27 août 2014

OpenXC: The platform that drives Ford on the connected car

Non-production and open-source designed to attract the best developers to create projects using the data of vehicles in real-time hardware and software platform, OpenXC program provides access to more than 15 data types. Data on speed, engine rpm, fuel level, the use of equipment such as windshield wipers or door openings can be used by developers, as does any other data sources on a smartphone, tablet or internet application.An example of the potential OpenXC: a Ford engineer, Zac Nelson, used the platform to design a control gearbox... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2014

Connected car: Volvo and Mercedes postpone to 2015 the integration of Apple Carplay

Announced for the end of the year, Apple embedded system will not be available until 2015 on Volvo and Mercedes models. Among the manufacturers which were also committed to providing the Carplay first, only Hyundai confirms to provide an update with this system on its Sonata by late 2014. In the race connected car race Apple could be then overtaken by Google, which had also announced that its Android Auto would be available for the end of 2014. Annoncé pour la fin d'année, le système embarqué d'Apple ne sera pas disponible avant... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2014

Sony wants to equip autonomous cars with high-tech optical sensor

According to Nikkei, the Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a technology to equip the cameras of future autonomous vehicles.  A ten times light-sensitive sensor that existing technologies. According to the Japanese business daily Nikkei, Japan's Sony have developed this new technology to "sharpen" the gaze of cameras for automobiles. Sony sensor will notament better detection of objects in a dark environment. Selon Nikkei, le géant de l'électronique japonais Sony a développé une technologie de pointe pour équiper les... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2014

The connected car, Part 2: Wired for wireless - it's all business

The connected car is a battlefield among technology purveyors fighting to get their hardware plugged into the vehicle's network bus. Open source technology is becoming a key contender. OEMs are sorting through a garage full of options from versions of embedded Linux to the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) distro and the Android car platform La voiture connectée est un champ de bataille entre les fournisseurs de technologie qui se battent pour obtenir leur matériel branché sur le bus de réseau du véhicule. La technologie open source... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

The Thrick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work

By Alexis C. Madrigal Google's self-driving cars can tour you around the streets of Mountain View, California. This article available online at: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/05/the-trick-that-makes-googles-self-driving-cars-work/370871/ Copyright © 2014 by The Atlantic Monthly Group. All Rights Reserved.  
01 avril 2014

Cluster of High Tech SME's : ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

French Version   In the Automotive and Transport sector, ADAS or “Advanced Driver Assistance Systems” enjoy prime status. They encompass all active safety or driver assistance technologies and systems, designed to prevent the emergence of a hazardous situation that might end in an accident, by: relieving the driver of a number of tasks that could affect his alertness; assist the driver in his perception of the environment(over-run detector, danger of frost detector, etc.).