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Feb
21

Nexyad Automotive & Transportation Newsletter #15 is Available

Nexyad Automotive & Transportation Newsletter #15 is Available


2017 Year of mass deployment for Nexyad Products

After three years of Nexyad products development, 2017 will see the start of mass deployment of its products. An Automotive EOM has integrated RoadNex & ObstaNex for road detection and obstacles detection on special vehicles and an Infrastructure EOM has integrated Visinex for visibility measurement on highways. Beside, we’ll soon announce our first customers for SafetyNex.

Headlines :
– Nexyad Review after the CES 2017 in Las Vegas
– Example of SafetyNex Risk Profiles Data
– SafetyNex App Risk Profiles Analysis
– Nexyad invited to the 4th “Les rencontres du Fleet Management”
– NEXYAD new award: Champion SME (PME championne) of the French cluster MOV’EO
– Interview of Mov’eo and Nexyad by AutoK7
– New Update for Nexyad Modules RoadNex (Road detection) & ObstaNex (Obstacles Detection)

Read the Newsletter here.

Feb
13

2017 Year of mass deployment for Nexyad Products

NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation Newsletter #15, February 13th, 2017

 


2017 Year of mass deployment for Nexyad Products

After three years of Nexyad products development, 2017 will see the start of mass deployment of its products. An Automotive EOM has integrated RoadNex & ObstaNex for road detection and obstacles detection on special vehicles and an Infrastructure EOM has integrated Visinex for visibility measurement on highways. Beside, we’ll soon announce our first customers for SafetyNex.

Headlines :

– Nexyad Review after the CES 2017 in Las Vegas

– Example of SafetyNex Risk Profiles Data

– SafetyNex App Risk Profiles Analysis

– Nexyad invited to the 4th “Les rencontres du Fleet Management”

– NEXYAD new award: Champion SME (PME championne) of the French cluster MOV’EO

– Interview of Mov’eo and Nexyad by AutoK7

– New Update for Nexyad Modules RoadNex (Road detection) & ObstaNex (Obstacles Detection)

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Nexyad Review after the CES 2017 in Las Vegas

Thanks to Business France, the DGE “Direction Générale des Entreprises” and “les Pôles de Compétitivité” (competitivity cluster) for having organised this CES mission. The “connected and autonomous vehicles” Mission brought together the four french pôles de compétitivité automobiles : LUTB, MOV’EO (Thanks too for the sponsoring), ID4CAR and cluster Pôle Véhicule du Futur; the Mission goal was to organise meetings and visits of big companies present at the CES and some top french Automotive SME’s in Las Vegas.

Nexyad was part of the Mission and took the opportunity to meet its partners, customers and future customers in Las Vegas. The show is bigger than everybody has told us before. There is thousands of boothes in several places in Las Vegas. It is impossible to see everything in four days long. This year, French Tech was well represented in the Venetian Hotel and at the Convention Center near the Westgate Hotel. Thursday January 5th, Nexyad was invited to a networking reception sponsored by Orange with the presence of Mr Stéphane Richard, chairman and CEO of Orange. The event took place at the Air Bar on the top of the Strastosphere Tower in Las Vegas.

Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas.


Special interests seen about ADAS & Autonomous Driving at CES in Las Vegas

Abeeway already present at CES 2015 presented this year its new solution for autonomous geolocalisation with great duration (one year).

Giant Alphabet announced process of finalizing its autonomous car business through spin-off Waymo. Is Google will be car manufacturers or just embedded technology platforms and in the cloud technology for manufacturers ?

The GENIVI industrial alliance provides an open source system initiative for automotive manufacturers and their suppliers in connected car field. It collaborates with the Open Connectivity Foundation for connectivity between vehicles and smart homes. The alliance includes manufacturers such as PSA60, Renault Nissan, BMW and Daimler.

HERE Indoor Positioning brings precision to the industrial IoT.

