20 juin 2019

Towards Fully Autonomous Driving ? The Perception Decision-making bottleneck (Plenary Talk)

Towards Fully Autonomous Driving ? The Perception Decision-making bottleneck (Plenary Talk) Safety is still insufficient (a false sense of Safety) ! => Still some Perception & Situation Awareness errors (even in commercial systems) => On May 7th 2016, Tesla driver killed in crash with Autopilot active (recently revealed by Tesla) Autopilot didn’t detected the trailer as an obstacle (NHTSA investigation + Tesla conjecture):  Camera => White color against a brightly lit sky (+ High ride height ?) !  Radar => High... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2019

Lyft announces new suite of safety features

Lyft announces new suite of safety features Safety is fundamental for ride-hailing services, taking steps in this direction Lyft has recently announced a new suite of safety features and programs. The company believes that these efforts will make it easier for riders to find their ride, alert emergency services in the event of an unsafe situation, and ensure any ride issues are communicated back to support team and drivers themselves. The added new features are: • Increased in-app license plate visibility The best way to... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2019

European Parliament backs new vehicle safety standards

European Parliament backs new vehicle safety standards The European Parliament has given the green light to new minimum EU vehicle safety requirements that will come into force from 2022.  The vote by the full parliament, at its last session of this mandate, follows a provisional deal reached by the EU institutions last month. According to the final deal on the legislation, new cars, vans, lorries and buses sold in Europe will be fitted as standard with a range of new vehicle safety features such as Automated Emergency... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2019

Fleets using artificial intelligence to accelerate safety, efficiency

Fleets using artificial intelligence to accelerate safety, efficiency “Artificial intelligence” (AI) may evoke fears of robots writing their own software code and not taking orders from humans. The real AI, at least in present form, is delivering results in the business world. Technology companies are using powerful computers and advanced statistical models to accelerate their product development. Most are not calling these efforts AI but rather machine learning. As a form of AI, machine learning is making it possible to quickly... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2019

NEXYAD got the prize of French National Road Safety Administration for their software component SafetyNex

NEXYAD got the prize of French National Road Safety Administration for their software component SafetyNex NEXYAD was at the ceremony of French Innovation for Road Safety and won the prize. Read more : https://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/NEXYAD_SafetyNex.pdf
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04 janvier 2019

6 Key Connectivity Requirements of Autonomous Driving

6 Key Connectivity Requirements of Autonomous Driving While the future of the automotive industry is still unwritten, here is what we know: Industry leaders will need to master connectivity to deliver the V2X (vehicle-to-everything) capabilities fully autonomous driving promises. Autonomous driving is both an audacious visionary goal and a highly achievable feat of technical engineering. The race to launching the industry’s first fully autonomous car is accelerating, as technology companies like Apple and Waymo battle car companies... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2018

NEXYAD real time driving risk assessment for ADAS, Autonomous Driving, Car Insurance, and Fleet Management at INTEMPORA TECHDAY

NEXYAD real time driving risk assessment for ADAS, Autonomous Driving, Car Insurance, and Fleet Management at INTEMPORA TECHDAY This congress organized by INTEMPORA was impressive and gathered the French community of ADAS and Autonomous Driving around demos and presentations. Congrats to INTEMPORA. The technology SafetyNex (real time driving risk assesment algorithm developed by NEXYAD) was truely appreciated and we could discuss about applications. The MOVEO Groupement ADAS made good présentations too. This was a good congress... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2018

Volvo connected cars and trucks to share road safety data

Volvo connected cars and trucks to share road safety data   Vehicles will alert each other to dangerous driving conditions. Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks have unveiled a joint cloud-based Connected Safety service that enables connected vehicles to warn each other automatically about dangerous road conditions. The partnership will see live, anonymised data shared between Volvo trucks sold in Sweden and Norway, and Volvo cars equipped with the Hazard Light Alert system. Hazard Light Alert has been available in Sweden and... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2018

Top 13 Trends in Commercial Fleet Management

Top 13 Trends in Commercial Fleet Management When reading reports about the national macro-economy, it is easy to be lulled into thinking everyone is experiencing the same business conditions; however, for many companies the economy continues to be sluggish and uncertain.This has a direct impact on company fleet operations with management cautious about allocating additional capital and exerting pressure to control expenditures — both internally and for outside services. To get a pulse of the commercial fleet... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2018

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand EC drive to cut HGV kill rates will see more mandating of driver assistance technology, discovers Siegfried Mortkowitz [Mob.Mortkowitz.2015.12.21] Since 1 November, 2015, all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) sold in the European Union have had to be equipped with lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS). Fitting out trucks and buses with these two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) was mandated in an European Commission (EC)... [Lire la suite]