Five Technologies Reshaping our Lives in 2019: Shifting into High Gear

Source: EETimes  – November 29th, 2018   A triple wave of disruption is hitting the automotive industry – vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles, and transport-as-a-service. Significant advances in autonomy aren’t limited to the automotive market. Robots, and increasingly, cobots (human-robot pairings) are operating independently of programming as they are equipped with sensors and local, fog, and…

Not All ADAS Vehicles Created Equal

Source: EETimes  – August 8th, 2018   The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) earlier this week unveiled results, and insights gained, from tests to evaluate such ADAS features as adaptive cruise control (ACC) and lane-keeping assist (LKA). In the tests, performed both on the road and on test tracks, IIHS found that some models struggled…

Software partnership delivers safe, secure in-car infotainment

Source: Smart2Zero  – August 2nd, 2018   Green Hills Software and Paragon Software have integrated Paragon File System Link and Green Hills INTEGRITY RTOS to provide increased functionality for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. Paragon’s drivers allow vehicle owners to connect USB devices, SD cards, and other storage media directly to IVI systems. Paragon File System Link…

Uber’s controversial self-driving truck division shuts down

Source: ArsTechnica  – July 31st, 2018   Uber is shutting down its self-driving truck program, the company acknowledged on Monday. It’s the latest example of Uber scaling back its self-driving technology efforts in the wake of a deadly Uber self-driving car crash in March. Uber’s self-driving truck program has been embroiled in controversy since Uber acquired the unit two years ago.…

Daimler tests robo taxis – on a platform from Bosch and Nvidia

Source: EENews  – July 11th, 2018   Cars without drivers are nothing completely new in Silicon Valley. Now Daimler is competing with them with an electric vehicle. The luxury car manufacturer will use an Artificial Intelligence platform developed by Bosch and Nvidia, running Daimler’s own algorithms. Automated driving requires a redundant system architecture and the highest…