Here at CES 2017
HERE Indoor Positionning demo

The NEXYAD team present in Las Vegas was invited by officials on the HERE booth at Convention Center Central Plazza.
When we entered the booth, we saw a table with mini robotic forklifts in a warehouse, all built with real technology. The robots moved around a simulated environment picking up and delivering containers based on high-accuracy positioning, bringing the real-world applications to life.
It was one of the numerous technologies presented by HERE at CES this year.
More about HERE here


LeddarTech has showcased three innovative 2D and 3D high-resolution LIDAR “solid state” solutions for autonomous driving applications based on next-generation LeddarCore ICs and developed with the collaboration of leading-edge suppliers and partners from the newly-established Leddar Ecosystem.
Nexyad hat a “summit” meeting with Leddartech (top of the Westgate Hotel on the booth of the canadian company). Both companies spoke about various future projects within the Groupement ADAS.
LeddarTech in Las Vegas

Gérard Yahiaoui CEO of Nexyad and Pier-Olivier Hamel Product leader at Leddartech.


Quanergy Systems rised $90m in 2016 to built Autonomous cars sensors with US Partner Sensata Technologies.

REVA2 participated for the first time to CES and present a vehicle that is both autonomous and traditional. It is in fact a complete automotive system that ambition to create the French startup.




robotTUNER (An automated vehicle that looks like the french one NAVYA).

Twinswheel has presented its autonomous droid for parcel delivery services in urban area.


New ADAS demos by VALEO

Valeo onboard demos area at Golden Lot was completely crowed during the four days of the Convention. But we were lucky happy few to test Valeo XtraVue and Valeo 360AEB Nearshield.

Valeo XtraVue is a system based on a set of connected cameras that eliminates visual obstacles. It takes two vehicles equipped with the system. The driver of the vehicle B, which follows the vehicle A, can see on its control screen what happens in front of the vehicle A by seeing through it.

Valeo at CES 2017
VALEO XtraVue demo car

Valeo 360AEB Nearshield (Autonomous Emergency Braking) is an innovative technology to protect nearby pedestrians when vehicles perform low-speed maneuvers. With a full 360 degrees system of cameras and ultrasonic sensors, this ADAS helps the driver to avoid accident due to blind spots around large vehicles such as SUV and pick-up trucks.
Read more about Valeo at CES


Verizon (fixed and mobile telecom) was updating 2.0 of its Go90 video streaming application for iOS and Android which now supports Apple TV and Google Chromecast. It will allow the sharing of video links with other users via social networks. Verizon Digital Media acquired Volicon, which manages video distribution back-ends and analytics with its Media Intelligence Platform. Another acquisition is Fleetmatics for $ 2.4B. It is a fleet tracking service via GPS, a deal to get into the automotive sector.
The sugar on the top was Yahoo !, acquired for only $ 4.8B. the top is its billion unique monthly users including 60% on mobiles, and its advertising network. This complements the acquisition of AOL, Yahoo being intended to integrate it.


Visteon Demonstrates Augmented Reality Driving Experience and Latest Head-Up Display Technology at CES® 2017.

Complementing the vehicle’s HUD, embedded front-view and driver monitoring cameras trigger “smart alerts” in the form of lights and sounds when the driver is not paying attention to the road, if the vehicle strays from its lane, or if the vehicle is at risk of potentially hitting an object. For example, when a pedestrian or bicycle is present on the side of the road, an LED light projects onto the windshield within a 90-degree angle of the driver’s line of sight, giving a visual alert without the driver needing to turn his or her head.

Read more about Visteon here

VISTEON at CES 2017
Two onboard cameras look at the front of the car (a video for the demo),
detect obstacles and alerts the driver via a HUD.

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Example of SafetyNex Risk Profiles Data

See below an example of Risk Profile Data Nexyad is able to give to their customers. SafetyNex provides Eco Driving profiles data, and usages profiles (Kms, date, hours, kind of roads, etc…) all of these can be crossed with Risk Profiles.

SafetyNex Risk Profile

Look at the entire SafetyNex User Manual

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SafetyNex App Risk Profiles Analysis

Risk profiles estimated by SafetyNex: Analysis of profiles, and possible use to detect fatigue and hypovigilance of driver.

