29 août 2017

Google's driverless cars make progress

Google's driverless cars make progress The number of human interventions in journeys made by driverless cars from Google company Waymo in California more than halved in 2016. There were only 124 "disengagement" incidents last year, where a driver had to take control of a test vehicle on public roads, down from 341 in 2015. The cars drove nearly 636,000 miles last year, compared with just over 424,000 in 2015. Other states in the US do not require such reporting. The California Department of Motor Vehicles published... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2016

Can Drivers Assist Their Own Driver Assistance Systems?

Can Drivers Assist Their Own Driver Assistance Systems? Until cars can take over the driving entirely, we humans will just have to share the job with them, exploiting the strengths and masking the weaknesses peculiar to each side—carbon and silicon. The biggest human weakness may well be our tendency to be lulled into complacency by robots that drive perfectly almost, but not quite all, of the time. One of the biggest machine weaknesses is in making certain judgment calls. (They’re not great at spotting potholes, for... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2016

NEXYAD EXPLAINS Some insurance companies gave up measuring driver behaviour : Nexyad explains why their settings are ineffective

According to the newspaper ‘Les Echos”, AG Insurance gave up linking driving behavior to accident. For eight months, the insurer has equipped the car of staff members with “smartbox”. Verdict? Nah, nothing interesting linkable to driving style !In 2014, the bank insurer KBC had reached the same conclusion after a test conducted with 150 employees, whose car was equipped with a device provided by TomTom. ” Read more... [Lire la suite]