03 novembre 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles?

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles?   The “thing” that made the Smart Turn System the very best self-cancelling turn signal module in the world became the foundation for the future of motorcycles in traffic. One of the main goals of our company is to become a leader in safety gear for motorcycles that will not only make your ride smarter but also to achieve higher standards of communication in traffic. SInce our core business and development are oriented in two-wheelers movement that we can... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2016

Advanced telematics for enhancing the SAFEty and comfort of motorcycle RIDERs

Advanced telematics for enhancing the SAFEty and comfort of motorcycle RIDERs Background & policy context:  Motorcycle and moped fatalities account for 17,8% of the total number of road accident fatalities in Europe and, compared to a passenger car occupant, a motorcycle rider is 26 times more likely to die in a crash, based on vehicle miles travelled, as riders are among the vulnerable road users. Objectives:  SAFERIDER aimed to enhance PTW riders' safety by applying ADAS/IVIS on PTWs of all types... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Auto Tech vs. Motorcycles – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  You’ve probably seen the commercials… Cars fitted with Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Braking, Blind Spot Detection, and Collision Avoidance. With so many new cars offering advanced driver assistance systems, motorcyclists are left wondering how they will be affected. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), a staunch advocate for bikers, sent letters to more than a dozen car makers to find out whether blind spot sensors, forward-and rear-looking sensors... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2016

BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future

BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future The German automaker unveiled on Tuesday its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike has self-balancing wheels designed to stand upright even at a complete stop, stability that the company says will allow riders to forgo riding a helmet. "Its self-balancing system will help protect the rider at any time," said Edgar Heinrich, the design director of BMW's... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2016

Tesla “autopilot” Properly Tested With Motorcycles?

Tesla “autopilot” Properly Tested With Motorcycles? Norway – The Norwegian Motorcyclists’ Union (NMCU) has contacted Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors and asked him: Is Tesla “autopilot” properly tested with motorcycles? This is as a follow-up letter to the Minister of Transport, where NMCU took up the issue of people being fooled into believing that adaptive cruise control makes the vehicle “self-executing”. NMCU insists that any system being basis for the term “self-driving” must be thoroughly tested with... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2016

Advanced telematics for enhancing the SAFEty and comfort of motorcycle RIDERs

Advanced telematics for enhancing the SAFEty and comfort of motorcycle RIDERs Background & policy context:  Motorcycle and moped fatalities account for 17,8% of the total number of road accident fatalities in Europe and, compared to a passenger car occupant, a motorcycle rider is 26 times more likely to die in a crash, based on vehicle miles travelled, as riders are among the vulnerable road users. Objectives:  SAFERIDER aimed to enhance PTW riders' safety by applying ADAS/IVIS on PTWs of all types... [Lire la suite]