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]
20 juin 2017

Startup bringing driverless taxi service to Singapore

Startup bringing driverless taxi service to Singapore An exciting “driverless race” is underway among tech giants the United States: In recent months, Google, Uber, and Tesla have made headlines for developing self-driving taxis for big cities. But a comparatively small MIT spinout, nuTonomy, has entered the race somewhat under the radar. The startup is developing a fleet of driverless taxis to serve as a more convenient form of public transit while helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the densely populated city-state of... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2017

Are driverless pods the future for world cities?

Are driverless pods the future for world cities? I've just spent a fascinating morning, being taken around North Greenwich in a driverless pod. It has no steering wheel and is modelled on the white guided pods you may have seen at Heathrow Airport. Lots of companies are racing to develop driverless technology, previously I've been out in a Nissan autonomous car. It nearly ran into the back of a street cleaning vehicle while testing in London. Nissan thinks it will take them five more years to develop it - they have been... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2017

Key challenges in automation of earth-moving machines

Key challenges in automation of earth-moving machines A wheel loader is an earth-moving machine used in construction sites, gravel pits and mining to move blasted rock, soil and gravel. In the presence of a nearby dump truck, the wheel loader is said to be operating in a short loading cycle. This paper concerns the moving of material (soil, gravel and fragmented rock) by a wheel loader in a short loading cycle with more emphasis on the loading step. Due to the complexity of bucket-environment interactions, even three decades of... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2017

MOV'EO imagine mobility

MOV'EO Imagine Mobility Here is a video made by "Conseil Général des Yvelines" made during the MOV'EO Imagine Mobility days : one can see innovations on connected car, ADAS, driverles car, and new usages of mobility.

05 juin 2017

INTRODUCING THE OPEN AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE

INTRODUCING THEOPEN AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE There are over 1 billion cars on the road today. We rely on our cars for so many things in our lives, but right now the connection between them and the other mobile technology in our lives isn't always seamless. The Open Automotive Alliance is a group of leading automakers and technology companies that share a vision for making technology in the car safer, more seamless and more intuitive for everyone. The members of the Open Automotive Alliance share a vision for the connected car, and are... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2017

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California he Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant has long been rumored to be working on its own autonomous car as part of an initiative called Project Titan, but has never officially confirmed its plans. Apple was so mum about the project that some thought it may have been shuttered, said Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for Autotrader. However, on Friday the company appeared on the state's Department of Motor Vehicle's list of approved applicants to test... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2017

Ford partners with Amazon as it makes major push into driverless cars

Ford partners with Amazon as it makes major push into driverless cars Ford has announced a partnership with tech giant Amazon and an aggressive push into driverless cars as the company attempts to become a major player in “smart transport” The company said it would triple its roster of self-driving cars to 30 vehicles, making it the largest ever industrial fleet of its kind, and make moves into other “transportation services” such as growing car-sharing and subscription services. “Beginning this year, you will see us... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2017

ADAS AND AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY IN TRUCKS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

ADAS AND AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY IN TRUCKS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1. ADAS IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1.1. Background A wide variety of advanced driver assistance systems (ADASs) have enjoyed impressive growth in consumer vehicles, progressing from being the preserve of luxury vehicles to being offered in sub-US$500 packages by mass-market players such as Toyota. Simultaneously, the capacities of these systems have expanded, with combined functions allowing the first glimpses at automation in production vehicles. At the... [Lire la suite]