment & Licence Validation We offer a fully encompassing driver licence validation service through our business partners, The Licence Bureau. This is an online service which allows you to easily ascertain the potential risk each of your drivers pose. After a driver mandate has been completed, the results are then received from the DVLA directly and processed into traffic-light categories as follows: Green – Low risk, clean and up to 4 points Yellow – Medium risk, 4 to 8 points Red – High risk,... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2017

Pioneer sees aftermarket opportunity in convergence of all things

Pioneer sees aftermarket opportunity in convergence of all things Tech giant’s consumer-electronics roots boosts its position to connect the car to the IoT, Ted Cardenas tells Susan Kuchinskas. Pioneer Electronics has long been in the business of expanding the capabilities of cars, with better stereos, navigation systems and backup cameras. It’s eyeing the aftermarket for ADAS and connected-car services, aiming to help the millions of “dumb” cars be better citizens of the internet of things. Of course, Pioneer also is heavily... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2017

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ Tim Cook confirms tech giant is working on ‘autonomous systems’, but is tight-lipped on whether it is making its own vehicle. Apple has shed new light on its top-secret driverless car project, as chief executive Tim Cook described the challenge of building autonomous vehicles as “the mother of all” artificial intelligence projects. Cook said Apple was ploughing resources into developing technology to control driverless vehicles, although he... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2017

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know Tesla is rolling out another Auopilot update this weekend as it inches closer to its most ambitious demonstration yet: an autonomous Tesla driving itself between Los Angeles and New York. Tesla has been rolling out updates to its second-generation Autopilot system, known as Enhance Autopilot, since January. The updates will eventually pave the way for Tesla cars to become fully autonomous later down the road.  Scroll... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2017

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection)

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection) New release available of the NEXYAD software module RoadNex :    . detection of the border of the road, even if there are no markings, even if the border is composed of  objects (cars, pedestrians, motorbikes, construction area, ...) . detection of the free space in front of the car RoadNex is available on the following environments : . Windows, embedded in the asynchronous real time framework RT-MAPS, . Raspberry Linux . Android ... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2017

Japan tests out 'self-driving chairs' that take the pain out of queuing

Japan tests out 'self-driving chairs' that take the pain out of queuing Nissan has adapted its technology to develop chairs that automatically move to the front of a line, eliminating the need for people to stand while queuing. Tokyo may be home to tens of thousands of great places to eat, yet many diners still have to wait patiently in line for a table at the most popular restaurants – until now. Nissan, the Japanese carmaker, has adapted its autonomous technology to develop “self-driving” chairs that not only... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2017

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless The French company NEXYAD has been developing the 1st real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex .A low cost implementation of this technology is proposed to car insurers and fleet managers in order to : . prevent from accident : SafetyNex alerts driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident . record usage and risk profiles for UBI (Usage Based Insurance) See a demo video here... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

China ADAS Forecast

China ADAS Forecast In Europe and the USA, ADAS is no longer exclusive to premium vehicles. Recent Euro NCAP test results show that OEMs are already reacting to the inclusion of ADAS in the five-star rating. It is likely that ADAS fitment for vehicles sold in China will follow a similar trend. China NCAP (C-NCAP) aims to follow the lead of Euro NCAP for its assessment protocol. The organisation is currently studying the feasibility of including active safety technologies as part of their future rating. The possibility of increased... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2017

Self-flying taxi to transport passengers in Dubai

Self-flying taxi to transport passengers in Dubai   An autonomous drone that can transport humans will start ferrying passengers around Dubai this summer.  The head of Dubai's transportation agency said that self-flying taxis would start taking people across the city starting from July. The city will use the Ehang 184 for the airborne service. The Ehang is a drone that can fly without human direction and carry a single passenger and their bag. It can take one person on a journey up to 23 minutes long. ... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2017

Russia takes the fast lane into the world of driverless vehicles

Russia takes the fast lane into the world of driverless vehicles The test drive at FEFU will be held jointly with the company behind the project, Bakulin Motors Group (BMG), reported the university's press office.  Other Russian companies, however, are also deeply involved in the development of autonomous vehicles. For instance, the famous truck maker Kamaz, and the Internet company, Yandex, announced plans to create a driverless buses and cars.   Matryoshka M2B8, a self-driving... [Lire la suite]