06 février 2018

How to log sensor data in ADAS applications

How to log sensor data in ADAS applications The road to autonomous driving is built on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), and new applications focused on safer driving environments for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. It’s an engineering environment comprised of forward looking machine vision cameras, video sensors, radar, and light detection and ranging (LIDAR) sensors. These systems produce streams of raw video data – much of it need in duplicate or multiple copies for machine vision, viewing, parallel processing... [Lire la suite]

02 février 2018

Free space detection with RoadNex : real time implementation on a regular smartphone

Free space detection with RoadNex : real time implementation on a regular smartphone  Panoramic movement (the most complex for any detection algorithm) with smartphone in hand (so calibration must be very robust as heigth and angle of camera is changing all the time). The goal of this free space detection is to detect as more drivable surface as possible (including sidewalks if not too high, including security area, etc ...). Indeed, the "lane" borders are detected by a borders detection algorithm (different from free space). ... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2018

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Serve You

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Serve You Auto companies are planning to launch autonomous vehicles into the service industry before selling them to consumers Based on some of the announcements and demonstrations we've seen at CES 2018, the first self-driving car most consumers encounter may be delivering a pizza. But that's not the only job autonomous car developers are exploring for future fleets. Think self-driving delivery pods for companies like Amazon and robo-taxis that will take you to your destination with minimal to no... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2017

Flying Cars vs. Self-Driving Cars

Flying Cars vs. Self-Driving Cars There are many similarities in the technical challenges that need to be addressed when building any autonomous vehicle, whether it’s designed to travel in the air, on the ground, or underwater. But there are key differences as well—different technologies that represent the “big rocks” that need to be overcome—and it is these differences that inform the content and structures of our two advanced smart transportation programs: the Flying Car Nanodegree program, and... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2017

PUNY HUMANS STILL SEE THE WORLD BETTER THAN SELF-DRIVING CARS

PUNY HUMANS STILL SEE THE WORLD BETTER THAN SELF-DRIVING CARS A CONFIDENCE BOOSTER for you, puny human: The machines don’t have you beat. Yet. Yes, the autonomous car is coming, and fast. Tesla delivered the first of its much-anticipated Model 3s last week, complete with the Autopilot feature that allows the cars to drive themselves on well-marked highways. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class can conquer a roundabout on its own. Companies like Google, General Motors,... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2017

Alphabet Vs Tesla: who will win the self-driving car race?

Alphabet Vs Tesla: who will win the self-driving car race? More and more companies are investing in self-driving technology and for a lot of people, this can be a great piece of news. The focus here is rather simple: people want to have fast and reliable driverless cars that will help them stay away from accidents. But as you know, right after Tesla added its self-driving update to its cars, some people already experienced accidents. So, the technology is still in its infancy. But since that day, things have evolved quite a bit.... [Lire la suite]

25 novembre 2017

Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous Volvo SUVs in race for driverless future

Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous Volvo SUVs in race for driverless future ‘It only becomes a commercial business when you can remove the vehicle operator from the equation,’ says ride-hailing firm battling Lyft and Waymo.    ‘It only becomes a commercial business when you can remove that vehicle operator from the equation,’ said Jeff Miller, Uber’s head of automotive alliances. Photograph: Eric Risberg/AP View more sharing options Shares 208 Samuel Gibbs Monday 20 November... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2017

Delphi taps three firms to enhance its connected cars, self-driving businesses

Delphi taps three firms to enhance its connected cars, self-driving businesses Delphi announced today a strategic investment, a strategic agreement and a commercial partnership, each one with different companies aimed to develop systems for new cars that can process and transmit data faster in order to enhance its connected cars and self-driving businesses. Valens The tier-one auto supplier revealed a minority investment in Valens, an Israel-based leader in signal processing capability – a key enabler for the expanding... [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]
05 octobre 2017

GOOGLE'S SELF-DRIVING CAR COMPANY IS FINALLY HERE

GOOGLE'S SELF-DRIVING CAR COMPANY IS FINALLY HERE WHEN STEVE MAHAN was a kid in the 1960s, his mother would sometimes wake him in the early hours of the morning to watch the hours of television coverage preceding the launch of the Mercury space missions. "We would hear about all of the preparations, all of the technology, everything that led up to these moments," Mahan says. "And then we would count down 'till you finally got to zero and ignition, and one of those rockets begins bellowing fire and smoke, and slowly begins to... [Lire la suite]
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