15 janvier 2018

As Lyft Begins Testing Autonomous Cars, Insurance Concerns for California Drivers

The newest company to gain approval for testing autonomous cars in California is ride-hail service, Lyft. This should come as no surprise since the company announced their autonomous car expansion plan earlier this year. Lyft has partnered with companies like Ford to achieve a goal of streamlined and affordable transportation and is just one of many companies that already have or plan on applying for permits to test autonomous cars in California. With the rise of autonomous car usage, California residents need to prepare for insurance... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2017

Driving Towards Autonomous Cars and ADAS – The Future is Now

Driving Towards Autonomous Cars and ADAS – The Future is Now Read any automotive-related article and I’m sure it discusses autonomous cars and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)  – the benefits, the challenges and what the future may hold. More and more auto makers are moving towards autonomous developing vehicles, but many of the systems that will eventually be integrated into these vehicles to make them fully autonomous are being developed today. In fact, you probably have some of them in the car you are driving now —... [Lire la suite]
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

Upstream Security reels in $9M Series A to protect connected cars

Upstream Security, a new startup founded by two cyber security industry veterans, announced a $9 million Series A today to help protect connected vehicles and eventually autonomous cars. Today, that probably means a car using a service like OnStar to connect over the internet to your manufacturer for a menu of in-car services such as automated crash detection and stolen vehicle assistance. In the future, it could involve a set of communications between cars, cloud services and a host of other technologies as we move deeper into the... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2017

Autonomous Cars vs Human Drivers Thwarting the robots of an autonomous future

Autonomous Cars vs Human Drivers Thwarting the robots of an autonomous future We already know the what: Coming in the near future are driverless, fully autonomous automobiles. We know the where and the when, too: not on Mars or Krypton but right here on Mother Earth, possibly as soon as 2021 if you believe some optimistic auto execs. But what we don’t know yet—scratch that, what I don’t know yet—is the how and the why. How, I keep asking myself, are fully autonomous vehicles going to take over our streets? What’s more, why are... [Lire la suite]
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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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13 novembre 2017

Auto tech startups struggle to gain traction

WHY AUTO TECH STARTUPS HAVEN’T BEEN A HOT INVESTMENT LATELY: 240 different startups focused on connected and autonomous car technologies have raised just over $5 billion from both corporate and private investors in recent years, according to a new Reuters analysis of funding in the space. But that is just a fraction of the money that has been spent on these technologies — Reuters estimated that automakers and tech giants have collectively spent $40-50 billion on developing autonomous and semi-autonomous car technologies.... [Lire la suite]
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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]
31 octobre 2017

Would You Buy a Self-Driving Future From These Guys?

Crédit photo:Jan Buchczik   When the owner of an automated Tesla was killed in a crash last year, the carmaker’s founder, Elon Musk, urged journalists to peer into the future. “If, in writing some article that’s negative, you effectively dissuade people from using an autonomous vehicle,” Mr. Musk said, “you’re killing people.” Scary. But self-driving vehicle proponents like Mr. Musk envision a world where those cars would all but eliminate traffic accidents, unleash our productivity and allow the old and disabled to travel... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2017

could AEROMOBIL flying car be a good alternative to self driving car ?

could AEROMOBIL flying car be a good alternative to self driving car ? More and more startups come up with flying car demos and prototypes. AEROMOBIL is one of those ambitious projects : Everyone knows that it is much more easier to automate a flying object than a driving object (6 dgrees of mechanical freedom vs 17 degrees of mechanical freedom). In addition, routing in 3D is much more efficient than routing in 2D : the more the number of dimensions, the emptiess is the space. In 3D space, there is much more room for the... [Lire la suite]
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