01 septembre 2014

How we gave sight to the Mercedes Robotic Car

Radar is theKey to Mercedes Benz's autonomous car. It is August 2013, and we are sitting in what looks like a standard S-Class Mercedes, nosing through traffic in a small town in southern Germany. The streets are narrow and jam-packed with cars, and pedestrians are everywhere. Yet nobody has a hand on the wheel, and nobody has a foot anywhere near the pedals. Still, you can’t fault the driving: This car is in charge of itself. Le radar est l'élement clé de la voiture autonome de Mercedes Benz. Nous sommes en  Août 2013, et nous... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2014

Connected Car Manufacturers Embracing Big Data

In today’s connected world, cars have changed and so have their owners. Big data analytics have transformed driver experiences, capturing real-time data insights from inside and outside of vehicles to improve driver safety, vehicle services and improve the driving experience. With the connected car market reaching $130 billion US dollars by 2019 (Smart Mobility Management), it is no surprise that auto manufacturers are rapidly adopting connected car technology and embedding it within their vehicles. GM recently announced that it... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2014

Wall Sreet love This gadget That's Bringing The World Closer To Self-Driver Cars - Here's How It Works !

Wall Street has collectively decided that a software firm called Mobileye now stands at the vanguard of firms investors should look to to invest in the self-driving car revolution.  Mobileye was the largest-ever IPO (Initial Public Offering) by an Israeli firm, raising $890 million at a valuation of over $7.5 billion, according to the Times Of Israel. Shares are up 12% since its August 1, 2014 debut, and climbed 8% Tuesday. Wall Street a collectivement décidé que l'entreprise de logiciels appelée Mobileye se situe maintenant à... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2014

OpenXC: The platform that drives Ford on the connected car

Non-production and open-source designed to attract the best developers to create projects using the data of vehicles in real-time hardware and software platform, OpenXC program provides access to more than 15 data types. Data on speed, engine rpm, fuel level, the use of equipment such as windshield wipers or door openings can be used by developers, as does any other data sources on a smartphone, tablet or internet application.An example of the potential OpenXC: a Ford engineer, Zac Nelson, used the platform to design a control gearbox... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2014

Changement à la tete de la strategie High-Tech chez continental

Ever since it went public with its self-driving car in 2010, Google Inc. has often been the one snapping up outside talent to bring autonomous cars closer to reality.German supplier Continental AG turned the tables last week by picking off Seval Oz, Google's head of global strategic partnerships for self-driving cars, to lead a new "intelligent" transportation project in Silicon Valley. Depuis qu'il a rendu publique sa voiture autonome en 2010, Google Inc. a souvent été celui qui a su attiré les talents pour amener les voitures... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2014

Use your Iphone to start your Tesla Model S

According to 9to5Mac website, Tesla is working on an update to the firmware of its Model S, to allow the vehicle to start ... with an iPhone. Automakers and smartphone manufacturers are working on bringing the two worlds. Vehicles and phones now share the same operating systems and exchange more information. Tesla, the American manufacturer of luxury electric sedans, wants a leader in this movement. Selon le site 9to5Mac, Tesla planche sur une mise à jour du firmware de son Model S, afin de permettre le démarrage du véhicule... avec... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2014

Connected car: Volvo and Mercedes postpone to 2015 the integration of Apple Carplay

Announced for the end of the year, Apple embedded system will not be available until 2015 on Volvo and Mercedes models. Among the manufacturers which were also committed to providing the Carplay first, only Hyundai confirms to provide an update with this system on its Sonata by late 2014. In the race connected car race Apple could be then overtaken by Google, which had also announced that its Android Auto would be available for the end of 2014. Annoncé pour la fin d'année, le système embarqué d'Apple ne sera pas disponible avant... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2014

ADAS Groupment at the Vision leading world trade fair for machine vision

ADAS Groupment  was part of the Vision international show in Stuttgart from November the 4th to 6th 2014). ADAS members representatives were be GlobalSensing Technologies (GST) , Intempora and Nexyad.    
21 août 2014

Google's autonomous cars can exceed the speed limit...and happily !

According to an engineer working on the project "Google car", future autonomous vehicles to the American giant will be able to exceed 16 km / h speed limit allowed. What panic just over an already fearful-public about  the arrival of the first passenger driverless car even if this predisposition was actually to strengthen security on board public.! D'après un ingénieur travaillant sur le projet "Google car", les futurs véhicules autonomes du géant américain seront capables de dépasser de 16 km/h la vitesse limite autorisée.... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2014

Survey sees Automotive sensor market hitting $35.78 billion by 2022

The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) has lowered the price of sensor technology to the point where it can be deployed virtually anywhere with unlimited scale. Farmers can now track each livestock the same way high-tech companies are able to monitor complex technology. These sensors are bringing everything together as part of the Internet of Things (IoT) by connecting infrastructures, homes, wearable technologies and the vehicles we drive. A new report projects the automotive sensor market to grow at a compound annual growth rate... [Lire la suite]
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