10 juillet 2016

Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences

Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences Between the buzz over self-driving cars at CES 2016 and the Obama administration's announcement to invest almost $4 billion in autonomous vehicle research over the next 10 years, the race to create the best self-driving car has never been hotter. And, the rise of self-driving cars is going to have a major impact on businesses and professionals. Automated vehicles could replace corporate fleets for deliveries or transporting employees, for example.... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2016

BMW Seeks Partners in Race to Build Self-Driving Car’s Brain

BMW Seeks Partners in Race to Build Self-Driving Car’s Brain BMW is accelerating plans to acquire technology expertise in a race with the likes of Apple Inc. and Google to make cars smart enough to react like human drivers. The German automaker is pushing to acquire startups, partner with tech companies and hire talent to build an electronic brain for next-generation vehicles, Klaus Froehlich, BMW AG’s head of development, said in an interview in Munich. At stake is billions of euros in potential profit as value in the auto... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2016

Mobileye and STMicro to Develop EyeQ®5 System-on-Chip Targeting Sensor Fusion Central Computer for Autonomous Vehicles

Mobileye (NYSE:MBLY) and STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) announced that the two companies are co-developing the next (5th ) generation of Mobileye’s SoC, the EyeQ® 5, to act as the central computer performing sensor fusion for Fully Autonomous Driving (FAD) vehicles starting in 2020.  To meet power consumption and performance targets, the EyeQ5 will be designed in advanced 10nm or below FinFET technology node and will feature eight multithreaded CPU cores coupled with eighteen cores of Mobileye's next-generation, innovative, and... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2016

Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defined five different levels for self-driving cars, ranging from complete driver control to complete autonomy. Here's a primer. : Between the buzz over self-driving cars at CES 2016 and the Obama administration's announcement to invest almost $4 billion in autonomous vehicle research over the next 10 years, the race to create the best self-driving car has never been hotter. And, the rise of self-driving cars is going to have a major impact on businesses and... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2016

Singapore tests !

  Autonomous vehicle trials to hit public areas including Gardens by the Bay soonSINGAPORE - Singapore is embarking on a series of real-life trials to prepare for the day when driverless vehicles become as ubiquitous as smartphones. The Transport Ministry on Monday (Oct 12) signed two memoranda of understanding - one with PSA to jointly develop autonomous truck platooning technology for cargo transport between terminals and another with Sentosa Development Corp and ST Engineering to test self-driving shuttles across... [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  

27 avril 2016

Driverless cars are soon a reality

  The autonomous vehicle seems engaged on a fast track. For years, the driving assistance devices were preparing the ground. Today, the development of a fully autonomous vehicle - a robot equipped with analytical and management capabilities without human intervention - becomes a credible medium-term perspective. Read more in french: http://www.strategie.gouv.fr  
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27 avril 2016

Renault unveils its autonomous car-centric user experience

  The French manufacturer also announced at the EU summit on the vehicle without a driver it would introduce before 2020 autonomous features in its vehicles. Two years it was overdue. Renault finally emerges from his workshop a first autonomous car adorned for public roads, having unveiled the concept car and connected autonomous Next Two in 2014. Read more in french : http://www.journaldunet.com  
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14 avril 2016

PLATOONS OF SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS CROSS EUROPE

PLATOONS OF SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS CROSS EUROPE ROBO-CONVOY By Mary Beth Griggs Yesterday, six platoons of self-driving trucks converged in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, part of the 2016 European Truck Platooning Challenge and marking the first time that trucks equipped with the technology had crossed international borders. Platooning is when a group of automated or semi-automated trucks (a.k.a. a road train) is connected via wi-fi on the road. The trucks communicate with each other, maintaining a small... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2016

Japan to form a team for self-driving cars

  Japanese industry to team on self-driving cars- Nikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO -- Major Japanese automakers and autoparts suppliers will join hands in research and development of autonomous driving vehicles to narrow the gap with U.S. and European rivals. An agreement has been reached among companies that have been participating in a study panel set up by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.http://asia.nikkei.com