29 juin 2016

June NEXYAD Newsletter issue : SafetyNex leading actor of ADAS safety

June NEXYAD Newsletter issue : SafetyNex leading actor of ADAS safety See on this newsletter the CEO of NEXYAD on a major French TV (BFM TV) interviewed with the CEO ofBMW Group France (talking about the BMW Tech Date)  NEXYAD has been selected by BMW for their module SafetyNex now available on smartphones (Android). SafetyNex is a real time onboard risk assessment module. Yet deployed by insurance companies ! SafetyNex may save driver's life. SafetyNex helps insurance companies to do their pricing knowing how much risk... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2016

Driverless cars could reduce traffic fatalities by up to 90%, says report

Driverless cars could reduce traffic fatalities by up to 90%, says report They’re set to have one of the biggest impacts on public health ever.     A new report has analysed the impact of driverless cars on the incidence of fatal traffic accidents, and say that simply by taking human emotions and errors out of the equation, we could reduce deaths on the road by 90 percent. That’s almost 300,000 lives saved each decade in the US, and a saving of US$190 billion each year in healthcare costs associated with accidents. ... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2016

American Cities Are Nowhere Near Ready for Self-Driving Cars

American Cities Are Nowhere Near Ready for Self-Driving Cars WHEN SELF-DRIVING CARS get here, they’ll make our commutes more efficient and allow us to get the kids to soccer practice without disrupting mom and dad’s work days. They’ll conserve resources, boost mobility for seniors and others who can’t, and make deadly traffic accidents all but disappear. It’s all great stuff. But the impact of self-driving cars will go deeper than even that, according to researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology, who’ve... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2016

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world : accident rates

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world : accident rates   9. Accident rates drop. By midcentury, the penetration of AVs and other ADAS could ultimately cause vehicle crashes in the United States to fall from second to ninth place in terms of their lethality ranking among accident types. Today, car crashes have an enormous impact on the US economy. For every person killed in a motor-vehicle accident, 8 are hospitalized, and 100 are treated and released from emergency rooms. The overall annual cost of... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

Groupement ADAS on a both in Stuttgart at Automotive Vehicle Test & Development

Groupement ADAS on a both in Stuttgart at Automotive Vehicle Test & Development On this picture, Philippe LEBON (INTEMPORA), and Olivier BENEL (NEXYAD) INTEMPORA and NEXYAD are both members of the MOVEO Groupement ADAS. Read more : http://groupementadas.canalblog.com/pages/presentation/29770470.html  
29 avril 2016

The Internet of Cars: What racing ahead with connected vehicles means for UK SMEs

The Internet of Cars: What racing ahead with connected vehicles means for UK SMEs 17 February 2016 · By Alexander Nicholson Belief that driverless vehicles could soon accelerate off the pages of science fiction and into our every day lives has become a serious likelihood for 2016, so we’ve looked at what these means for the UK’s businesses. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, autonomous vehicles were the hot topic as nine major automakers exhibited there. GPU chip maker Nvidia kicked off the week’s... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2016

Autonomous vehicle tests in France

  Autonomous Car: tests will take place on the roads of France European Transport ministers, including French Alain Vidal, want to go further in testing the car without a driver. It is a privilege for now reserved to a few specialists who will soon be open to the uninitiated. "The next step in the testing of autonomous vehicle, is to give the wheel to lambdas users. Read more in french : http://www.journaldunet.com  
28 avril 2016

CONNECTED CAR GUIDE

CONNECTED CAR GUIDE Advanced driver assistance systems Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are additional electronic systems in motor vehicles supporting the driver in certain driving situations. They often focus on safety aspects or on increased driving convenience. Automated driving Automated driving describes the autonomous operation of a computer-controlled vehicle in road traffic. An autonomous vehicle is one that navigates independently (that is, without support from human beings). Such vehicles use various... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2016

How Trust Influences Adoption: Creating Human-Centered Autonomous Vehicles

How Trust Influences Adoption: Creating Human-Centered Autonomous Vehicles   David R. Garcia, University of Central Florida   As vehicle manufacturers race to create consumer vehicles with autonomous features, there are many human factors issues that must be addressed. Namely, issues that contribute to how humans trust vehicles with autonomous features, and how this trust relates to the adoption of these types of vehicles. Choi & Ji (2015) identified the need to further research the roles system transparency,... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2016

Newsletter of NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation : High Tech, ADAS, Autonomous Vehicle & Connected car News

Newsletter of NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation : High Tech, ADAS, Autonomous Vehicle & Connected car News NEXYAD, member of the MOV'EO Groupement ADAS is pleased to publish the issue #8 of their Newletter about Automotive and Transportation. Headlines : . rating of NEXYAD by the rating agency Early Metrics. position paper on onboard risk assessment for insurance companies (pay how you drive, pricing, and loss issues). obstacle detection using ObstaNex BiCam : example on rearvision for vans and trucks. road detection with... [Lire la suite]