24 août 2017

The future of automotive is coming faster than you think

The future of automotive is coming faster than you think As excitedly as we talk about it, you’d think the promise of fully autonomous vehicles is right around the bend, just another few miles and we’ll pull into our destination. In truth, we’re not there yet, and a few sceptics even suggest we’ll never get there — too many bumps in the road ahead. As engineers, we know that we’ll get to the holy grail of autonomous driving. The key questions are how long will it take, what’s the best route and how much will it cost? Let’s pull out... [Lire la suite]

31 juillet 2017

Renault ARMs its Twizy EV with open-source architecture

Renault ARMs its Twizy EV with open-source architecture Automotive digital technology is spreading rapidly through the industry and among vehicle platforms. Premium EVs such as TeslaModels S and X, with semi-autonomous driving potential, signal what today’s technology promises. But it isn’t just the top-range products that are adopting such capabilities. Recently the Renault Nissan Alliance announced a collaboration with ARM, the semiconductor and software design company, to open the software and hardware... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2016

The Creator of Google’s Self-Driving Car Now Competes with It

Robotics pioneer Sebastian Thrun is building an open-source autonomous car.   If Sebastian Thrun’s third self-driving-car project is as influential as his first two, we’ll be tearing up our driver’s licenses sooner than anyone expected. As a robotics professor at Stanford, Thrun won the Pentagon’s 2005 contest for self-driving vehicles that fired the starting gun in the race to commercialize the technology. He then established and led Google’s car project, which has racked up more autonomous miles than any competitor. The one... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2014

The connected car, Part 2: Wired for wireless - it's all business

The connected car is a battlefield among technology purveyors fighting to get their hardware plugged into the vehicle's network bus. Open source technology is becoming a key contender. OEMs are sorting through a garage full of options from versions of embedded Linux to the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) distro and the Android car platform La voiture connectée est un champ de bataille entre les fournisseurs de technologie qui se battent pour obtenir leur matériel branché sur le bus de réseau du véhicule. La technologie open source... [Lire la suite]