09 septembre 2017

Sensor Fusion and Data Fusion for ADAS and driverless vehicle

Sensor Fusion and Data Fusion for ADAS and driverless vehicle The French High-Tech startup NEXYAD recently presented their module SafetyNex. SafetyNex is a real time driving risk assessment system. Of course, Driving Risk makes everyone think of car insurance and fleet management. And it is a natural application (deployment has already started). But it is important to note that Driving Risk is also a key notion for ADAS and Driverless car. Indeed, Driving Risk happens when there is no adequation between Driving Behaviour and Diving... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2017

Advantages and challenges of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

Advantages and challenges of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) Advanced Driver Assistance systems, when managed correctly, can significantly improve driver safety. Whilst technology cannot ever be completely relied upon to improve safety, it can significantly help to encourage better behaviour and avoid potential road hazards. However, ADAS has developed and become available on the market with such speed that many fleet drivers, operators, dealers, and insurers are left with challenges surrounding implementation;... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs Thatcham has formed a working group with vehicle manufacturers to urgently address spiralling repair costs associated with collision avoidance advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). According to statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) from Q3 2016, average vehicle bills have increased by 32% over the last three years to £1,678. Andrew Miller, Thatcham chief technology officer, said that while ADAS may not account for the entire increase, it is... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2017

What is driving risk and why most apps DO NOT measure it although they seem to be interesting

What is driving risk and why most apps DO NOT measure it although they seem to be interesting Driving risk assessment is now of interest of : . telematics solutions providers . fleet managers (for prevention) . car insurers (for prevention, and UBI) A lot of applications then explain how they estimate driving risk. But, by the way, what is driving risk ? A lot of people seem to think that driving risk and accident are quite the same. If I observe accident, then I will learn and do stats and find a way to estimate driving risk.... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

Driver Risk Assessment & Licence Validation

Driver Risk Assessment & Licence Validation We offer a fully encompassing driver licence validation service through our business partners, The Licence Bureau. This is an online service which allows you to easily ascertain the potential risk each of your drivers pose. After a driver mandate has been completed, the results are then received from the DVLA directly and processed into traffic-light categories as follows: Green – Low risk, clean and up to 4 points Yellow – Medium risk, 4 to 8 points Red – High risk,... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2017

Fleet Management Trends: What 2017 Will Bring to Automotive Industry

Fleet Management Trends: What 2017 Will Bring to Automotive Industry It’s been a month since we said goodbye to 2016 that has given us Tesla 3, Uber’s self-driving fleet in Pittsburg, and the NHTSA autonomous car guidelines. Now we are all wondering what 2017 will bring to the table. Below you may find some considerations that, as many experts believe, will shape the coming year for fleet managers and automotive industry as a whole. For convenience purposes, we have divided them into three groups. ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY ... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2017

Newspapers write about the connected car solution for fleet and insurers : SafetyNex (by NEXYAD)

Newspapers write about the connected car solution for fleet and insurers : SafetyNex (by NEXYAD) BIKER ANGEL : le projet R&D collaboratif reçoit le financement du FUI – Régions Par Hello Finance Team (A.B.) -   14 avril 2017 Fin mars 2017, les Ministres chargés de la politique des pôles de compétitivité ont annoncé les résultats du 23ème appel à projets du Fonds Unique Interministériel (FUI) – Régions dédié au financement de projets des pôles de compétitivité. 55 projets de R&D collaboratifs associant... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2017

The effect of ADAS & automation on fleet management

The effect of ADAS & automation on fleet management Change is coming to the world of transportation as we move closer to truly connected fleets. Advanced safety features leading to full autonomy will make today's truck drivers and the roads they travel safer as the industry slowly gravitates toward driverless trucks. When it comes to ADAS, Ian Riches of Strategy Analytics says that we're in an era of democratisation of existing features: technologies such as traffic-jam assistance, adaptive cruise control and fully autonomous... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2017

Detecting hypovigilance, fatigue, and distraction with the NEXYAD real time driving risk assessment SafetyNex

Detecting hypovigilance, fatigue, and distraction with the NEXYAD real time driving risk assessment SafetyNex SafetyNex estimates driving risk in real time. The approach is to estimate if the driving behaviour (speed and acceleration) are appropriate or inappropriate to the infrastructure difficulty : on a disused airport, high speed and aggressive behaviour is not dangerous, although it is in front on a school, or approaching a narrow curve, etc ... read more :... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2017

European Fleet Market expected to double by 2020

European Fleet Market expected to double by 2020 A new research report from Berg Insight shows that the number of vehicle subscriptions in the European fleet management market will double from todays 5.3 million(Q4, 2015) to 10.6 million subscribers by 2020. European companies operating commercial vehicles and heavy machinery fleets are embracing the digital age like never before. The trend is clear; they are moving away from manual, time consuming solutions and towards digital, paperless solutions.   A new report from... [Lire la suite]