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,…


Nvidia powers first Level 3 autonomy production car

Source: Smart2Zero  – July 17th, 2017   Chipmaker Nvidia (Santa Clara, CA) has announced that Audi (Ingolstadt, Germany) has chosen Nvidia products and technologies to power features in the automaker’s new 2018 A8 luxury sedan – claimed as the world’s first Level 3 autonomous driving car to go into production. The A8, says Nvidia, is…


Continental substantiates automated driving

Source: Smart2Zero  – July 3rd, 2017   Automated driving is not one single capability. Different traffic situations require different sets of sensors and algorithms. Tier one supplier Continental has introduced techniques and implementations covering a big part of what we understand by “automated driving.” They will all be shown at the upcoming IAA automotive exhibition.…