01 septembre 2016

Onboard measurement of risk of accident with SafetyNex (real time risk assessment) : Application to prevention & auto insurance

Onboard measurement of risk of accident with SafetyNex (real time risk assessment) : Application to prevention, auto insurance pricing, respecting privacy of driver  1 – Introduction Onboard telematics, smart phones, connected devices, are now in use to monitor driver’s behaviour : habits, way of driving, etc ... Many organizations are interested to collect, use and monetize those data, and one of the key questions is about the driver, privacy and choice to share data, and also his interest: What will he/she get in return... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2016

NEXYAD Automotive and Transportation Newsletter : connected car, artificial vision for ADAS

NEXYAD Automotive and Transportation Newsletter : connected car, artificial vision for ADAS This newsletter issues deals with : . connected car : how to measure risk of accident with onboard applications (connected to the cloud) : Nowadays, insurance companies try to modulate their pricing for every driver. In order to do that, it is necessery to estimate the risk of accident taken by every driver in real time. This risk assessement is now possible using a connected module that compares the way of driving with the intrinsic danger... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2015

Some drivers are quiet but still dangerous (in a road safety point of view)

Some drivers are quiet but still dangerous (in a road safety point of view) : Most people think that brutal drivers (strong braking, etc ...) are dangerous. The hypothesis is that they do not anticipate enough and then they areled to brake very strongly. Many Insurance Companies developped their own onboard "dirving style" estimation that scores this kind of hypothesis. Unfortunately, this idea (that seems to be logical) is not validated by facts : there are brutal drivers that are not dangerous, and there are quiet driversthat are... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2015

NEXYAD ADAS : onboard connected system for responsible driving estimation (eco and safe driving)

NEXYAD proposes a new connected onboard system that measures driving behaviour signature : SafetyNex developed by NEXYAD is used with EcoGyzer (developed by NOMADIC Solutions), in order to plot this signature. A responsable driver is as most Eco as he/she can and always safe (road safety is not an option at all). This application leads to behaiour diagrams :  Road safety and Ecodriving are two completely different ideas that are not correlated : the 4 combination exist : . safe and non eco. eco and non safe. eco and safe.... [Lire la suite]