SafetyNex is a nomadic real-time risk estimation system. The system has been described in detail in previous publications [1] and uses the key concept of “near-accident” or “quasi-accident”, and is a result of 15 years of collaborative research with road safety experts and researchers.
The main competitive advantage of SafetyNex is that it allows, since the risk is estimated in real time,
to warn the driver (vocal alert), and thus to allow driver to avoid accident. Studies show that SafetyNex can reduce accident rate by 20% [2], which represents for insurers and fleet managers a consequent increase in margin [3].
But of course, SafetyNex also records usage and risk profiles. These profiles provide the behavior of the driver, or more precisely, his/her ability to regulate driving task consistently with danger. No need to record large volumes of data (accelerations, etc…) which in reality are not data (these are signals) for a possible back-office analysis, SafetyNex provides exactly the interesting data [4].
Below are examples of usage profiles and driver risk profiles.

. Read the entire paper
. Analyse des profils de risque en conduite estimés par SafetyNex (version française)

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Nexyad invited to the 4th “Les rencontres du Fleet Management”

Last thursday 26th of january 2017, Gérard Yahiaoui CEO of Nexyad participated to a panel debate in Paris near Les Champs Elysées. He was invited as road safety telematics expert. Marie-Amélie Fenoll journalist at Decision Achats animated the discussion between other speakers : Jean-Yves Marie Rose of Ademe, Julien Honnart of Wayzup, Didier Blocus of ALD Automotive France, Edwin Colella and Alain Sinquin of Octo Telematics.

Fleet Management faces numerous problems and stakes in terms of safety, monitoring of drivers, training and loss costs. Gérard Yahiaoui presented SafetyNex App risk assessment in real time, that warns the driver before danger and gives individual and global risk profiles and usage profiles. An API of SafetyNex will be available very soon to integrate in any device. SafetyNex use allows to reduce accident rate by 20%.

Les rencontres du Fleet Management partners are ALD Automotive France, Ayming, Codes Rousseau, La carte carburant pro E. Leclerc, Octo Telematics and Phoenix development.

Gérard Yahiaoui Nexyadfrom the left Marie-Amélie Fenoll, Edwin Collela and Gérard Yahiaoui

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NEXYAD new award :
Champion SME (PME championne) of the French cluster MOV’EO

NEXYAD is proud to announce that MOV’EO selected NEXYAD to be one of their CHAMPION high tech SMEs
(PME championne du pôle de compétitivité MOV’EO).

“We are very proud to get this award from MOV’EO that works hard for high tech SMEs development” said Gerard YAHIAOUI, CEO of NEXYAD. “We participated to the MOV’EO mission at CES 2017 in LasVegas, with Business France, and for us, it is already a success”. “This new award will give us more exposure and for a High-Tech SME it is always a good thing”.

Moveo

“Nous sommes très fiers d’obtenir cette récompense de MOV’EO qui œuvre pour le développement des PME de hautes technologies dans le secteur de la mobilité. Nous avons participé à la la mission CES 2017 à Las Vegas, avec Business France, et pour Nexyad, c’est déjà un succès. Cette nouvelle récompense nous apporte plus d’exposition et pour une PME de High-Tech c’est toujours une bonne chose.” a déclaré Gérard Yahiaoui le P-DG de Nexyad.

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Interview of Mov’eo and Nexyad by AutoK7

Nicolas Dattez from french competitivity cluster MOVEO and Gérard Yahiaoui CEO of Nexyad talk about their experience of CES in Las Vegas with Christophe Bourroux for RadioK7 “Voice of Mobility”

“We are stronger at ten to push heavy doors !”

Interview of Gerard Yahiaoui on RadioK7

(Click to play)

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New Update for Nexyad Modules RoadNex (Road detection) & ObstaNex (Obstacles Detection)

Nexyad development team work hard to give updates and new functionnalities to its ADAS modules. See Below an example of road detection with the last update on RoadNex:

RoadNex on RT-Maps

Feb
07

SafetyNex App Risk Profiles Analysis

Risk profiles estimated by SafetyNex: Analysis of profiles, and possible use to detect fatigue and hypovigilance of driver.

