26 avril 2016

The HMI for Automated Vehicle Report 2015-16

The HMI for Automated Vehicle Report 2015-16 Industry Overview The report looks into the role of HMI in facilitating driver engagement, car-to-driver communication and car-to-driver takeover of control. This is key for two main reasons: As the autonomous technology is not ready to handle all driving conditions, the driver will be required to take control in certain situations, hence HMI and the User Interface are crucial to ensure the driver’s contextual awareness (i.e. keep the driver/user engaged enough in the driving task and... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2016

Assess the Impact of advanced Driver Assistance Systems on Insurance Liability and Pricing in the Short and Long Term

  The entire motor insurance industry is very aware that driver assistance technologies help reduce the number of accidents on the roads. Insurers increasingly ask what risks and opportunities are presented by current and future technologies.     Driverless Technologies Insurance 2016 is the result of extensive consultation with motor insurance experts from across the UK and Europe.  To read more : http://www.actuarialpost.co.uk/article/driverless-technologies-insurance-2016-8984.htm
24 avril 2016

Rollkers skates designed to help you 'walk twice as fast'

Rollkers skates designed to help you 'walk twice as fast' Have you ever strolled along a moving walkway and thought to yourself: "if only I could always walk this fast"? Well Rollkers has just the thing for you. At CES in Las Vegas, the company is showing off what it calls the first "electronic under shoe", which allows you to walk up to twice as fast as you can do using the traditional leg-only method. The somewhat bizzare rollerskate-type shoes is still at concept stage, but WIRED.co.uk took a look at a prototype to try and... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2016

5 Connected Car Trends Affecting Every OEM

5 Connected Car Trends Affecting Every OEM For the first time in history, true connected cars are becoming a reality. According to Telefonica’s Connected Car Industry Report 2014, “The connected car will achieve mass-market penetration in the next few years: the overall number of vehicles with built-in connectivity will increase from 10% of the overall market today to 90% by 2020.” OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers are making our cars smarter than ever before, enhancing the driving experience with infotainment, safety, and security... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2016

pictures of NEXYAD and INTEMPORA at Connected Car Insurance

  Short news : see picture of NEXYAD and INTEMPORA (members of the MOV'EO Groupement ADAS) on their both at Connected Car Insurance in London last week : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=2078  
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22 avril 2016

European Commission vision on mobility in urban traffic

European Commission vision on mobility in urban traffic The EU recognises that urban transport plays a fundamental role in meeting the objectives of economic competitiveness, social cohesion and sustainable growth. In accordance with the subsidiarity principle, the EU is supporting local governments in tackling mobility issues which form common patterns across Europe. Demand for passenger and freight transport is constantly increasing in cities and towns, contributing to congestion, pollution, and traffic accidents. Combating... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2016

GM buys self-driving car kit startup Cruise, plans to use tech to make driverless cars

GM buys self-driving car kit startup Cruise, plans to use tech to make driverless cars Posted Mar 11, 2016 by Sarah Buhr (@sarahbuhr) General Motors (GM) announced today it plans to snap up Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based startup making sensors that turn regular vehicles into ones that can drive themselves, for an undisclosed sum. The move is part of a big bet for GM in the driverless car industry as several of the major car manufacturers are now racing to implement this type of... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2016

Renault and Nissan to bring 10 self-driving cars to market within next 4 years

Renault and Nissan to bring 10 self-driving cars to market within next 4 years by John Kennedy 8 JAN 2016   Self-driving cars will hit the streets sooner than you think and Renault and Nissan have revealed they plan to launch more than 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology in the next four years. The Renault-Nissan Alliance – the world’s fourth largest car group – said the technology will be installed on mainstream, mass-market cars at affordable prices. The new cars will launch in Europe, the US, Japan and China... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2016

Road detection robustness demonstration (module RoadNex)

Road detection robustness demonstration (module RoadNex) The company NEXYAD, member of the MOVEO Groupement ADAS, has been developing a road detection software module called RoadNex. Here is a demo of robustness : compare to the road detection system that you are currently testing for your cars ... Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3IGAZ9FDJg   To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?page_id=412  
18 avril 2016

Autonomous truck cleared to drive on US roads for the first time

Autonomous truck cleared to drive on US roads for the first time The next big thing in autonomous vehicles really is big. At a ceremony at the Hoover Dam last Wednesday, automotive manufacturer Daimler unveiled a self-driving truck – the first to be cleared to drive on US roads. For the freight industry, the Inspiration Truck holds the promise of a future with fewer accidents, lower fuel costs and well-rested drivers. Over the past few years, autonomous trucks have drawn the attention of companies that repeatedly use the same... [Lire la suite]
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