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]
13 mars 2016

ADAS view from European Commission

ADAS view from European Commission     The opinions expressed in the studies are those of the consultant and do not necessarily represent the position of the Commission. ADAS Assessing the fitness to drive Education/training Infrastructural measures Vehicle design and vehicle safety What can be done about it? ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can provide personal assistance in a road environment that cannot always take into account the possibilities and limitations of the older driver. An... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2016

SafetyNex by NEXYAD : measurement of RISK OF ACCIDENT for actuaries (Insurance Companies)

SafetyNex by NEXYAD : measurement of RISK OF ACCIDENT for actuaries (Insurance Companies) To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?page_id=441    
08 mars 2016

NEXYAD member of Groupement ADAS will talk at CONNECTED CAR INSURANCE EUROPE 2016

NEXYAD member of Groupement ADAS will talk at CONNECTED CAR INSURANCE EUROPE 2016 :the congress on Insurance Telematics : NEXYAD will show solution for REAL RISK OF ACCIDENT measurement (easy-to-use by actuaries) To read more : http://www.tu-auto.com/connectedcar-insurance-eu/conference-speakers.php

25 février 2016


NEXYAD explains clearly why the usual telematics systems CANNOT predict the risk of accident because they make WRONG HYPOTHESIS (for instance : severe braking as an indicator of bad driving). NEXYAD has been working for 15 year on risk of accident computing and explains the methodology and all the results using SafetyNex. This paper is French spoken (under translation)  Calcul du risque d’accident pris par les conducteurs. Fév 2016 (pdf) To read more : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/?p=1838
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09 janvier 2016

NEXYAD showed that risk of accident is not correlated to driving style

Although ntuition let people presume that risk of accident may be correlated to driving style, NEXYAD could demonstrate that this is wrong : There are quiet but dangerous drivers, and there are brutal but safe drivers. The module SafetyNex, developed by the company NEXYAD shows how it really works, and this module is the ultimate telematics solution (connected car) for onboard road safety estimation. Available on smartphones, second market electronic devices, and first market electronic devices. Examples of mappings Safety x... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2015

A new patent reveals how Google's self driving cars could talk to pedestrians

As Google works towards the dream of the total driverless car, one of the problems that has been cropping up is that the vehicles are, by design, very defensive drivers. This can leave them stuck at four-way intersections where a little bit of aggression is required before other cars will make space on the road. It can throw off the humans around them, who are prone to rear-ending a vehicle that stops a little too courteously. And it can result in speeding tickets for, well, driving too slow. Earlier this week Google... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2015

Newletter of NEXYAD about ADAS, connected car, autonomous vehicule

Here is the issue #6 of NEXYAD newsletter : Summary : – SafetyNex & EcoGyzer : the Driver Behaviour Signature An App for Insurance companies, and Automotive electronic device : estimation of both Eco Driving and Road Safety. – Nexyad ADAS Validation Database still in progress NEXYAD is currently recording a validation database for artificial vision-based ADAS. Part of this database will be soon available for free on the internet. – ProgressRoadNex v2.2 Robustness demonstration More and more demos of the road detection... [Lire la suite]