12 janvier 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance System Component Shipments to Reach 1.2 Billion Units Annually by 2025

Automotive Sensors Enabling Advanced Vision, Awareness, and Emergency Response Systems Will Experience Strong Growth as Automakers Embrace Systems for Improved Safety and Vehicle Autonomy The market for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is on the verge of a tipping point.  Driven largely by a quest for improved safety, either via government mandates or a desire to receive top-tier crashworthiness ratings, automakers are rapidly incorporating new technologies and systems that are designed to help drivers avoid accidents... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2016

Turns Out the Hardware in Self-Driving Cars Is Pretty Cheap

  The full benefits of autonomous cars—a drastic drop in fatal crashes, more efficient driving, the chance to master Clash of Clans while commuting—are at least five years away. Automakers and tech companies must perfect software. Insurance companies have to recalculate premiums. Regulators are thinking up fresh rules. But one part of the puzzle’s been solved: the hardware. The physical elements crucial for seeing and navigating the world have been developed. Some are already in production. And they’re surprisingly cheap. The... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2015

Scientists Are Simulating Life After Driverless Cars

Cameras mounted inside the university's modified Nissan Versa. Image: The University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute While today's autonomous vehicles can to adapt to far more situations than even just a couple of years ago, it’s dealing with humans that remains the biggest problem—having cars adapt to humans, and us adapt to them. That’s why Dr. Anuj K. Pradhan, an assistant research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, believes it’s all the more important to study human... [Lire la suite]