01 décembre 2014

New Toshiba image-recognition processors for ADAS; night-time predestrian detection and 3D reconstruction

Toshiba Corporation will expand its line-up of image-recognition processors for automotive applications with the launch of the TMPV760 series. Sample shipments of the first device, TMPV7608XBG, will start in January 2015, with mass production scheduled for December 2016 onwards. With TMPV7608XBG, Toshiba is supporting the realization of next-generation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Support for standard ADAS features includes AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking); TSR (Traffic Sign Recognition); LDW (Lane Departure Warning)... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2014

Fatigue sensor: When EPFL innovates

Fatigue and drowsy driving are often the cause of accidents of traffic. Several drowsiness detection systems already been tested in practice. EPFL innovates in this area: a student recently proposed a fatigue detection algorithm based on video the analysis of eye closure. A prototype will be tested in terms actual driving. La fatigue et la somnolence au volant sont bien souvent à l’origine d’accidents de la circulation. Plusieurs systèmes de détection de la somnolence ont déjà été testés dans la pratique. L’EPFL innove dans ce... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2014

Meet us at the CESA 3.0 - Congress on Automotive Electronic Systems 3&4th of December - Paris - Le Beffroi de Montrouge

The ADAS members will present their Demo Car in the exhibition hall and will take a speech during the show. Come and meet us ! More information: http://www.sia.fr/evenement_detail_cesa_automotive_electronics_welcome_1213.htm
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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]