16 octobre 2014

Toyota developing radical 3-D Head-Updisplay for production

Toyota’s 3-D HUD is a step forward on the path to intelligent cars that help drivers avoid daily-driving hardships. No special viewing goggles are required. Like the 2-D HUDs available in the Toyota Prius and several Lexus models, the 3-D demonstrator we recently experienced provides a clear windshield image that causes no headache or eyestrain. In addition to the usual car-speed information, this gizmo provides navigation assistance and traffic-hazard alerts. For example, turn arrows appear to align with the exact spot where you need... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2014

M2M : the business model for connected car

Connected cars -- vehicles augmented with Internet-connected intelligent systems and services -- are driving into the fast lane. The number of connected cars is increasing rapidly: Not only are self driving cars set to become legal in the UK from 2015 (as they are already in parts of the US), but analysts expect the market to be worth €39 billion by 2018. So, what do connected cars offer the enterprise? Les voitures connectées - Véhicules intégrant des systèmes et services intelligents connectés à Internet - se développent à grande... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2014

The Connected Car Will Affect Your Car Insurance

Car insurance rates and premiums have always been based on “the group” - age group, gender group, city group, vehicle type group, and so on. For years, insurance companies have been grouping drivers based on statistical and demographic data in an attempt to estimate the likelihood of any one driver getting into an accident. Which makes sense, if static data is all you have, but what if insurance companies could estimate the likelihood of any one driver getting into an accident by knowing exactly how that one driver drives? Switching... [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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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

Sony wants to equip autonomous cars with high-tech optical sensor

According to Nikkei, the Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a technology to equip the cameras of future autonomous vehicles.  A ten times light-sensitive sensor that existing technologies. According to the Japanese business daily Nikkei, Japan's Sony have developed this new technology to "sharpen" the gaze of cameras for automobiles. Sony sensor will notament better detection of objects in a dark environment. Selon Nikkei, le géant de l'électronique japonais Sony a développé une technologie de pointe pour équiper les... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2014

"The empty car convoy" : the latest Hyundai Big show to promote its semi-autonomous vehicle

Last year, Volvo Trucks has set a new standard for commercials automobiles with his incredible movie starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Hyundai has created in the same way a global buzz with its campaign "The empty car convoy" involving half a dozen stunt. Gradually, they leave the cabin and leave their Genesis behave herself ... One way to stage the many embedded technologies: the "smart cruise control" system of automatic emergency braking and radar detection of white lines. Equipment that will be on board for future brand models. ... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2014

Airbus imagines a plane without a windshield...but equipped with screens

Airbus has patented a cockpit of a new type, with no direct view of the outside environment. The aircraft would fly only through screens, and the cockpit is no longer necessarily find at the front of the unit. Airbus a breveté une cabine de pilotage d'un nouveau type, sans vision directe sur l'environnement extérieur. L'avion se piloterait uniquement via des écrans, et le poste de pilotage ne se trouverait plus nécessairement à l'avant de l'appareil. Read more... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2014

The connected car, Part 2: Wired for wireless - it's all business

The connected car is a battlefield among technology purveyors fighting to get their hardware plugged into the vehicle's network bus. Open source technology is becoming a key contender. OEMs are sorting through a garage full of options from versions of embedded Linux to the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) distro and the Android car platform La voiture connectée est un champ de bataille entre les fournisseurs de technologie qui se battent pour obtenir leur matériel branché sur le bus de réseau du véhicule. La technologie open source... [Lire la suite]