Car electronics

Enhancing drivers’ eyes, senses, and reflexes with creative electronics | EDN

http://www.edn.com/design/analog/4458402/Enhancing-drivers-eyes–senses-and-reflexes-with-creative-electronics?utm_content=buffer95f2f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Although we are not yet technically ready for autonomous vehicles (see this IEEE article: Hit the Brakes—We’re Not Ready for Autonomous Vehicles—I strongly agree), what we can have in the near-term is safety electronics in automobiles. Radar, LIDAR, and camera vision integration are becoming more affordable in modern automobiles.

Automotive Grade Linux Looks Forward to Daring Dab and Electric Eel in 2017 | Linux.com

https://www.linux.com/news/event/open-source-summit-na/2017/5/automotive-grade-linux-looks-forward-daring-dab-and-electric-eel-2017 Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project understands the challenges of herding the car industry toward a common, open source computing standard. At the recent Embedded Linux Conference, Miner provided an AGL update and summarized AGL’s Yocto Project based Unified Code Base (UCB) for automotive infotainment, including the recent UCB 3.0 “Charming Chinook” release.

Nvidia and Bosch team up on self-driving car AI supercomputer | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/16/nvidia-and-bosch-team-up-on-self-driving-car-ai-supercomputer/?sr_share=facebook Nvidia’s new partner in bringing AI-powered self-driving tech to the masses definitely has the experience needed to go truly mass-market – it’s Bosch, leading tier one auto industry supplier. Bosch will build an AI supercomputer designed for use in vehicles using Nvidia tech.

Bad idea: GPS tracking of cars

Recently, the media has been on discussion on making the country roads to be controlled by private company and Finnish cars envisaged the so-called mandatory. black box. On this discussion it has been several times mentioned that the Finnish Government has planned a mandatory monitoring devices for all cars to collect “road tax” based on