sensors

Telematics Maker Targets Car-Sharing Companies With Immobilization Tech
16th January 2019

Telematics Maker Targets Car-Sharing Companies With Immobilization Tech

An Israeli telematics maker is targeting car-sharing companies with tech it claims enables them to “control and immobilize” vehicles, preventing “unauthorized driver[s]” from entering them. ERM Advanced Telematics is...

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25th October 2018

AAA: ADAS Systems Could Drive Up Vehicle Repair Costs

A new study from AAA finds ADAS can add an extra $3,000 in repair costs, thanks to sensors and cameras that require specific parts and expertise.

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17th September 2018

Volkswagen-Led Effort Might Lock Down AV Standards

Volkswagen is looking to convince other automakers to create standards for sensors and software in autonomous vehicles.

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22nd August 2018

WaveSense GPR Technology Scans the Road Beneath the Vehicle

A start-up founded by MIT graduates focuses on the ground beneath the vehicle with a radar system that helps avoid obstacles and stay on the path. WaveSense announced the...

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ZF Marshall Updates Camera Designed for ADAS Platforms
16th August 2018

ZF Marshall Updates Camera Designed for ADAS Platforms

As autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles develop, cameras will play an integral role in keeping them on the road and away from other objects. The US-based manufacturing arm of German...

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10th July 2018

Connected Cars Require a Shift in Mindset

The connected car is a complex machine comprising 50-plus sensors and, by some estimates, 100 million lines of software code. It is being subject to an intense period of...

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18th June 2018

BlackBerry & DMC Insurance Partnering on Fleet Management

BlackBerry and DMC Insurance will use BlackBerry's Radar platform to help organizations keep closer track of their fleet assets, which could result in lower insurance costs.

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15th June 2018

Volvo Invests in Silicon Valley Lidar Specialist Luminar

In the midst of a high-stakes race to develop the most sophisticated sensors for self-driving vehicles, Volvo buys a stake in Lidar startup Luminar.

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16th May 2018

Nissan Expands ProPilot ADAS Platform to More Vehicles

Nissan's ProPilot ADAS platform helps keep drivers in their lane and maintain safe distances from other vehicles in various traffic scenarios. The company is now expanding the program to...

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14th March 2018

Ford Patent Details Drone-Based Autonomous Vehicle Backup

Autonomous vehicles rely on a variety of sensors to keep the car on the road, but Ford is developing a drone-based navigational backup if they fail

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23rd March 2015

Sensors: Powerful, Cheaper and Multipurpose

A human being doesn't have 360-degree visibility when she's driving a car. She relies on her judgment to tell her whether to look at her side mirror, the backup...

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