02 avril 2017

Self-Driving Cars Are Going to Beat Up on Trains, Too

Self-Driving Cars Are Going to Beat Up on Trains, Too One reason it’s so irresistible to speculate about what self-driving cars will do to our lives is that there aren’t any around yet to show us how wrong we are: The prototypes from Google, Uber, and others are tantalizingly functional (and the feds have officially cleared a lane ahead for them, regulation-wise), but real-deal full autonomy remains safely tucked in the future. Much of the speculation has revolved around how autonomous vehicles (or... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2017

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles Momentum in auto tech is at an all-time high, with investors on pace to pour a record level of deals and dollars into private companies in the space. Of course, much of the buzz has revolved around autonomous driving software, with startups like Zoox seeing $200M funding rounds, tech corporates looking to capitalize, and major automakers working feverishly to catch up. Cracking the problem of fully autonomous passenger cars will be challenging, with RAND estimating that... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2017

Accident avoided by a TESLA autopilot

Accident avoided by a TESLA autopilot Here are some examples of TESLA autopilot performance :    
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27 mars 2017

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry ?

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry ?    ar insurance industry, meet potential disrupters Google and Apple. Currently, nearly all mainstream insurers that offer driver-monitoring programs use relatively expensive devices that plug into a portal under the dashboard. Usage-based insurance programs, also called telematics, are a small but growing segment of the auto insurance business. Developing Android and iPhone smartphone apps, in contrast, would cut carriers' upfront costs... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2017

The autonomous car’s reality check

The autonomous car’s reality check   A CAR sprouting a dome containing a spinning laser sensor and festooned with cameras barely draws a second glance as it edges through the crowded streets of Berkeley. Self-driving cars are no longer a rare sight on Californian roads. Over 100 autonomous vehicles from a dozen manufacturers are now being tested in public, covering hundreds of thousands of kilometres each year. But this car is different: its human driver keeps his hands firmly on the wheel. The vehicle, nicknamed “George” by... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

Self-driving hits the strip: First driverless shuttle buses on US streets begin trials in Las Vegas

Self-driving hits the strip: First driverless shuttle buses on US streets begin trials in Las Vegas Navya shuttle carries 12 people who can travel for free, and can reach 45 km/h 10-day test runs along Fremont Street in the downtown entertainment district There's a new thrill on the streets of downtown Las Vegas. High and low rollers alike can climb aboard what officials say is the first driverless electric shuttle operating on a public U.S. street. The oval-shaped shuttle that carries 12 people began a 10-day, free pilot... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2017

5 stars rating of NEXYAD by EARLY METRICS

5 stars rating of NEXYAD by EARLY METRICS    The high-tech startup NEXYAD has been rated by the rating agency EARLY METRICS and is in the top 2%of all rated startups ever (81/100, five stars). NEXYAD is member of MOV'EO and member of the Groupement ADAS. NEXYAD has several high applied maths level algorithms/products : . SafetyNex (http://www.safetynex.net) : available on smartphones and soon into professional devices.  SafetyNex is a real time driving risk assessment telematics system and a vocal alert assistant... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2017

Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price

Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price When we talk about driverless cars, we're often starting with the concept of a whole-package model — such as Google's now famous laser-and-sensor prototype — one that's already navigating selected routes in California. But there's another frontier in the technology-driven space of advanced driving systems, and it's starting to make inroads in the aftermarket. Witness the emergence of add-ons such as Cruise Automation's RP-1 radar-based advanced driver assist... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2017

Uber's driverless truck makes its first delivery: Automated vehicle crosses Colorado on a 120-mile BEER run Read more: http://w

Uber's driverless truck makes its first delivery: Automated vehicle crosses Colorado on a 120-mile BEER run San Francisco startup Otto outfitted the truck with self-driving technology It travelled from a weigh station in Fort Collins to Colorado Springs A trained driver monitored the vehicle on its journey from the back seat  A self-driving truck has made its first commercial delivery run in the US, carrying a vital cargo to a depot in the Rockies: thousands of cases of beer. The automated semi took to the open road as... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2017

Five big tests that driverless cars will have to pass

Five big tests that driverless cars will have to pass Self-driving cars developed by Google and others are likely to be technically superior before long, but their road to the mainstream will not be simple.  It would be easy to believe that robot cars are powering inevitably onto our roads. Google’s self-driving vehicles have totted up more than 1.2 million miles – 90 years worth of driving experience – on California’s streets since 2009. Various countries and US states are bending over backwards to... [Lire la suite]
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