21 juillet 2017

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection)

NEXYAD : new release of RoadNex (camera-based road and free space detection) New release available of the NEXYAD software module RoadNex :    . detection of the border of the road, even if there are no markings, even if the border is composed of  objects (cars, pedestrians, motorbikes, construction area, ...) . detection of the free space in front of the car RoadNex is available on the following environments : . Windows, embedded in the asynchronous real time framework RT-MAPS, . Raspberry Linux . Android ... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2017

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless

New usage of the real time driving risk assessment system SafetyNex : datafusion for ADAS and driverless The French company NEXYAD has been developing the 1st real time driving risk assessment module SafetyNex .A low cost implementation of this technology is proposed to car insurers and fleet managers in order to : . prevent from accident : SafetyNex alerts driver before danger, letting time to slow down and avoid accident . record usage and risk profiles for UBI (Usage Based Insurance) See a demo video here... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2017

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts

China: ADAS to Self-driving Cars – The Journey Starts The move towards self-driving cars is relentless and China as the world’s largest auto market and a leader in internet technologies wants to be at the cutting edge of this revolution. That self-driving cars is a huge potential market seems clear. On March 3, 2017, IHS Markit, the leading automobile market intelligence firm, published its latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Applications and Sensors Report[1]. This report noted that the global ADAS market is set to... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2017

Very easy rider: Now Google plans driverless robot motorbike - and wants permission to start testing them on the road Read more

Very easy rider: Now Google plans driverless robot motorbike - and wants permission to start testing them on the road Google has begun lobbying the state of California to allow it to test driverless motorbikes and trucks on its roads. The technology giant has caused controversy over its driverless vehicle testing in recent years as critics complain of its role in our ever-increasing reliance on technology. Despite the project still being in its infancy, documents reveal Google now wants to extend its permission to use driverless... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2017

Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars

Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars From forecourt to scrapyard, a new car in the UK lasts an average of 13.9 years, which is why if you got one today, it might very well be the last car you buy. Over the next decade, accelerating autonomous driving technology, including advances in artificial intelligence, sensors, cameras, radar and data analytics, are set to transform not only how we drive (or, indeed, are driven), but the notion of car ownership itself. “Autonomous driving has become the next major... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2017

WABCO advances autonomous through ADAS

WABCO advances autonomous through ADAS   WABCO was busy near the end of 2016, bringing its advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) to multiple partnerships to advance autonomous driving and platooning of commercial vehicles. The supplier is working with Silicon Valley-based Peloton Technology to further develop its solution for truck platooning that uses vehicle-to-vehicle communication to sync the braking and acceleration between the trucks. WABCO’s OnGuardACTIVE... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2017

The Future Of Car Insurance: Digital, Predictive And Usage-Based

The Future Of Car Insurance: Digital, Predictive And Usage-Based Imagine shopping for your next car insurance and the car company offers an insurance that connects a black box, dongle or a mobile phone app, which tracks how you drive, and saves you up to 30 percent on premiums. This, in essence, is the future of connected car insurance, also called usage-based car insurance (UBI), whereby based on how you drive, when you drive and where you drive, you will receive a competitive quote if you are what the technology deems a ‘safe... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

2017 Technology Trends

2017 Technology Trends The haves are breaking away from the have-nots. The trends and innovations that will shape the technology industry over the next several years came into sharper focus in 2016. Cloud computing has gone mainstream for many enterprises, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how both industrial and consumer-oriented companies do business. Drones and autonomous vehicles, blockchain, augmented and virtual reality, increasingly sophisticated digital assistants, machine learning (artificial intelligence, or AI)... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2017

13 future car technologies for your road trip in 2020

13 future car technologies for your road trip in 2020 COMPARING THE AUTO INDUSTRY to the computer industry is like comparing two different generations of technology. We’ve got super-fast smartphones and iPods streaming Rhapsody in our pockets, but satellite radio and clunky GPS devices attached to our dashboards. Automakers are aware they’re a little behind the times, and by 2020, many are promising dashboard and safety systems as sophisticated as iPads — maybe even more so. 1. Wifi Obvious, but vital; most of the... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2017

Drones and driverless tractors – is this the future of farming?

Drones and driverless tractors – is this the future of farming? On 7 July 1964 the Daily Express published a satirical cartoon, a send-up of Britain’s farming community as it struggled to adapt from its old, rustic world to a new, technological one. The cartoon was set at a Royal Show at a point in the near future. One side of the frame featured a rowdy beer tent, reserved for “drivers and drivers only”. On the other was a marquee with the sign: “Order your Radio-Controlled Tractor”. A driver leans over to his beer-slugging... [Lire la suite]