09 octobre 2017

One in five car fleets don’t have ADAS checks in place

One in five car fleets don’t have ADAS checks in place Fleet knowledge of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) systems and how to ensure they are correctly used to enhance driver safety is failing to keep up with industry adoption of the technology.   Autoglass research of 250 British fleet managers found that just over a third (34%) of the vehicles in car and van fleets have some ADAS-enabled safety features, such as autonomous emergency braking and lane deviation warnings. In total 29% of all car fleets and 40% of all... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems + Telematics = Improved Driver Safety

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems + Telematics = Improved Driver Safety Imagine being able to warn drivers of upcoming dangers on the road before they arise, all the while capturing this data to inform a broader driver monitoring and improvement program. What was once a futuristic idea is now reality thanks to the convergence of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and telematics. ADAS were designed to supplement a driver’s ability to operate their vehicle safely on a day-to-day basis.  Typically an ADAS system will use... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2017

Here's how A.I. is about to make your car really smart

Here's how A.I. is about to make your car really smart The number of intelligence (A.I.) systems used in infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) systems will jump from 7 million in 2015 to 122 million by 2025, according to a new IHS Technology report. IHS's Automotive Electronics Roadmap Report found the install rate of A.I.-based systems in new vehicles was just 8% in 2015, and the vast majority were focused on speech recognition, according to IHS. However, that number is forecast to rise to 109% in... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2017

Toyota, Segway Inventor to Develop Better Wheelchairs

Toyota, Segway Inventor to Develop Better Wheelchairs Chicago: Toyota Motor Corp said it will work with DeanKamen, inventor of the Segwayhuman transporter, to develop advanced wheelchairs for disabled people and aging populations worldwide.The agreement announced Saturday gives the world's largest automaker a licence to use balancing technology that Kamen has installed in prior generations of wheelchairs for medical rehabilitative therapy and other purposes. The agreement will also help Kamen introduce a new version... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

New release of the computer vision based obstacle detection module ObstaNex (by NEXYAD)

New release of the computer vision based obstacle detection module ObstaNex (by NEXYAD) ObstaNex can be integrated by OEMs into their ADAS or perception dor driverless car systems. Read informarion : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/  
02 octobre 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Take Control in the Car

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Take Control in the Car ADAS Stands for Safety Of these three elements, safer cars are the most important to many car consumers. Automakers devote millions of dollars to developing and promoting safety features, which help differentiate their vehicles and can generate sales. Now that features such as seatbelts, airbags and crumple zones have become as common as cupholders, safety innovations are growing more complex. An example of this is the rapidly expanding category of safety features known as... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2017

Turbulence ahead The future of general insurance

Turbulence ahead The future of general insurance General insurance, it will surprise no one to hear, is a risk-averse business. The resulting lag in innovation has led to a growing gap between customer expectations and insurers’ ability to fulfill them. The industry is now ripe for disruption. In the report Deloitte developed with The Forum, we made a bold prediction about insurance: • While retail banking will experience the most imminent effect of disruption, the greatest impact of disruption is likely to be felt in the insurance... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2017

The path to a driverless future

The path to a driverless future As vehicles become more automated, the need to trust the technology behind the wheel is crucial. HERE Highly Automated Driving (HAD) is our way of making autonomous driving not just a reality, but also a safer and more human-friendly experience. As leaders in location technology, HERE is at the forefront of leveraging artificial intelligence to produce the mapping solutions needed for autonomous driving.   Read more... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2017

Auto Aftermarket Readies for Tech Advances

Auto Aftermarket Readies for Tech Advances The automotive industry is on the cusp of a revolution. Hardly a day goes by without a headline about advanced driver assistance technology and fully autonomous vehicles— and in April electric vehicle maker Tesla overtook General Motors by market capitalization. With ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft, the entire business model of the transportation industry is changing. For now, at least, all that technology is having limited impact on investments in the aftermarket,... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

Vehicle safety regulations and ADAS: tensions between law and technology

ADAS Safety Focus: Around View Systems Automobile safety has driven several key innovations over the years from anti-lock brakes to airbags. German automakers have been first to leverage many of the most advanced technologies to improve driver safety and the overall driving experience. For example, German vehicles were the first to offer active lane keeping assist, which introduces a vibration to the steering wheel when the driver veers from his lane. Then came side assist radar to help drivers safely change lanes. It alerts the... [Lire la suite]