17 septembre 2020

Review of news from TESLA

  r   1: The Dojo Neural Net Training Center Tesla is developing a NN training computer called Dojo to process truly vast amounts of video data. 2: Dramatically Better Autopilot “The FSD improvement will come as a quantum leap, because it’s a fundamental architectural rewrite, not an incremental tweak. I drive the bleeding edge alpha build in my car personally. Almost at zero interventions between home & work. Limited public release in 6 to 10 weeks.” says Elon Musk  3. Avoiding Potholes! 4. And Roundabouts!... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2020

Ford partners with Michigan Science Center for interactive AV experience

Ford Motor Company has partnered with the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) to educate the community on the future of transportation, creating MiSci’s first AV exhibit. Built by Ford engineers and developers working closely with MiSci, the installation resembles a vehicle of the future that guests can engage with and explore inside to learn about AVs through interactive displays and a simulation. The exhibit shows how AVs operate and make decisions without a human driver, using data that is collected through 3D maps, cameras, sensors... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2020

Copenhagen welcomes self-driving bus

Holo launched their new pilot project with autonomous buses in copenhagen's Nordhavn district on August 3rd. Despite Covid -19 precautions, the new service had a thrilling start.   The citizens of Copenhagen can look forward to jumping on a self-driving minibus, when the seafront area Nordhavn becomes part of the large EU-funded research and innovation project AVENUE. The self-driving bus will show how new technology can connect an urban area in a safe and sustainable way. Parallel with Luxembourg, Geneva and Lyon,... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2020

ZF launches next-generation ADAS cameras

Among the first ever cameras to offer the capability of a 100-degree horizontal field of view, the S-Cam4.8 represents another important step forward in meeting future Euro NCAP 5-Star Safety Ratings and IIHS Top Safety Pick+ requirements as well as General Safety Regulations that require increasingly stringent test protocols for safety critical systems. “The S-Cam 4.8 will offer ZF customers the opportunity to further refine systems like Automatic Emergency Braking for pedestrians and cyclists while offering best-in-class lane... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2020

Beating Google, Tesla, this startup's self-driving truck is all set to hit Indian roads Read more at: https://economictimes.ind

Beating Google, Tesla, this startup's self-driving truck is all set to hit Indian roads While the global giants may have decided to stay away from the dusty and the pothole-ridden roads of India in their race to be hailed as the pioneers of self-driven technology; a young Bengaluru-based startup believes the chaotic, poorly-kept roads of India are ideal grounds for them to master their self-driving technology."For us, the more chaotic the roads are, the more data we get and the more trained our algorithm becomes. Indian roads are... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2020

About ADAS (Advanced Driving Support System) and AD (Autonomous Driving)

About ADAS (Advanced Driving Support System) and AD (Autonomous Driving) ADAS (Advanced Driving Support System) is a part of a big concept of AD (Autonomous Driving).Autonomous Driving is classified into five levels according to the degree of automation,Levels 1 and 2 are positioned as "driving support", and so-called " Autonomous Driving " which the system judges is Level 3 or higher.ADAS is a "driving support function" to the last, and when a human drives a car.It is a function to support how to avoid accidents and make it... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2020

Autonomous Vehicle Technology May Improve Safety for U.S. Army Convoys Autonomous Vehicle

Autonomous Vehicle Technology May Improve Safety for U.S. Army Convoys   U.S. Army convoys could be made safer for soldiers by implementing autonomous vehicle technology to reduce the number of service members needed to operate the vehicles, according to a new study from the RAND Corporation.   “The Army is interested in autonomous technology because if they can reduce the number of soldiers needed to run a convoy, they can keep soldiers safe,” said Shawn McKay, lead author of the study and a senior... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2020

Designing Human-Machine Interface for Autonomous Vehicles

Designing Human-Machine Interface for Autonomous Vehicles This paper deals with Human-Machine Interface (HMI) design for autonomous vehicles. This automation level involves automated driving phases as well as transition phases where the driver has to reengage in the driving task. Each phase requires an appropriate interface to allow the driver to establish accurate situation awareness. The paper presents a methodology aiming to answer the following questions: what should be displayed, how and when? This methodology relies on the... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

The State of the Self-Driving Car Race 2020

The State of the Self-Driving Car Race 2020 It turns out self-driving cars aren’t dissimilar from self-driving humans: It takes about 16 years for them to be ready for the road. Today, a generation removed from the seminal 2004 Darpa challenge in which the U.S. military launched a fleet of fledgling robot cars across the Mojave Desert, these machines are still trying to get their licenses. It’s taking much longer than initially promised, but analysts expect autonomous vehicles to mature quickly over the next decade. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2020

Emerging trends in the world of autonomous vehicles

Emerging trends in the world of autonomous vehicles The last few years have been favorable for the autonomous vehicle technology. Developing a driverless car has been a shared dream for Google, Apple, Tesla, Uber, and Lyft. For Uber and Lyft, autonomous cars are one of the means of cutting costs. However, saving big bucks are not the only benefits of autonomous cars. Factors such as lowering fuel consumption, reduce CO2 emission, and reduction in congestion are some of the major benefits of autonomous vehicles. According to a... [Lire la suite]