05 décembre 2015

Toyota promises driverless cars on roads by 2020

Toyota has become the latest car manufacturer to test a driverless vehicle on a public road. The car, a modified Lexus GS, was tested on Tokyo's Shuto Expressway, where it carried out a range of automated manoeuvres. These included merging into highways, changing lanes and keeping inter-vehicular distance. Toyota said it aimed to launch related products "by around 2020", when Tokyo is due to host the Olympic Games. To read more : http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34464450
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04 décembre 2015

Google’s Driverless Cars Are Cruising the Streets of California

Some say they look like koalas. Others say they’re the smiling face of the future. And if you live in California, you’re already sharing the road with them. Google had told the world that its line of itty-bitty self-driving vehicles was poised to hit the roads in summer. Well, they’re here. Last week, a few prototype vehicles started cruising around Mountain View, Calif., and the folks at Google are eager to see how the public receives them. The Next Step Although the self-driving cars are out of the garage and onto the roadways,... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2015

RoadNex v2.2 Road Detection – Scooter passing by in City Traffic

RoadNex v2.2 Road Detection – Scooter passing by in City Traffic RoadNex v2.2 Scooter passing by in City Traffic RoadNex v2.2 Road Detection – Scooter passing by in City Traffic RoadNex detecting the lane on the road with or without markings. Here, see the red line that reduces with scooters and cars; and the red surface highlighted which stops with scooters and cars, telling us it's not road anymore, so detecting obstacles in negative. The green Arrow shows the possible direction to follow. Nexyad provides modules for ADAS... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

Why Would Apple Make an Electric Car, Not a Driverless One?

Apple is doubling down on developing an electric car, and has assigned a 2019 ship-date to its secret automotive project, code-named Titan, according to a report this week in The Wall Street Journal. The latest news builds on earlier reports that indicate Apple is increasingly committed to entering the car market at a time when many believe the industry faces unprecedented disruption. Earlier this year, Apple lawyers met with officials at California's Department of Motor Vehicles and Apple engineers quietly scoped out a 2,100-acre... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2015

Tesla’s Cars Now Drive Themselves, Kinda

Tonight, Tesla makes its cars autonomous. Well, semi-autonomous. And it did it with an over-the-air update, effectively making tens of thousands of cars already sold to customers way better. There are two things to talk about here. There’s the small story about the features and what the upgrade actually looks like and how it works. That’s a good place to start: This is the biggest change to the visual display of the Model S and X ever. There are new instrument panels, app windows are larger and take up more of the 17-inch... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2015

Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, and BMW Continue to Dominate ADAS Market

According to ABI Research, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, and BMW continue to comprise the top three players in the consumer Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market. They outperform competitors either in terms of the degree and significance of their innovation, or in how effectively they make their systems available to consumers – sometimes in both. As mass-market OEMs have strived to offer affordable ADAS solutions to their customers, luxury brands have sought to distinguish themselves either by increasing the sophistication of... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2015

Research and Markets: Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market 2012-2016

Research and Markets: Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market 2012-2016 with General Motor Co., Robert Bosch GmbH, Takata Corp., and Toyota Motor Corp Dominating : The analysts forecast the Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market to grow at a CAGR of 22.59 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of safety measures. The Global ADAS market has also been witnessing the increasing deployment of ADAS in low-cost cars. However, ADAS... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2015

Japan’s views on Automated Driving

Japan’s views on Automated Driving : roadmap of automated driving (autonomous car) in Japan, including adas validation, field operational test, connected car / intelligent car technical issues, by Takashi NAONO :  https://www2.unece.org/wiki/download/attachments/17760916/03_Japan%E2%80%99s%20views%20on%20Automated%20Driving%20rev.pdf?api=v2  
27 novembre 2015

Call for Paper : 2nd International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems

The purpose of the 2nd International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) is to bring together engineers, researchers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems.This conference focuses on innovative applications, tools and platforms in all technology areas such as signal processing, wireless communications, informatics and electronics, related to different kinds of vehicles, including cars, off-road... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2015

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2016

Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2016 Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2016 will bring together the world’s leading engineers in the field of autonomous vehicle research, testing, validation and development. The conference will be held in Stuttgart alongside Automotive Testing Expo 2016, the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to new vehicle development and testing To read more :  http://www.autonomousvehiclesymposium.com/