Automotive safety partnership focuses on driver monitoring

Source: Smart2Zero  – September 10th, 2018   For improved road safety, Osram Opto Semiconductors and automotive safety systems provider Joyson Safety Systems (Sterling Heights, MI) have partnered to equip the new Cadillac CT6 with a novel driver monitoring capability for semi-autonomous driving, relying on Osram’s Oslon Black SFH 4715S infrared LED. ‘Super Cruise’ as the system…


Schneider Electric Modicon vulnerability impacts ICS operation in industrial settings

Source: ZDNet  – September 6th, 2018   A security vulnerability discovered in Schneider Electric Modicon controllers has the potential to severely disrupt industrial equipment and networks. According to researchers from industrial cybersecurity firm Radiflow, the bug, tracked as CVE-2018-7789, “severely exposes the safety and availability of the ICS networks on which these devices were installed.” The vulnerability is present…


Apple Self-Driving SUV Rear-Ended In Sunnyvale

Source: KPIX5  – September 1st, 2018   One of Apple’s self-driving cars was rear-ended on the freeway. It’s Apple’s first self-driving vehicle crash, but experts say many autonomous car operators are reporting similar accidents. Cars going at least 50 miles per hour whiz down Lawrence Expressway in Sunnyvale, a testing area for Apple’s self-driving Lexus SUVs.…