20 octobre 2015

Electric cars with automation support sustainability !

Volvo is getting ready to provide safe mobility in a 2017 test program for completely distracted driving on a 30 mile ring road in Gothenberg, Sweden. This movie explains what happens if the driver's attention cannot be gained. The video describes the technology solution Volvo Cars has choosen to their autonomous test fleet within the Drive Me project. The video consists of running footage of a Drive Me test car and animations of the different sensors and functionalities. With voiceover. Drive Me is a unique large-scale autonomous... [Lire la suite]

12 octobre 2015

REAL TIME ONBOARD RISK ESTIMATION CORRELATED WITH ROAD ACCIDENT

REAL TIME ONBOARD RISK ESTIMATION CORRELATED WITH ROAD ACCIDENT : AN ENTIRELY SOLVED PROBLEM AND A PRODUCT ALREADY AVAILABLE FOR DEPLOYMENT by NEXYAD   INTRODUCTION Measuring road safety in the context experienced by the driver is a topic of interest for several activities : . car manufacturers, who can inform the driver of potential dangers . autonomous vehicle developers who need to prove that the driving actually minimizes risk of accident. . fleet managers and insurance companies who wish to measure the risk taken by... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2015

How Google’s self-driving cars may handle the toughest situations

Left-hand turns are one of the tougher things drivers have to do. They result in far more accidents than right-hand turns, and have been called “the bane of traffic engineers.” The challenge of turning left holds for self-driving cars, too. A Google patent application that was published online last week details a system to assist its self-driving vehicles in difficult situations, such as certain left-hand turns. Google describes how its self-driving vehicles could reach out to a remote assistant to advise on situations such... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2015

MOBILEYE has a new competitor: NEXYAD

The monopolistic position of the Israeli society could be threaten by the French high tech provider NEXYAD. A serious new competitor which promises in the field of onboard camera management algorithms. Meeting with  the French engineers.. Read more (in french) :  http://www.journalauto.com/…/mobileye-a-de-la-co…/6/services
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21 septembre 2015

Onboard road safety/risk Measurement correlated to accidents

Onboard road safety/risk Measurement correlated to accidents : How to use SafetyNex V2.1 for Insurance applications, and for Automotive applications (ADAS & autonomous vehicle) by Nexyad   INTRODUCTION: Description of 2.1 SafetyNex SafetyNex is a software module proposed by the French company NEXYAD. This module aims to match the driving style (acceleration, vehicle speed) with the danger characteristics of infrastructure. SafetyNex development started in 2001 and benefited from three national collaborative research... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2015

Mobileye Offers Alternative Route to Google’s Driverless Future

   Ziv Aviram regularly drives part of the 42-mile (67 kilometer) stretch to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem with no hands. Gliding through traffic along Highway 1, the car slows and accelerates independently as Aviram focuses on his iPhone. The on-board chips and software that allow the chief executive officer of Mobileye NV to check e-mail and read news while his Audi A7 cruises at highway speeds will reach consumers for the first time this year, he said, declining to identify the automaker. Three more manufacturers will... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2015

Délégation de conduite : les éléments clés

Délégation de conduite : les éléments clés d’un système de perception artificielle.    Article du 2 Septembre 2015   Auteurs : Gérard YAHIAOUI et Pierre DA SILVA DIAS  INTRODUCTION L’industrie automobile commence à proposer des systèmes d’aide à la conduite, et envisage de proposer dans un avenir proche des systèmes de délégation de conduite partielle ou totale.  Les cas qui seront traités en premier peuvent être par exemple : . La conduite sur autoroute, où le nombre d’événements... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2015

Visibility measurement for ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle

Visibility measurement for ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle by NEXYAD Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), and partial or total delegation of car control systems will integrate more and more cameras. Those cameras are used to capture video and images are inputs for obstacle detection algorithms, road detection algorithms, detection of pedestrians systems, ...  However, a camera can "see" only under certain conditions, and the algorithms used to exploit image need a certain level of image quality. It is possible that some... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2015

Freescale Accelerates Its Solutions for Crashless and Autonomous Vehicles with the Acquisition of CogniVue

Purchase of leading image cognition processing IP provider drives innovation in the growing automotive vision space AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To solidify its strong position in solutions for the autonomous vehicles/advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) market, Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today announced the acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based CogniVue Corporation, a leading developer of image cognition IP for automotive and consumer applications. Freescale has established a market-leading position through... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2015

Nexyad Newsletter #4 september 2015

Validation Database New Road Detection & Road SafetyNEXYAD tools for ADAS  To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=973