17 novembre 2017

SafetyNex driving risk estimation during driving : anticipation of danger

SafetyNex driving risk estimation during driving : anticipation of danger SafetyNex estimates driving risk 20 times per second, during driving (real time). On the following figure, you can see risk rising when approaching a stop sign with an inappropriate car speed : Now with a slower speed profile : And finally the "good" safe speed profile : This estimation is computed INSIDE the local device (inside the car). Current implementation is on smartphones (IOS and Android), then computing of risk is completely done INSIDE the... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2017

INTEMPORA and NEXYAD, members of MOVEO Groupement ADAS on Major French TV (BFM Business)

INTEMPORA and NEXYAD, members of MOVEO Groupement ADAS on Major French TV (BFM Business) 1st Nov 2017, the Tech & Co tv show on the subject : will self-driving car come sooner than expected ? Nicolas du LAC, INTEMPORA, and Gerard YAHIAOUI, NEXYAD, presented their innovations and explained how the MOVEO Groupement ADAS helps to be stronger for their innovative startups. Nicolas talked about RT-MAPS that is a software tool for R&D, making easy the task of developing applications with multiple sensors (cameras, lidar,... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) using SafetyNex

Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) using SafetyNex Intelligent speed adaptation (ISA) is a new field of ADAS. Indeed, after deploying "reactive ADAS" (emergency braking on automatic detection), it seems interesting to give the car the ability to "understand" the road scene context and then to adapt its speed in anticipation. The aim is to minimize the number of emergency situations to face. It is exactle what a good driver does when approaching an intersection with priority to the other road : you slow down a little (and it is not... [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]
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]
28 juillet 2017

How the advance of ADAS will force insurers to change their risk model

How the advance of ADAS will force insurers to change their risk model In May, both Euro NCAP and the Australasian New Car Assessment Program said they had found that low-speed autonomous emergency braking (AEB) technology leads to a 38% reduction in real-world, rear end crashes. The organisations said they'd make AEB technology a key metric in the safety rating of new vehicles. Insurers in the UK are already responding with lower rates for cars equipped with AEB. In May, Thatcham Research Group did a study in which it obtained... [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]
19 juillet 2017

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless The French company NEXYAD has been developing the 1st real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex .A low cost implementation of this technology is proposed to car insurers and fleet managers in order to : . prevent from accident : SafetyNex alerts driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident . record usage and risk profiles for UBI (Usage Based Insurance) See a demo video here... [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]
03 mai 2017

Telematics trends in the UK

Telematics trends in the UK Usage of telematics is growing quickly in the UK, targeting young drivers and addressing some of the issues created by the new EU gender directive. What is telematics insurance? Telematics insurance requires the installation of a device on the vehicle, commonly called a “Black Box”. This device communicates with on board instruments to monitor a series of parameters like hours of the day when the vehicle is driven, the distance driven, they type of roads where the car is driven and the speed of the... [Lire la suite]
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