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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28 août 2017

Why trucks are leading the way when it comes to autonomous technology

Why trucks are leading the way when it comes to autonomous technology Carmakers are making incredible advances when it comes to autonomous technology, but the first fully autonomous vehicles to hit the roads may actually be trucks, with the transport behemoths proving naturally suited to self-driving technology. Packaging Self-driving vehicles cram in an incredible amount of technology. There’s LiDAR, radar, a huge array of different cameras and other sensors, mapping and GPS and a computer that has to make sense of it all. If it’s... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2017

Dubai wants to make 25% of car trips driverless by 2030, and it’s starting with Tesla taxis

Dubai wants to make 25% of car trips driverless by 2030, and it’s starting with Tesla taxis Dubai believes the future of urban public transit is both electric and autonomous. On Feb. 13, the country’s transportation authority announced a deal to buy 200 Tesla Model S sedans and Model X SUVs for the city’s 10,000-vehicle taxi and limousine fleet. The move is part of a broader effort by city officials to make 25% of all local car trips autonomous by 2030, reports The National, a United Arab Emirates-owned newspaper. The... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2017

Automotive mega trends by BOSCH

Automotive mega trends by BOSCH This automotive mega trends report (BOSCH) gives interesting information about demography and needs evolution (forecast) and may help SMEs to set up a strategy to catch technology markets. Read more : https://fahrzeugtechnik.fh-joanneum.at/veranstaltungen/2013-2014/2014-01-29-Globale-Automobile-Trends.pdf
14 août 2017

Free space detection using the NEXYAD road detection module RoadNex (ADAS, driverless)

Free space detection using the NEXYAD road detection module RoadNex (ADAS, driverless) NEXYAD proposes a sofwtare module called RoadNex that detects : . borders of the lane (with or without road signs : white lines etc, RoadNex works even on a desert track) . free space (area in front of the car that can be considered as "drivable") Even without any obstacle detection, it is possible then to know that there is "something" on the road or not. Note : RoadNex won't make a difference between a drawing on the road and an obstacle, but... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2017

Artificial Intelligence for Automotive Applications

Artificial Intelligence for Automotive Applications Software, Hardware, and Services for Autonomous Driving, Personalized Services, Predictive Maintenance, Localization and Mapping, Sensor Data Fusion, and Other Use Cases: Market Analysis and Forecasts REPORT DETAILS PRICE: Log In to View PAGES: 63 TABLES, CHARTS,     & FIGURES: 69 PUBLICATION DATE: 2Q 2017 Log In to Purchase Report DOWNLOADS Register or Log In to download a free Executive... [Lire la suite]

10 août 2017

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car Ever since Tesla released its second generation Autopilot hardware and started offering an option called “full self-driving capability”, there’s been some confusion about Tesla’s plan for rolling out fully autonomous driving. CEO Elon Musk has clarified the plans this week and now predicts that true level 5 autonomy is about 2 years away – though Tesla should still have advanced autonomous driving systems before... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017 Russia's Eduard Nikolaev, co-pilots Sergey Savostin and Vladimir Rybakov compete with their Kamaz truck during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala on Jan. 16, 2013. Source: Reuters Moscow-based Cognitive Technologies said it's ready to release a pre-commercial version of an advance driver assistance system with artificial intelligence, or ADAS, for Russia's KAMAZ truck. ADAS qualifies as Level 1 according to the Society of... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2017

44 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles

44 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles Beyond trendy names like Tesla and Alphabet chasing self-driving cars, a host of auto brands and other tech heavyweights are also investing heavily in autonomous R&D. Private companies working in auto tech are attracting record levels of deals and funding, with autonomous driving startups leading the charge. Besides early-stage startups, VCs, and other investors, large companies are also eagerly chasing a slice of the self-driving pie. Using CB Insights’ investment,... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2017

Smart car, smart business model

Smart car, smart business model Connected, driverless vehicles are set to overhaul not just the automotive industry, but software, finance and telecommunications too. KPMG’s Alec McCullie tells us how. On 6 April, six convoys comprising more than a dozen trucks arrived in Rotterdam after driving across Europe. The remarkable thing? In each convoy, only one of the trucks had a driver in control on the motorway. The rest were driving themselves. Connected and autonomous cars are on a fast track to becoming the norm. In February, the... [Lire la suite]