25 juin 2015

Jaguar Land Rover Road Safety Research Includes Brain Wave Monitoring To Improve Driver Concentration And Reduce Accidents

Credit : Jaguar The automaker Jaguar is developing a battery of technological innovations to optimize the concentration and well-being of drivers to limit the number of accidents on the roads. These research projects are grouped in a global intiative called Sixth Sense. Among them: a technology from NASA that measures brain waves through the hands. Jaguar Land Rover's pioneering Mind Sense project is researching measuring  brainwaves to monitor driver concentration in the car Researchers are developing a Wellness Seat in a... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2015

Future autonomous driving functions at PSA Peugeot Citroën

In the test center of La Ferte Vidame, an "Innovation" Committee of PSA Peugeot Citroën has presented its leaders and the press a few technological components of its autonomous driving program. The first demonstrator ensures the highway commonly known function highway assistant . It allows the driver to delegate the conduct of his car in monotonous situations on motorways. Thanks to the automated steering control, braking system and powertrain, the vehicle maintains its speed compared to others and moves to the center of the lane.... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2015

New self-driving Google car smaller and even less reliant on human assistance

Only a single person is required in an emergency to take over the more compact car with a detachable steering wheel, gas pedal and brake pedal. The new vehicle was put under some significant stress before Google and the Department of Transportation okayed it to interact with primate-operated vehicles. “We’ve made the car hot, we’ve made the car cold, we’ve done reliability testing, we drive the car through a durability ‘bump track’”, said Google systems engineer Jaime Waydo in a video of the new vehicle the company put out today. ... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2015

Why bad driving will be eliminated by 2020 - and car insurance costs will plummet

Car insurance premiums could be just a fraction of current levels in five years’ time as driverless vehicles are expected to “eliminate bad driving” by 2020. Car insurance premiums could be just a fraction of current levels in five years’ time as driverless vehicles are expected to “eliminate bad driving” by 2020. Deaths and injuries caused by accidents are expected to virtually disappear and whiplash claims and car park disputes, which together account for 94pc of all insurance claims and cost insurers almost £3bn a year,... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2015

Driver assistance systems glossary

Driver assistance systems: These invisible co-pilots help drivers in monotonous or difficult traffic situations. They monitor the car’s surroundings with the help of radar, video, and ultrasonic sensors. They help to steer and brake the car when parking, changing lanes, or sitting in traffic. Driver assistance systems can prevent accidents and are precursors to automated driving. Adaptive cruise control: ACC can accelerate and brake a car autonomously. With the help of a radar sensor, the system maintains both the driver’s chosen... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2015

Meet ADAS Members at the Mov'eo Days June 9th !

We will part of the exhibition show during  the Mov'eo Imagine Mobility  Competitiveness cluster annual convention on June 9th, at the Forum Armand Peugeot, PSA  Poissy , France. More information about the Mov'eoDays : http://moveodays.fr/
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22 mai 2015

Groupement ADAS at the Safety Week in Germany

credit photo Katrin Heyer Nexyad and Intempora were the representatives of the Groupement ADAS at the Safety Week symposium in Aschaffenburg in Germany from 19th to 21st showing its VISION-BASED PERCEPTION KIT FOR PROJECTS OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE. The position paper of the Groupement about ADAS validation methodology and tools was also  presented during the conference cycle.   Credit photo Katrin Heyer
20 mai 2015

A new member for Groupement ADAS: TRANSPOLIS !

ADAS Members are pleased to announce that TRANSPOLIS has officially joined the Groupement ADAS. TRANSPOLIS throught its department ErgOptim is a specialist of user centered design and Human Factors for transports  
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