SafetyNex is a nomadic real-time risk estimation system. The system has been described in detail in previous publications [1] and uses the key concept of “near-accident” or “quasi-accident”, and is a result of 15 years of collaborative research with road safety experts and researchers.
The main competitive advantage of SafetyNex is that it allows, since the risk is estimated in real time,
to warn the driver (vocal alert), and thus to allow driver to avoid accident. Studies show that SafetyNex can reduce accident rate by 20% [2], which represents for insurers and fleet managers a consequent increase in margin [3].
But of course, SafetyNex also records usage and risk profiles. These profiles provide the behavior of the driver, or more precisely, his/her ability to regulate driving task consistently with danger. No need to record large volumes of data (accelerations, etc…) which in reality are not data (these are signals) for a possible back-office analysis, SafetyNex provides exactly the interesting data [4].
Below are examples of usage profiles and driver risk profiles.

. Read the entire paper
. Analyse des profils de risque en conduite estimés par SafetyNex (version française)

Nov
09

Presentation of Driving Risk Assessment Smartphone App SafetyNex
at Moveo ADAS Morning

Cluster “Groupement ADAS” Launched the october 18th first ADAS Morning co-organized with MOVEO in Paris.
Thema was ADAS and Road Safety : to discuss challenges, solutions and opportunities with many specialists personalities in the field in front of a large audiance.

You’ll find videos of presentations HERE

NEXYAD presented SafetyNex Driving Risk Assessment Smartphone App

Gérard Yahiaoui at ADAS Morning
Gérard Yahiaoui presenting SafetyNex at ADAS Morning in Paris

Oct
27

New Release of SafetyNex

General ergonomics of SafetyNex has changed and after each run you have immediate results of your driving score with Gold Cup if you are safe.

SafetyNex Screenshots
SafetyNex comprehensive HMI

http://www.safetynex.net

Oct
10

“SafetyNex the Revolutionary App of Road Safety”
Automotive & Transportation Newsletter #12 is Available

NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation Newsletter #12, October 6th, 2016



SafetyNex the Revolutionary App of Road Safety

Headlines :

– Nexyad on BMW booth at the Mondial de L’Automobile
– The SafetyNex Revolution for everyone
– Papers about SafetyNex
– Visit of BMW Startup Garage
– Important Release of ObstaNex : our Obstacles Detector for ADAS
– French Minister Ségolène Royal congrats SME’s
– Nexyad researcher speaker at Brussels
– Nexyad in Media

Read the Newsletter #12


SafetyNex


Oct
06

SafetyNex the Revolutionary App of Road Safety

NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation Newsletter #12, October 6th, 2016



Headlines :

– Nexyad on BMW booth at the Mondial de L’Automobile

– The SafetyNex Revolution for everyone

– Papers about SafetyNex

– Visit of BMW Startup Garage

– Important Release of ObstaNex : our Obstacles Detector for ADAS

– French Minister Ségolène Royal congrats SME’s

– Nexyad researcher speaker at Brussels

– Nexyad in Media



Nexyad on BMW booth at the Mondial de L’Automobile

NEXYAD was invited by BMW on BMW booth at Mondial de l’Automobile Paris 2016, october 5th, .
After have been choosen as one of the three winners of BMW Techdate Challenge 2016.
BMW booth
Up left: presentation of SafetyNex by Nexyad; up right: Serge Naudin, CEO BMW Group France, Gérard Yahiaoui, CEO Nexyad. Down left: the fabulous BMW i8


Thanks to BMW for this amazing event
BMW gave the opportunity for three innovative french startups to present their technologies on the business lounge on BMW booth. Serge Naudin, CEO of BMW Group France made a speech that remains the goal of the challenge BMW techdate that bring the winners to BMW Startup Garage in Munich (two weeks ago). He congratulated Nexyad, Oridao and Sentryo and introduced each of them to a bench of selected journalists.
Gérard Yahiaoui presented SafetyNex (that reduces accident rate by 20%) Nexyad onboard App of Risk assessment for driver, then he answered the questions and received several invited customers and partners.

