21 septembre 2015

Onboard road safety/risk Measurement correlated to accidents

Onboard road safety/risk Measurement correlated to accidents : How to use SafetyNex V2.1 for Insurance applications, and for Automotive applications (ADAS & autonomous vehicle) by Nexyad   INTRODUCTION: Description of 2.1 SafetyNex SafetyNex is a software module proposed by the French company NEXYAD. This module aims to match the driving style (acceleration, vehicle speed) with the danger characteristics of infrastructure. SafetyNex development started in 2001 and benefited from three national collaborative research... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2015

Mobileye Offers Alternative Route to Google’s Driverless Future

   Ziv Aviram regularly drives part of the 42-mile (67 kilometer) stretch to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem with no hands. Gliding through traffic along Highway 1, the car slows and accelerates independently as Aviram focuses on his iPhone. The on-board chips and software that allow the chief executive officer of Mobileye NV to check e-mail and read news while his Audi A7 cruises at highway speeds will reach consumers for the first time this year, he said, declining to identify the automaker. Three more manufacturers will... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2015

The autonomous car space is getting more competitive !

The autonomous car space is getting more competitive, with Google no longer the only player. Google recently admitted that its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents in the past six years, but said all collisions were caused by other drivers. Last week, German automotive company, Daimler announced its autonomous 'Future Truck' would be driving itself into real traffic. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Stuttgart, Germany has given the company permission to bring its autonomous 18-wheeler rigs onto the... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

Freescale Accelerates Its Solutions for Crashless and Autonomous Vehicles with the Acquisition of CogniVue

Purchase of leading image cognition processing IP provider drives innovation in the growing automotive vision space AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To solidify its strong position in solutions for the autonomous vehicles/advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) market, Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today announced the acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based CogniVue Corporation, a leading developer of image cognition IP for automotive and consumer applications. Freescale has established a market-leading position through... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2015

Morgan Stanley Says Shared Mobility and Autonomous Cars to Drive EV Growth (TSLA)

In a notehat has positive implications for Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA), Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said they are 'Serious EV Bulls Again.' In his report, Jonas argues that while electric vehicles (EV) have failed to achieve mainstream success given inferior economic payback, shared mobility and autonomous cars could help EVs make a major comeback. 1. Shared mobility. Mobile technology and relatively simple software increases driving utilization rates by an order of magnitude bring taxis and chauffeur services to the masses. This... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2015

Bosch makes emergency braking possible using just a video sensor

credit Bosch Emergency braking systems are among the most effective assistance systems in the car. In Germany alone, up to 72 percent of all rear-end collisions resulting in personal injury could be avoided if all vehicles were equipped with them. Now Bosch has developed a stereo video camera with which an emergency braking system can function based solely on camera data. Normally, this would require a radar sensor or a combination of radar and video sensors. “The Bosch stereo video camera is a single-sensor... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2015

NVIDIA TegraX1 Preview and Architecture Analysis : Automotive: DRIVE CX and DRIVE PX

                  With NVIDIA’s DRIVE CX, automotive OEMs have a Tegra X1 in a board that provides support for Bluetooth, modems, audio systems, cameras, and other interfaces needed to integrate such an SoC into a car. This makes it possible to drive up to 16.6MP of display resolution, which would be around two 4K displays or eight 1080p displays. However, each DRIVE CX module can only drive three displays. In press photos, it appears that this platform also has a fan which is... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

Vision at Odds With Automakers

A man drives a Google Inc. self-driving car in front of the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Sept. 27, 2013. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Google Inc., with its vision for a future where cars drive themselves, is putting itself at odds with an auto industry that shares its desire for safer, less-congested roads -- yet won’t abide the “driverless” part. The clash pits the Internet giant, public for barely a decade, against companies that spent a century building the machines that put people... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2015

Audi A7 Piloted Driving concept

Audi’s showpiece event for CES 2015 was the Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept, which was able to guide itself the vast majority of the way from California to Nevada in time for the show.  At the show, Daniel Lipinski, project leader for Audi’s automated driving projects, explained how his team developed the A7 Piloted Driving car, nicknamed Jack, and all the ins and outs of the technology under its skin. Compared to a regular A7 that you or I can buy, assuming we had enough dosh or credit, of course, the semi-autonomous A7 is... [Lire la suite]