Automotive

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication: Let the car message while driving, not you!

Ensuring safety of passengers in speeding vehicles and other road-side commuters has always been the major focus of urban transportation authorities, worldwide. The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA), USA’s largest association representing the transportation and technology communities, has been closely working with the Department of Transportation to advance the…

The Role of Automatic Vehicle Localization (AVL) System in Fleet...

One of the emerging applications of fleet management is in the area of GPS-based automatic vehicle localization (AVL) systems. This technology merges on-board diagnostics of a vehicle with satellite-based GPS data and provides the advantage of expected locating of a private or public transport vehicle. AVL also plays a role…

Driverless Cars – Shifting Customer Experience into High Gear

Of  late, there's been a lot of buzz surrounding driverless cars. Recently, on May 17th, Tampa, FL played host to a driverless car event where it was demonstrated how "sensors" and "cameras" can replace human drivers completely. At present, Google is in fact, paying people to test drive its autonomous…

Traffic Surveillance Systems with Sensor Networks

Traffic surveillance systems have been around for quite a while across various cities worldwide. The ubiquitous presence of closed circuit cameras, vehicle plate detection systems and LED lane control lights has made traffic and incident management smooth and efficient. With such advanced technologies changing the face of traffic systems, it…

Will Car Sensors Replace Human Drivers Completely?

If you’re reading this blog right now, there’s a huge chance that you might be behind the wheels like the other 660,000 drivers accessing their smartphones at any point of time, (it’s called “distracted driving” – we highly DO NOT recommend this accident-prone strategy!). However, even saner drivers would agree…

Smarter, Safer, & Sustainable Fleet Management

Who is the key threat to Walmart, globally renowned for discount department stores and warehouses? Out of the various competitors, I think it is Netgrocer - a new online store delivering groceries at the doorstep. Each country now has a version of Netgrocer, even local cities have come up with…

Study of ADAS Sensors to Increase Adaptability for Wide Range...

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) market is predicted to reach $50 billion in 2020 with a growth rate of 19.2% year over year. ADAS signifies accident-free driving vision. To implement this vision, government around the globe are implementing safety regulations. Also since consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of the greater…