Reminder : BMW Techdate wished to push ahead the french innovative high tech and identify new partners for technology matters. After a picky skimming, 20 startups were selected to present their project in front of a professional panel of Automotive, mobility, and connected car experts.
The quality of SafetyNex impressed the jury and the 9th june, BMW France announced Nexyad as part of the 3 winners of the first Techdate Challenge with Oridao and Sentryo.

Read more

Interview of Nexyad CEO, Gérard Yahiaoui, by Laurent Meillaud at Mondial de l’Auto TV



The SafetyNex Revolution for everyone

SafetyNex, une App SmartPhone qui révolutionne le monde de l’automobile : véhicules intelligents, assurance auto, gestion de flottes, utilisation du digital pour le retail

SafetyNex is a Samartphone App developed and sold by NEXYAD, it’s allows to reduce Accident Rate by 20% [1]. This App has a straight applied interest for several users.

– Driver
– Insurance Company
– Car Manufacturer
– Fleet Manager
– Big Retailer

Read Full Paper



Papers about SafetyNex

SafetyNex is the ultimate SmartPhone App for real time onboard driving risk assessment.
See how it works and how SafetyNex can reduce accident rate by 20% with respect for driver’s privacy.
Just read all the papers (available both in English and En Français) and feel free to contact NEXYAD for any question : sales@nexyad.net
Note : NEXYAD will present SafetyNex on the BMW booth at MONDIAL de L’AUTO, in Paris, the 5th of October (*)
SafetyNex Card 1SafetyNex Card 2
(*) SafetyNex was selected by BMW during the BMW Tech Date Challenge in Paris in June 2016.

En Français :

. SafetyNex réduit de 20% le nombre d’accidents de la route

. Modification profonde du métier de l’assurance auto : apport de SafetyNex

. Estimation du risque d’accident par télématique embarquée dans le véhicule, et respect des libertés individuelles grâce à SafetyNex

. Présentation de SafetyNex : LA solution d’estimation temps réel embarquée du risque de conduite

In English :

. SafetyNex reduces road accident rate by 20%

. Deep changes in the business of Car Insurance : SafetyNex can help

. Car telematics for onboard real time driving risk assessment, and respect for privacy using SafetyNex

. SafetyNex presentation : the ultimate solution for real time onboard driving risk assessment



Visit of BMW Startup Garage

NEXYAD was received by BMW in Munich last week.
From an initiative of BMW France, we were invited in the heart of BMW with two other Laureats of BMW Tech_date : ORIDAO and SENTRYO.

BMW headquarter Munich

The BMW Startup Garage is a special department of BMW that seek for innovative SME’s to work with.
The program was pretty complete with presentation of SME’s and their products to an audience of chosen BMW teams, visits of BMW Welt (show room), BMW Museum, and BMW plant.
We were very impressed by the welcome of everybody, specialy from Startup Garage !
We want to thank again Carolina, Gregor and Matthias.

Next meeting october 5th on BMW Booth at Mondial de l’Automobile Paris 2016.

BMW Startup GarageBMW Techdate Winner Teams
BMW Techdate Winner Teams, Nexyad, Oridao and Sentryo



Important Release of ObstaNex :
our Obstacles Detector for ADAS

New Release of Nexyad ObstaNex v3.0

This new version included pattern recognition and tracking, and new management of camera model of with a special component that allows multiple camera models on a same RT-Maps diagram.
Applications are ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and Driverless Car, but also Road Safety.


ObstaNex v3.0 : Obstacles Detection for ADAS (here filter on vehicles detection)



French Minister Ségolène Royal congrats SME’s

September 28th, in Paris, Madame Ségolène Royal, french Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy gave “Initiative SME’s” Prices from ADEME (French Environment & Energy Management Agency).

