29 octobre 2017

Common car Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems and the impact on your car insurance

Common car Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems and the impact on your car insurance In a recent article, we took a look at car safety ratings and their impact on insurance. Truth be told, in many cases when people start looking for a new car, especially those with a family, the vehicle's safety will be among the most important things considered. In recent years we have seen smart technologies employed in cars with increasing frequency, especially when it comes to safety. Here we take a look at the most commonly requested... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2017

Are Driverless Cars An Auto Insurance Train Wreck?

Are Driverless Cars An Auto Insurance Train Wreck? Auto Insurers May Welcome Autonomous Cars as Accident Rates Fall Autonomous cars won’t eliminate auto-insurance premiums, even if they prove safer than human drivers, since accidents aren’t the only risk vehicles face. Auto fatalities are down 23% from 2006 to 2013, even as premiums climbed 9.8% to $186 billion and underwriting margins fell to negative 1.1% from 6.1%. Like other vehicles, autonomous cars would face perils such as storms and misuse, while complex liability... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2017

Course Academic Chair : collaboration between MOVEO Groupement ADAS and INSA Rouen

Course Academic Chair : collaboration between MOVEO Groupement ADAS and INSA Rouen Groupement ADAS startups and SMEs send their expert to INSA Rouen to teach industrial ADAS aspects to future engineers of INSA Rouen Here is Gerard YAHIAOUI, CEO of NEXYAD, presenting 4 ADAS software modules (perception of the environment, and risk estimation) and focusing on the notion of real time risk assessment for car mobility, and all the applications (presentation of the module SafetyNex) : . insurance and fleets prevention programs, and UBI ... [Lire la suite]
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]
31 août 2017

What is ADAS Technology and How is it Contributing to Increased Vehicle Repair Costs?

What is ADAS Technology and How is it Contributing to Increased Vehicle Repair Costs? According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), vehicle repair costs have increased by as much as 32% in the last three years. Thatcham—the UK’s version of the U.S.’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety—released a study that cites increased complexity of vehicle materials, the rising cost of spare parts and advanced technology as possible reasons for the sharp increase. However, one major culprit that they cannot deny is the use of ADAS... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2017

Making Advanced Driver Assistance Systems work for fleets

Making Advanced Driver Assistance Systems work for fleets Autonomous cars and similar new technologies are on the brink of changing our world. Much debate has focussed on their potential benefits and the social issues they may cause. However, are the new technologies being introduced too quickly? In the latest Brake blog; Jeremy Rochfort, National Sales Manager at Autoglass®, says many fleets are struggling to adapt to the rapid rate of change and emphasises the need for safety to be maintained as the main priority.   ... [Lire la suite]

26 août 2017

The future of motor insurance : How car connectivity and ADAS are impacting the market

The future of motor insurance : How car connectivity and ADAS are impacting the market (A joint whitepaper by HERE and Swiss RE) For the automotive industry, relatively little has changed over the past three decades – until now. New driver assistance technologies and connected services are ushering in a whole new world of mo - toring. In this new world, the driver hands over ever greater responsibility for his or her driving decisions to the vehicle. On the road today there are already cars with advanced driver assistance systems... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2017

ADAS Can Lead to Higher Auto Insurance Prices

ADAS Can Lead to Higher Auto Insurance Prices New cars with crash prevention technology and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are causing auto insurance rates to rise dramatically, according to a Wall Street Journal article published April 3. The article explains that safety features such as autonomous braking, microprocessors and cameras are often located on parts of the car most prone to accidents, such as the bumper. And when these features need replacing, the cost can be five times what it would be without these... [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]
16 juin 2017

NEXYAD member of Groupement ADAS interviewed in MOV'EO Imagine Mobility days

NEXYAD member of Groupement ADAS interviewed in MOV'EO Imagine Mobility days NEXYAD presented the Road safety ADAS SafetyNex : a smartphone App that alerts the driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident. SafetyNex can then reduce accident rate by 20%. SafetyNex may also be used for automatic braking (anticipation braking) before dangerous area (ex : priority to the right) : the first intelligent ACC with anticipation to avoid accident. SafetyNex also records risk profiles for fleets managers and car... [Lire la suite]