20 février 2016

NEXYAD EXPLAINS Some insurance companies gave up measuring driver behaviour : Nexyad explains why their settings are ineffective

According to the newspaper ‘Les Echos”, AG Insurance gave up linking driving behavior to accident. For eight months, the insurer has equipped the car of staff members with “smartbox”. Verdict? Nah, nothing interesting linkable to driving style !In 2014, the bank insurer KBC had reached the same conclusion after a test conducted with 150 employees, whose car was equipped with a device provided by TomTom. ” Read more... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2016

Boston Consulting Group : a roadmap to safer driving through Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

On behalf of MEMA, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) analyzed the available ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) technologies and concluded that if every vehicle on the road were equipped with them, the toll taken on society from vehicle accidents could be sharply reduced. Relatively few vehicles on the road today have these systems, however, and their penetration of the market is growing at only two to five percent annually. Since the vast majority of accidents in the United States are caused by driver error, the lack of... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2016

Nissan Shows Fully Autonomous Cars It Plans To Build By 2020

Nissan Shows Fully Autonomous Cars It Plans To Build By 2020 Cars that can drive themselves--under certain circumstances--are increasingly in the news. Even so, Nissan surprised the world with its recent announcement of a program to develop a fully autonomous car by 2020. The Japanese carmaker obviously isn’t the first to experiment with self-driving vehicles, so how will Nissan contribute to the rise of the machines? At the Nissan 360 event in Southern California, executive vice president Andy Palmer said “zero emissions”... [Lire la suite]
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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