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]

25 août 2016

Springfield attorney says Tesla autopilot mode helped him survive medical emergency

  Mid-afternoon on July 26, attorney Joshua Neally got into his Tesla Model X near his downtown Springfield law office to make the drive home to Branson. It was his daughter's 4th birthday, and they had plans for the evening.He took Chestnut Expressway, merged onto U.S. 65 and drove south out of Springfield city limits. Then things got worse. "It was excruciating pain," Neally told the News-Leader Friday. "I've never had such pain in my life." His breathing was limited. He struggled to place a call to his... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2016

OLDER DRIVERS AND ADAS: Which Systems Improve Road Safety?

OLDER DRIVERS AND ADAS: Which Systems Improve Road Safety? In the coming decades, the number of older drivers that experiences difficulties in traffic as a result of functional limitations will strongly increase. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) could resolve some of these difficulties, by providing personal assistance in a road environment that does not always allow for the possibilities and limitations of the older road user. As a result, ADAS would extend the older adult's safe mobility as a driver. The aim of this paper... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2016

Accident fatalities in a TESLA car might have been avoided by using software modules of NEXYAD: the time for monitoring has come

Accident fatalities in a TESLA car might have been avoided by using software modules of NEXYAD : the time for monitoring circuit has come. by NEXYAD Passions run around the issue of autonomous vehicles, or semi-autonomous. Recently with a TESLA car there has been a fatal accident while on autopilot mode. NEXYAD studied traffic safety for twenty years, and we give some elements of reflection on this type of accident.   Processing circuit, informing auti-pilot systems, control, etc ... from perception, data... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2016

France: BMW selects start-up Nexyad for driving risk estimation

France: BMW selects start-up Nexyad for driving risk estimation BMW’s French subsidiary has selected three innovative companies to develop the mobility of the future. The start-up Nexyad is one of them. Nexyad has developed SafetyNex an APP onboard real-time that estimates the risk in driving. Based on artificial intelligence, the system can calculate at every moment the risk taken by the driver, by comparing the driving behavior (speed, acceleration, etc.) to the difficulties of the road (crossroads, school, turns tight, etc). ... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2016

BMW Tech_Date : trois start-up pour inventer la mobilité

BMW Tech_Date : trois start-up pour inventer la mobilité BMW vient de dévoiler les trois start-up primées à son concours d’innovation « BMW Tech_Day ». Les trois start-up françaises seront au Mondial de l'automobile de Paris. Étape par étape, BMW nous a livré les résultats de son concours « BMW Tech_Day ». Aujourd’hui, les trois start-up primées pour leur innovation dans la mobilité ont été dévoilées. Celles-ci faisaient partie des vingt start-up sélectionnées au début du mois de juin. Les trois... [Lire la suite]

21 juillet 2016

ADAS Morning - 18th October - Paris

On 18th October the ADAS Groupement organizes its first edition of the ADAS Morning on the them road safety. Don't miss the opportunity to discuss with specialists of the domain on the main challenges to tackle down, the presents and upcoming solutions. Place : Les Digiteurs CCIP - 2 Rue de Viarmes, 75001 Paris More information soon  
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08 juillet 2016

Road safety research and statistical reports

Road safety research and statistical reports The Department for Transport conducts research into improving road safety across the UK and regularly publishes findings. Documents Compulsory basic training: learners’ and trainers’ perceptions 5 December 2014 Research and analysis Road safety research and statistical reports 18 February 2016 Guidance Novice drivers: evidence review and evaluation 9 October 2013 Research and analysis Motorcycle manoeuvres review: feasibility and safety implications ... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2016

Interview: Continental CEO Elmar Degenhart On Charting The Company's Future In Connected Mobility

AG. Continental CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart is preparing the company to capitalize on the massive changes occurring in the auto industry. Photo by Continental Like many long-established companies involved in the automotive industry, major Tier 1 supplier Continental has anticipated and is now experiencing a major shift in its business due to changes brought about by technology. Fast paced innovation in vehicle software and connectivity, autonomous driving and fuel efficiency mean that auto industry giants like Continental need to react... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2016

position paper : onboard risk assesment for insurance companies

THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT NEED ONBOARD RISK ASSESSMENT . WHY TESTED SOLUTIONS ALL FAILED (ACTUARIES SAY) ? . WHY SOLUTIONS BASED ON "SEVERE BRAKING", "VELOCITY IN CURVE", "ACCELERATIONS" ... HAVE STRICTLY NO CHANCE TO WORK ? . WHAT TO DO TO GET A RISK ASSESSMENT MODULE THAT WORKS? (Presentation of a disruptive solution) By NEXYAD 1-INTRODUCTION Insurance companies now find themselves in front of a potential change in business model, and the so-called "pay how you drive" pricing is an idea whose time has... [Lire la suite]