21 septembre 2017

Are Driverless Cars An Auto Insurance Train Wreck?

Are Driverless Cars An Auto Insurance Train Wreck? Auto Insurers May Welcome Autonomous Cars as Accident Rates Fall Autonomous cars won’t eliminate auto-insurance premiums, even if they prove safer than human drivers, since accidents aren’t the only risk vehicles face. Auto fatalities are down 23% from 2006 to 2013, even as premiums climbed 9.8% to $186 billion and underwriting margins fell to negative 1.1% from 6.1%. Like other vehicles, autonomous cars would face perils such as storms and misuse, while complex liability... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2017

Smartphones, ADAS and the connected car

Smartphones, ADAS and the connected car Forget expensive pedestrian avoidance systems using embedded cameras and radars.   A new system being developed by General Motors explores how pedestrians’ smartphones could be used to alert drivers to potential collisions. And the broader automotive community is taking note. Automakers like Volvo and Toyota have unveiled pedestrian detection in the last few years, but those systems are based on refinements to in-car accident avoidance systems, such as vehicle-embedded cameras and... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2017

Course Academic Chair : collaboration between MOVEO Groupement ADAS and INSA Rouen

Course Academic Chair : collaboration between MOVEO Groupement ADAS and INSA Rouen Groupement ADAS startups and SMEs send their expert to INSA Rouen to teach industrial ADAS aspects to future engineers of INSA Rouen Here is Gerard YAHIAOUI, CEO of NEXYAD, presenting 4 ADAS software modules (perception of the environment, and risk estimation) and focusing on the notion of real time risk assessment for car mobility, and all the applications (presentation of the module SafetyNex) : . insurance and fleets prevention programs, and UBI ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2017

A ROADMAP TO SAFER DRIVING THROUGH ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS

A ROADMAP TO SAFER DRIVING THROUGH ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS 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 market is growing at only two to five percent annually. Since the vast majority of... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2017

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference here about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking. The series of discussions brought together leaders in the world of driving assistance technology, the trucking industry, original equipment manufacturers, media, and insurers to talk about the current state of ADAS and how it could most effectively be... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2017

The Next Wave in Safety: Crash Avoidance Technology

The Next Wave in Safety: Crash Avoidance Technology Compared with how fast the IT industry is evolving, traditionally, auto manufacturers have typically been slower at incorporating advanced safety technology in new models. However, in recent years, automakers have made a complete shift and now focus on technology and data to drive innovation and safety strategy for the future. It’s not only a mission for them, but a quest to be the first in releasing new safety technology like crash avoidance. New technology like crash... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2017

The ADAS Horizon Concept : electronic horizon for ADAS (ADASIS)

The ADAS Horizon Concept : electronic horizon for ADAS (ADASIS) As a predictive sensor, digital maps enable drivers to anticipate the road ahead, effectively extending their horizon beyond what is immediately visible and thereby contributing to safer, smarter and cleaner mobility. [Aisin AW] Since its founding in 1969, Aisin AW has placed emphasis on quality and innovation and endeavored to develop products that bring satisfaction to our customers under our corporate principle of "Quality Supremacy". We have grown to establish... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

ADAS is the driverless car’s eyes on the future

ADAS is the driverless car’s eyes on the future Autonomous may be set to change the world but ADAS has to be perfect first, as Brendan McNally reports. [Auto.McNally.2016.03.31] With the World fixated, as it is, on driverless cars, it is a little odd so little attention ever gets paid to its constituent technologies, known collectively as ADAS. While the prophets of the automotive space, predict driverless cars will be the most disruptive technology ever to come down the pike, the same somehow cannot be said of automatic cruise... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 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]
09 septembre 2017

Sensor Fusion and Data Fusion for ADAS and driverless vehicle

Sensor Fusion and Data Fusion for ADAS and driverless vehicle The French High-Tech startup NEXYAD recently presented their module SafetyNex. SafetyNex is a real time driving risk assessment system. Of course, Driving Risk makes everyone think of car insurance and fleet management. And it is a natural application (deployment has already started). But it is important to note that Driving Risk is also a key notion for ADAS and Driverless car. Indeed, Driving Risk happens when there is no adequation between Driving Behaviour and Diving... [Lire la suite]