20 janvier 2018

Can Drivers Overly Rely on Driver Assistance Tech?

Can Drivers Overly Rely on Driver Assistance Tech? * Some safety advocates worry that over-dependence on advanced driver assistance technologies may have unwanted consequences for those motorists who let their guard down: diminishing focus and driving skills. Recent researchon how drivers interact with parking assist systems raises some of these concerns, specifically about driver inattention. Researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the MIT AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center... [Lire la suite]

29 janvier 2017

SMARTPHONE APP SafetyNex COULD REDUCE ACCIDENT RATE BY 20%

SMARTPHONE APP SafetyNex COULD REDUCE ACCIDENT RATE BY 20%   I - ONBOARD TELEMATICS AND AUTO INSURANCE : REMINDER Onboard telematics now can measure behavior of a driver, and therefore, car insurers have early started this adventure of connected car, more or less successfully. The simplest applications that have been deployed are: . locate stolen vehicles . measure the usage of the driver, and in particular the number of kilometers traveled in order to propose adaptive pricing (vehicle that always stays in a garage will never have... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2016

New release of the ADAS and real time onboard driving risk assessment system SafetyNex

New release of the ADAS and real time onboard driving risk assessment system SafetyNex NEXYAD announced a new release of the driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : . SafetyNex alerts the driver BEFORE a danger and lets time to slow down and avoid accident : SafetyNex acts on risk  This may save driver's life. Studies show that SafetyNex can reduce by 20% the number of accident. . SafetyNex records risk profiles and usage profiles (for insurance, fleets, nudge applications, ...) New user interface and new functionalities. ... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2016

Safety of buses and coaches

Safety of buses and coaches Buses and coaches are considered to be one of the safest means of transport at all and this is why particular severe bus accidents have a great impact on the public nowadays. In order to describe the current status of the accident and loss occurrence for buses and coaches, the German Insurers Accident Research has analysed a representative data of the insurers, containing 213 cases. These data comprise not only “crash events”, but also “non-crash events” (incidents where bus passengers fall down in the... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2016

Une révolution pour la sécurité routière : l'App SafetyNex de NEXYAD

Une révolution pour la sécurité routière : l'App SafetyNex de NEXYAD SafetyNex : une App SmartPhone qui révolutionne le monde de l’automobile : véhicules intelligents, assurance auto, gestion de flottes, utilisation du digital pour le retail Par NEXYAD   SafetyNex est une application Smartphone développée et commercialisée par NEXYAD, et qui permet de réduire de 20% le nombre d’accidents de la route [1]. Cette application présente un intérêt applicatif direct pour de nombreuses cibles.   1 – Le conducteur ... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2016

Driverless cars could reduce traffic fatalities by up to 90%, says report

Driverless cars could reduce traffic fatalities by up to 90%, says report They’re set to have one of the biggest impacts on public health ever.     A new report has analysed the impact of driverless cars on the incidence of fatal traffic accidents, and say that simply by taking human emotions and errors out of the equation, we could reduce deaths on the road by 90 percent. That’s almost 300,000 lives saved each decade in the US, and a saving of US$190 billion each year in healthcare costs associated with accidents. ... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2016

Connected Cars: Dealing with data privacy

Connected Cars: Dealing with data privacy Cars are becoming intelligent and smarter than ever, with GPS, Internet connections, data recording, smart high definition cameras and varieties of sensors. Drivers can barely make a move or head to any direction at any speed without their actions somehow, somewhere being tracked or recorded. Also, most new car consumers possibly will not comprehend it, but they’ve perhaps signed an agreement permitting the manufacturer of their connected car to track data and information or the location... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

Les 3 startups gagnantes du BMW Tech Date Challenge

NEXYAD fait partie du groupe de 3 PME gagnantes du Challenge BMW Tech Date organisé en Juin 2016 à Paris. Deux de ces startups dont NEXYAD sont membres de MOV'EO. NEXYAD a été sélectionné pour son module de calcul embarqué du risque d'accident (onboard risk assessment) SafetyNex. Interview du P-DG de NEXYAD en compagnie du P-DG de BMW sur BFM TV (interview par Stéphane SOUMIER) : Pour en savoir plus : http://www.bmw-techdate.fr/startups/ ------- NEXYAD is one of the 3 SMEs that won the BMW Tech Date Challenge organizes in... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2016

The biggest question about driverless cars that no one seems to have an answer to

The biggest question about driverless cars that no one seems to have an answer to Wow. A lot of you guys had some very passionate responses to last week's news that the federal government had recognized Google's software, not the human passenger, as the "driver" in its self-driving cars. There was one, big theme running through many of your comments. See if you can identify it: So does the software have to get a driver's license and insurance? —ikeaboy So if I get drunk, get into my Googlemobile and crash into... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2016

NEXYAD member of Groupement ADAS will talk at CONNECTED CAR INSURANCE EUROPE 2016

NEXYAD member of Groupement ADAS will talk at CONNECTED CAR INSURANCE EUROPE 2016 :the congress on Insurance Telematics : NEXYAD will show solution for REAL RISK OF ACCIDENT measurement (easy-to-use by actuaries) To read more : http://www.tu-auto.com/connectedcar-insurance-eu/conference-speakers.php