Voir la liste ici

Nexyad concourrait dans le cadre du projet SEMACOR (portage de SafetyNex sur les smartphones).

Merci à l’ADEME.
Ademe IPME 01
the laureates of “Innovative SME’s”


Ademe 02
French Minister Ségolène Royal, Gérard Yahiaoui, Nexyad CEO


Diplome SEMACOR



Nexyad researcher speaker in Brussels

Smart Systems for the Automobile of the Future Brussels, 22-23 September 2016

Nexyad researcher Grégoire Julien, Dr Physics at Ecole Normale, presented a scientific publication at 20th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2016).

“FUNCTIONAL SAFETY: ON-BOARD COMPUTING OF RISK OF ACCIDENT”
Grégoire Julien, Pierre Da Silva Dias, Gérard Yahiaoui

Read the Paper

One can also find the paper in “Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2016” published by Springer 2016

AMAA 01



Nexyad in Media

autoactu

Ces trois start-up françaises qui ont séduit le groupe BMW
Trois start-up françaises, sélectionnées parmi 80 dossiers de candidatures, se sont vu ouvrir les portes du groupe BMW à Munich.

Lire la suite

Cnet

BMW Connected : une mise à jour importante pour le Mondial de l’Auto 2016
Des start-up françaises pour aller plus loin

Lire la suite

CCFA

Trois start-ups françaises ont séduit le groupe BMW

Lire la suite

Oct
06

Thanks to BMW for this amazing event

October 5th, on the BMW stand at Mondial de l’Automobile Paris 2016.

BMW gave the opportunity for three innovative french startups to present their technologies on the business lounge on BMW booth. Serge Naudin, CEO of BMW Group France made a speech that remains the goal of the challenge BMW techdate that bring the winners to BMW Startup Garage in Munich (two weeks ago). He congratulated Nexyad, Oridao and Sentryo and introduced each of them to a bench of selected journalists.
Gérard Yahiaoui presented SafetyNex (that reduces accident rate by 20%) Nexyad onboard App of Risk assessment for driver, then he answered the questions and received several invited customers and partners.

Serge Naudin & Gerard Yahiaoui
Serge Naudin, CEO of BMW Group France & Gérard Yahiaoui, CEO of Nexyad

Oct
04

Communiqué de Presse BMW Group

BMW Tech_Date : les 3 startups gagnantes présentent leurs technologies innovantes au Mondial de l’Automobile à Paris.
Les gagnants du concours sont accueillis dans l’espace BMW sur le Mondial à Paris et bénéficient ainsi d’une forte visibilité.
Les startups lauréates ont aussi été reçues à Munich par les équipes de BMW Group du 19 au 23 septembre autour d’un programme personnalisé.
BMW met le projecteur sur l’excellence des startups françaises et leur rôle dans la mobilité de demain.

Paris, 5 octobre. Les trois startups gagnantes de la première édition du BMW Tech_Date ont été accueillies ce jour par BMW Group au Mondial de l’automobile pour présenter leurs technologies innovantes primées lors du concours le 9 juin dernier:

Nexyad pour SafetyNex, un logiciel d’estimation embarquée du risque de conduite ; Oridao pour Radiobus, une technologie de mise en réseau instantanée des véhicules avec des objets connectés ; Sentryo pour ICS CyberVision, une solution de cybersécurité pour l’internet industriel.

Lire le communiqué de presse BMW

BMW Tech_date Laureates


Oct
04

SafetyNex Revolution in Road Safety

SafetyNex the Smartphone App that revolutionizes automotive world : Autonomous car, Car insurance, Fleet management, use of Telematics for retail.

Version française

SafetyNex is a smartphone application developed and marketed by NEXYAD and which reduces by 20% the number of road accidents [1]. This application is of direct interest to many application targets.

– Driver
– Insurance Companies
– Car Manufacturers
– Fleet Managers
– Mass Marketers

Read the Paper Here

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