14 septembre 2017

UK’s FiveAI gets $35M to build a taxi service powered by its own self-driving car platform

UK’s FiveAI gets $35M to build a taxi service powered by its own self-driving car platform The race is on for autonomous vehicle technology, and now a startup out of the U.K. is the latest to throw its hat into the ring to help build it. Cambridge-based FiveAI — a partner in the U.K.’s StreetWise self-driving project — has raised £14 million ($18 million) and £12.8 million ($17 million) in two tranches to fill out its plans for a two-part business in the world of self-driving services. First, FiveAI is building its own autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2017

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ Tim Cook confirms tech giant is working on ‘autonomous systems’, but is tight-lipped on whether it is making its own vehicle. Apple has shed new light on its top-secret driverless car project, as chief executive Tim Cook described the challenge of building autonomous vehicles as “the mother of all” artificial intelligence projects. Cook said Apple was ploughing resources into developing technology to control driverless vehicles, although he... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

2017 Technology Trends

2017 Technology Trends The haves are breaking away from the have-nots. The trends and innovations that will shape the technology industry over the next several years came into sharper focus in 2016. Cloud computing has gone mainstream for many enterprises, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how both industrial and consumer-oriented companies do business. Drones and autonomous vehicles, blockchain, augmented and virtual reality, increasingly sophisticated digital assistants, machine learning (artificial intelligence, or AI)... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2017

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California he Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant has long been rumored to be working on its own autonomous car as part of an initiative called Project Titan, but has never officially confirmed its plans. Apple was so mum about the project that some thought it may have been shuttered, said Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for Autotrader. However, on Friday the company appeared on the state's Department of Motor Vehicle's list of approved applicants to test... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek

Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek As self-driving vehicles seem to be steering themselves ever closer to the mainstream, a team of researchers has completed Mexico's longest-ever journey in an autonomous car, traveling 1,500 miles in a special high-tech Volkswagen. Raul Rojas, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, led a team that traveled from Nogales to Mexico City this month. The car used for the journey, a 2010 Volkswagen Passat station wagon named Autonomos, was sent to Reno from Berlin, where... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

27% Would Buy Car Insurance from Apple, Amazon and Google

27% Would Buy Car Insurance from Apple, Amazon and Google 15. Mar, 2017 Categories: News, Weekly Roundup by News Desk Comments Off on 27% Would Buy Car Insurance from Apple, Amazon and Google Well known brands such as Apple, Amazon and Google make billions every year, but could they enter the car insurance market? Possibly… Some people in the UK would buy car insurance from them anyway, with 27% of people admitting in a recent survey that if Apple, Amazon, or Google offered them a policy, they... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2017

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry ?

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry ?    ar insurance industry, meet potential disrupters Google and Apple. Currently, nearly all mainstream insurers that offer driver-monitoring programs use relatively expensive devices that plug into a portal under the dashboard. Usage-based insurance programs, also called telematics, are a small but growing segment of the auto insurance business. Developing Android and iPhone smartphone apps, in contrast, would cut carriers' upfront costs... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2017

SafetyNex, a SmartPhone App that revolutionizes the automotive world

SafetyNex, a SmartPhone App that revolutionizes the automotive world : smart vehicle, car insurance, fleet management, digital App for retail Nudge SafetyNex is a smartphone application developed and marketed by NEXYAD and which reduces by 20% the number of road accidents [1]. This application is of direct interest to many application targets. 1 - Driver NEXYAD is convinced that the applications of vehicle telematics must first target. Driver’s satisfaction, and not only businesses that live of the automobile. It is a strong value... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

iCar release date rumours, features and images

iCar release date rumours, features and images Since February 2015, there have been various reports that Apple is working on a car that will "give Tesla a run for its money" after Business Insider spoke to an Apple employee with knowledge of the subject. This, coupled with sightings of cars registered to Apple, clad with sensors/cameras (which were later debunked), got everyone talking about the prospects of an Apple Car, or iCar. The iCar project is codenamed 'Titan', according to The Wall... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2016

Evaluation of return on investment (ROI) with SafetyNex for a Car Insurance Company (onboard real time driving risk assessment)

Evaluation of return on investment (ROI) with SafetyNexfor a Car Insurance Company (onboard real time driving risk assessment) European and American car Insurance Companies are all currently testing onboard telematics systems (on professional electronics devices or on Smartphones), in order to study new opportunities provided by digital technologies in the evolution of their business and business models [1]. We also can see now some experiments in Asia. Indeed, digitization of the economy has an impact on insurance industry too,... [Lire la suite]