27 octobre 2016

On the Road to Driverless

On the Road to Driverless Differential GNSS+INS for Land Vehicle Autonomous Navigation Qualification By Gilles Boime, Emmanuel Sicsik-Paré and John Fischer Land-vehicle autonomous navigation requires centimeter-level qualification tools to enable confidence build-up for delivery to open-road traffic insertion. External positioning sensors over a dedicated road section can be replaced with an embedded high-accuracy, highly responsive epoch-by-epoch differential GNSS receiver coupled with an inertial navigation system. The... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2016

Intelligent tyre for accident-free traffic

Intelligent tyre for accident-free traffic Background & policy context:  Research and development work in automotive industry has been focusing at an intensified pace on developing vehicles with intelligent powertrain management, chassis control systems and driver support functions such as ADAS for improved lateral and longitudinal control of the car, as well as for monitoring tasks. Up to 2005, tyres had been only rubber systems representing 'terra incognito' in Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) area without... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2016

IRU Position on Road Safety related Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

IRU Position on Road Safety related Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Unanimously adopted by the IRU Commission on Road Safety (CSR) in Brussels, Belgium, on 1 October 2013. Clarification on the role of the driver and ADAS while operating a vehicle. I. ANALYSIS In recent decades vehicle manufacturers and their system suppliers have made great efforts to improve vehicle technology and traffic safety. One of the major improvements has been the introduction of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. 1. Definition Advanced Driver... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2016

United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 With resolution A/RES/64/255 of 10 May 2010, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the period 2011–2020 as the Decade of Action for Road Safety, with a goal to stabilize and then reduce the forecast level of road traffic fatalities around the world by increasing activities conducted at the national, regional and global levels. 11 May 2011 - Launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 The calendar of activities for the Decade of Action for... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2016

NEXYAD ADAS Newsletter : SafetyNex the revolution in road safety

NEXYAD ADAS Newsletter : SafetyNex the revolution in road safety This issue #12 of NEXYAD newsletter featuring : . SafetyNex : a smartphone App that reduced accident rate by 20% (onboard real time risk assessment : danger warning and risk profile recording) . ObstaNex : new release of the NEXYAD obstacle detection module NEXYAD is member of MOV'EO Groupement ADAS Read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=2719
03 octobre 2016

ADAS Morning - 18th October - Paris

Le Groupement ADAS vous invite à sa première édition des ADAS Morning sur le thème de la sécurité routière. Cette matinée sera l’occasion d’échanger sur  les enjeux, les solutions et les perspectives avec de nombreuses personnalités spécialistes du domaine.                                

21 septembre 2016

Enhancing safety

Enhancing safety Transport is increasing and safety is becoming even more important. Ninety percent of accidents are caused by driver error. So to handle difficult traffic situations in the future our researchers are working to make vehicles smarter than ever before, helping the driver to avoid potentially dangerous situations. Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) include, for example, warning systems and driver awareness support. In most cases the driver is simply warned when something is wrong. Tomorrow's smart... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2016

SafetyNex for Insurance companies

SafetyNex for insurance companies   . SafetyNex is a Smartphone road safety App that works like a true digital co-pilot : warning the driver when approaching a dangerous area,once the excessive speed of the vehicle clearly shows that the driver did not notice the danger. SafetyNex records for insurers profiles of risk and usage.   . Insurance Companies can use SafetyNex for several purposes :   - Increase operating margin of the insurer SafetyNex can prevent 20% of road accidents according studies published... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2016

Deep changes in the business of car insurance. Contribution of the smartphone App SafetyNex in this global context

Deep changes in the business of car insurance. Contribution of the smartphone App SafetyNex in this global context by NEXYAD 1 - Role of the insurer The insurance idea would have appeared on the occasion of the first great journey by boat, and the appearance of "modern" insurance is generally dated from the 19th century. The principle of insurance is easy to understand : if accidents are rare (compared to the number of occurrences - travel, car trips, etc.), a simple and prudent idea then is to "put aside" a certain amount of money... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2016

When the Trial Lawyers Come for the Robot Cars

When the Trial Lawyers Come for the Robot Cars long the way to a world of driverless cars there are many potential roadblocks: infrastructure issues, different technical standards, restrictive state licensing policies, and more. But something more problematic might be the one most likely to derail this important technology: excessive lawsuits. To avoid the chilling effect that excessive litigation might have on this life-saving innovation, Congress may need to provide a certain amount of legal immunity for creators of... [Lire la suite]