12 novembre 2017

Lexus says its new luxury barge will drive itself by 2020

Lexus says its new luxury barge will drive itself by 2020 Lexus is the latest automaker to leap into the fray of highly automated driving, announcingthat its “Highway Teammate” advanced driver assist system (ADAS) will be available in 2020. The system, which offers “automated driving from entrance ramp to exit ramp on motor-vehicle-only roadways,” is featured as part of the sleek, glowing LS+ concept that Lexus is showing off at the Tokyo auto show this week. Highway Teammate will “enable automated merging, lane changes and... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2017

A.I. guardian-angel vehicles will dominate auto industry, says Toyota exec

A.I. guardian-angel vehicles will dominate auto industry, says Toyota exec CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- While much of the media attention around autonomous vehicle technology has been focused on fully self-driving cars, consumers shouldn't expect cars to act like chauffeurs any time soon. The vast majority of mainstream vehicles adopting autonomous driving features will be controlled by advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) or "guardian angels" that learn over time, Gil Pratt, CEO Toyota Research Institute, told reporters and analysts... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2017

Delphi taps three firms to enhance its connected cars, self-driving businesses

Delphi taps three firms to enhance its connected cars, self-driving businesses Delphi announced today a strategic investment, a strategic agreement and a commercial partnership, each one with different companies aimed to develop systems for new cars that can process and transmit data faster in order to enhance its connected cars and self-driving businesses. Valens The tier-one auto supplier revealed a minority investment in Valens, an Israel-based leader in signal processing capability – a key enabler for the expanding... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2017

DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN

DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN Japan has an Olympic dream - that Japan by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be able to amaze the world again by showcasing the future of travel; state-of-the-art self-driving cars. Only days prior to the first Tokyo Olympics in 1964 did the groundbreaking high-speed railway Shinkansen go into service. Shinkansen was able to reduce the duration of the trip between Tokyo and Osaka, Japan’s two main economic centers, by more than 3 hours. The Olympic organizing committee has publicly stated... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2017

ADAS Sensing – Using Thermal Sensing in ADAS Systems

ADAS Sensing – Using Thermal Sensing in ADAS Systems Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) could transform the way we travel and transport goods by road, whilst simultaneously improving safety. ADAS can allow cars to move more efficiently and provide greater freedom of movement to all age groups. At the same time, ADAS can also severely reduce accident rates by eliminating the ever-growing threat of distracted driving and human error. Currently, humans are the decision makers behind the wheel of a car, but with ADAS they may soon... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles?

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles?   The “thing” that made the Smart Turn System the very best self-cancelling turn signal module in the world became the foundation for the future of motorcycles in traffic. One of the main goals of our company is to become a leader in safety gear for motorcycles that will not only make your ride smarter but also to achieve higher standards of communication in traffic. SInce our core business and development are oriented in two-wheelers movement that we can... [Lire la suite]

02 novembre 2017

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry Today’s economies are dramatically changing, triggered by development in emerging markets, the accelerated rise of new technologies, sustainability policies, and changing consumer preferences around ownership. Digitization, increasing automation, and new business models have revolutionized other industries, and automotive will be no exception. These forces are giving rise to four disruptive technology-driven trends in the automotive sector: diverse mobility, autonomous... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2017

Growth Opportunities in the Global Automotive ADAS Market

Growth Opportunities in the Global Automotive ADAS Market The future of the global automotive ADAS market looks promising with opportunities in mid-size cars, large cars, SUVs, and crossovers. The global automotive ADAS market is expected to reach an estimated $29.7 billion by 2022 and it is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% from 2017 to 2022. The major drivers of growth for this market are increasing production of premium and luxury vehicles, advancement in the automotive electronics, stringent government regulations to... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

Combining state-of-the-art IVI systems, Telematics, and ADAS to drive innovation in the connected car

Combining state-of-the-art IVI systems, Telematics, and ADAS to drive innovation in the connected car The Automotive industry is fast drifting to newer segments with consumers expecting a greater range of connected services and enhanced driving experiences. The long-awaited realization of widespread vehicle connectivity brings various challenges such as: Design & implementation of a proprietary IVI Growing ECUs causing cost/efficiency challenges Revenue with mobility services Unavailability of test scenarios for ADAS... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

Common car Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems and the impact on your car insurance

Common car Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems and the impact on your car insurance In a recent article, we took a look at car safety ratings and their impact on insurance. Truth be told, in many cases when people start looking for a new car, especially those with a family, the vehicle's safety will be among the most important things considered. In recent years we have seen smart technologies employed in cars with increasing frequency, especially when it comes to safety. Here we take a look at the most commonly requested... [Lire la suite]