Magna platform brings L4 autonomy to existing car designs

Source: Smart2Zero  – September 4th, 2017   Austrian-Canadian technology company Magna International has introduced a comprehensive electronics platform that enables autonomous driving up to level four and can be integrated into existing and future car designs – provided, of course, they already have the appropriate actors. The platform, dubbed MAX4 combines cameras, radar, lidar and…

Research project makes life safer for pedestrians and cyclists

Source: EENewsAutomotive  – August 24th, 2017   Existing concepts for networked traffic have a decisive weakness: pedestrians and cyclists are only taken into consideration on the margins. The TIMON project aims to end this situation, as pedestrians and cyclists take part in the networked traffic through their smartphones. The purpose of the research project is…

Global motorcycle sensors market forecast

Source: EENewsAutomotive  – August 20th, 2017   A new report from market research firm TechNavio predicts that the global motorcycle sensors market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 13% by 2021. Sensor types covered in the report include process, position, and motion sensors, with process sensors – which are…

Altran acquires NEXT Ingegneria dei Sistemi, an Italy-based embedded software engineering company

Source: GlobeNewswire  – July 30th, 2017   Altran has today announced the acquisition of NEXT Ingegneria dei Sistemi, an Italy-based embedded software company which provides its customers with advanced software products and services. The company primarily serves the Defense, Aerospace and Rail industries. Its client portfolio includes notably key industry players such as Leonardo, Telespazio,…