14 décembre 2016

Volvo and Mercedes-Benz Driving Roll Out of ADAS as Standard Equipment in Cars

Volvo and Mercedes-Benz Driving Roll Out of ADAS as Standard Equipment in Cars ABI Research forecasts that the global market for Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) will reach 64.8 million units by the end of 2020 with the majority of shipments being accounted for in vehicles sold in the Asia-Pacific region. These findings are part of ABI Research’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Service and includes detailed installed base and forecasts of ADAS systems [‪advanced driver assistance systems‬] by regions. ... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2016

France: BMW selects start-up Nexyad for driving risk estimation

France: BMW selects start-up Nexyad for driving risk estimation BMW’s French subsidiary has selected three innovative companies to develop the mobility of the future. The start-up Nexyad is one of them. Nexyad has developed SafetyNex an APP onboard real-time that estimates the risk in driving. Based on artificial intelligence, the system can calculate at every moment the risk taken by the driver, by comparing the driving behavior (speed, acceleration, etc.) to the difficulties of the road (crossroads, school, turns tight, etc). ... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2016

China ADAS market to reach 3.1 billion by 2019: IMS Research

China ADAS market to reach 3.1 billion by 2019: IMS Research China: A recent report by IMS research, now part of IHS, forecasts that the market for automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in China is forecast to grow quickly from $971.0 million in 2013 to $3.1 billion in 2019 in light of rising awareness on ADAS benefits among the Chinese. Fitment rates for most ADAS products are currently very low in China, typically installed only in luxury and some high-end light vehicles because of their high cost. However,... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2016

Accenture: 5 digital trends redefining insurance firms

Accenture: 5 digital trends redefining insurance firms 1 June 2015 Consultancy.uk The insurance industry is set to be reshaped by 5 digital trends, research by Accenture shows. For insurance companies to profit from the digitalisation, only adopting digital technologies will not be enough. According to the firm, insurance companies should embrace the 5 trends to connect customers, partners, employees, and industries to expand their value creation and growth.   Professional services firm Accenture recently... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2016

NEXYAD showed that risk of accident is not correlated to driving style

Although ntuition let people presume that risk of accident may be correlated to driving style, NEXYAD could demonstrate that this is wrong : There are quiet but dangerous drivers, and there are brutal but safe drivers. The module SafetyNex, developed by the company NEXYAD shows how it really works, and this module is the ultimate telematics solution (connected car) for onboard road safety estimation. Available on smartphones, second market electronic devices, and first market electronic devices. Examples of mappings Safety x... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2015

Jaguar Land Rover Road Safety Research Includes Brain Wave Monitoring To Improve Driver Concentration And Reduce Accidents

Credit : Jaguar The automaker Jaguar is developing a battery of technological innovations to optimize the concentration and well-being of drivers to limit the number of accidents on the roads. These research projects are grouped in a global intiative called Sixth Sense. Among them: a technology from NASA that measures brain waves through the hands. Jaguar Land Rover's pioneering Mind Sense project is researching measuring  brainwaves to monitor driver concentration in the car Researchers are developing a Wellness Seat in a... [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]