21 juillet 2017

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection)

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection) New release available of the NEXYAD software module RoadNex :    . detection of the border of the road, even if there are no markings, even if the border is composed of  objects (cars, pedestrians, motorbikes, construction area, ...) . detection of the free space in front of the car RoadNex is available on the following environments : . Windows, embedded in the asynchronous real time framework RT-MAPS, . Raspberry Linux . Android ... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2017

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless The French company NEXYAD has been developing the 1st real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex .A low cost implementation of this technology is proposed to car insurers and fleet managers in order to : . prevent from accident : SafetyNex alerts driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident . record usage and risk profiles for UBI (Usage Based Insurance) See a demo video here... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

China ADAS Forecast

China ADAS Forecast In Europe and the USA, ADAS is no longer exclusive to premium vehicles. Recent Euro NCAP test results show that OEMs are already reacting to the inclusion of ADAS in the five-star rating. It is likely that ADAS fitment for vehicles sold in China will follow a similar trend. China NCAP (C-NCAP) aims to follow the lead of Euro NCAP for its assessment protocol. The organisation is currently studying the feasibility of including active safety technologies as part of their future rating. The possibility of increased... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2017

The deployment of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in Europe

The deployment of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in Europe Road transport is an essential service in society, but the burden of traffic crashes and Pollution is immense. European data show that road accidents in the EU countries cause about 250,000 seriously injured people every year, with 28,000 fatalities in 2012 (Kearns & Kidd, 2013). US data in addition, illustrate that automobile crashes led to 34,080 fatalities in 2012 (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2013), where about 90% of the cases were... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2017

Hitachi Automotive Systems' ADAS ECU is being used on Nissan's new Serena

Hitachi Automotive Systems' ADAS ECU is being used on Nissan's new Serena Tokyo, December 12, 2016 ---Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.(“Hitachi Automotive Systems”) today announced that its ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) ECU (Electronic Control Unit) is being used on the new Serena that Nissan Motor Corporation launched in August, 2016. The Nissan Serena had already been equipped with a number of advanced safety technologies, and the new Serena adds to that with ProPILOT, Nissan's driver support technology that can... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

Advanced driver-assistance systems: Challenges and opportunities ahead

Advanced driver-assistance systems: Challenges and opportunities ahead Demand for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)—those that help with monitoring, warning, braking, and steering tasks—is expected to increase over the next decade, fueled largely by regulatory and consumer interest in safety applications that protect drivers and reduce accidents. For instance, both the European Union and the United States are mandating that all vehicles be equipped with autonomous emergency-braking systems and forward-collision warning... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2017

Japanese car manufacturers starting to concentrate on strengthening the ADAS system

Japanese car manufacturers starting to concentrate on strengthening the ADAS system In summer of 2016 the Japanese car manufacturers have strengthened their mass production of the ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System). Among them, Nissan is the most aggressive manufacturer. Nissan's autonomous driving system is named “ProPILOT”. The new Nissan “SERENA” is the first vehicle to adopt the “ProPILOT”. The autonomous driving system in the SERENA is currently just for same lane automatic driving. Nissan includes the advanced ADAS... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2017

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts The move towards self-driving cars is relentless and China as the world’s largest auto market and a leader in internet technologies wants to be at the cutting edge of this revolution. That self-driving cars is a huge potential market seems clear. On March 3, 2017, IHS Markit, the leading automobile market intelligence firm, published its latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Applications and Sensors Report[1]. This report noted that the global ADAS market is set to... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

A ROADMAP TO SAFER DRIVING THROUGH ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS

A ROADMAP TO SAFER DRIVING THROUGH ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS The Boston Consulting Group for the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association 1 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... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2017

Tesla was just the beginning: Introducing the connected car landscape

Until 2012, there had been no significant changes within the automobile industry for 15 years. But 2012 marked an inflection point from which myriad innovative opportunities emerged. Tesla showed us the power of a truly connected car with API’s that could remotely access a vehicle’s data and fix issues with over-the-air updates. Self-driving cars also became a tangible reality, with Google and Delphi demonstrating prototypes across America. Since then, in just a four-year period, the connected car... [Lire la suite]
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