The companies OTN and Nexyad join forces in a strategic partnership for active rail safety.
Saint Germain en Laye, April 20, 2020 – The company OTN, which develops safety products in the rail sector among others, announces the signature of a partnership with the company Nexyad, specializing in on-board risk assessment of accident, with the aim of developing solutions for predicting and preventing collision risks.
This partnership will significantly improve the performance of current detection systems, by offering a risk detection horizon adapted to the speed of traffic on trams, metros and trains.
This technological contribution will allow rapid migration from simple “detection” to “prediction”, thereby improving the overall safety of users and the environment close to the traffic lanes.
The combination of the skills and experience of our two companies will allow us to quickly develop a high-performance analysis system (images, signals, data) to identify the risks of railway equipment in traffic. After six months spent evaluating the work necessary for the development and adaptation of the algorithms, initially intended for road safety, we are happy that this partnership results in the development of prototypes which we will be able to test in real situation in the short term.
OTN, a company based in Saône et Loire, France, manufactures, designs and markets electrical and electromechanical equipment intended for various advanced markets, including railway.
Nexyad, a company based near Paris, markets a global road safety platform for telematics, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and Autonomous Vehicles, currently adapted to railway focus.
“Smart car sensors can predict danger”
“A start-up based in Dubai and also Detroit is amongst those examining innovative modern technology options that can bring those numbers down.
Derq is creating systems to much better comprehend where danger places are. The firm makes use of a mix of sensors on roadways, expert system, and also computer systems in vehicles to inform vehicle drivers of possible risks. […]
Derq is not the only firm operating in this area. Humanising Autonomy has actually created a “pedestrian intent prediction platform” planned to make independent automobiles much safer;” Driveri is a system that examines business automobile chauffeurs’ to boost their efficiency, and also Nexyad produces software application that can be constructed right into vehicles to sharp vehicle drivers of possible crashes.”
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“Derq is not the only company working in this space. Humanising Autonomy has developed a “pedestrian intent prediction platform” intended to make autonomous vehicles safer;” Driveri is a platform that analyzes commercial vehicle drivers’ to improve their performance, and Nexyad creates software that can be built into cars to alert drivers of potential accidents.”
AI to Serve Road Safety
Artificial intelligence is developing in many sectors including automotive.
Zérotracas met Gérard Yahiaoui, CEO of Nexyad, who presented his SafetyNex driver alert solution.
Thanks to its embedded artificial intelligence, SafetyNex computes at every moment the risk taken by the driver and the alert case of risk taking too important to improve its safety and avoid the accident.
Check out the company that received the Innovation Award for Road Safety for this solution.
The online network Global Fleet wrote an article about Nexyad:
Nexyad uses artificial intelligence to improve road safety
“75% of road accidents happen because of driver behaviour that is not adapted to local infrastructure,” said Gérard Yahiaoui, CEO, Nexyad. His company sells software components that use artificial intelligence to improve road safety. Fleet Europe wanted to know more about where his company came from and where it is going.
In June 2013, Nexus Communication has launched GLOBAL FLEET, the first networking and crossmedia platform for multinationals willing to optimize their fleet management through globalization. It provides professionals with in-depth knowledge and up-to-date information on global and regional fleet management as well as on BRICs and other economies on the rise.
Here is a news in French press that talks about the Academic Chair that the cluster
of startups and SMEs « MOVEO Groupement ADAS » organized with INSA Rouen.
NEXYAD is part of this cluster of high-tech startups and SMIs (on ADAS, connected
car, and autonomous driving) and is quoted in this article of Journal du Net (French spoken), they interviewed Mr Aziz Benrshair, director of the “Autonomous and Connected Vehicle” Academic Chair launched by INSA Rouen :
Comment ces partenaires contribuent-ils concrètement ?
“Ils assurent environ 50% de l’enseignement. Des experts de ces entreprises viennent enseigner sous forme de TP ou de TD. Ils transmettent leur savoir faire et expliquent les projets sur lesquels ils travaillent. La société Sherpa Engineering est par exemple intervenue sur les questions d’actionneurs, de prise de décision et de commande automatique. Nexyad a abordé l’analyse du comportement du conducteur, proposée par sa solution d’évaluation des risques d’accidents SafetyNex. Des partenaires historiques extérieurs à cette chaire, comme Valeo ou Vedecom, sont également intervenus.”
Avant Imagine Mobility Forum 2017 le CEO de Nexyad, Gérard Yahiaoui, était interviewé au micro de Gérard Feldzer pour France Info.
Gérard Feldzer et Gérard Yahiaoui