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Active and passive automotive safety systems

Active and passive automotive safety systems
Passenger safety occupies a prime spot in the automobile sector today. Stakeholders across the automobile value chain acknowledge the importance of passenger/occupant safety and are constantly upgrading their offerings to provide fail safe safety technologies that will protect passengers and pedestrians. Proactive policy implementation and consumer awareness has played a key role in making automotive safety systems popular.
18th July 2017

3D platform enhances forensic scene reconstruction

3D platform enhances forensic scene reconstruction
Provider of 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, construction BIM/CIM, product design, public safety forensics, and 3D solutions applications, FARO, has announced the availability of the FARO Zone 3D software. The company claims that this platform, through its advanced smart tools, is the first of its kind to enable investigators to move fluidly between 2D and 3D environments and enhance the quality of incident reconstruction analysis or presentations for public safety professionals.
17th July 2017

VR headset immerses viewer in dangerous driving reality

VR headset immerses viewer in dangerous driving reality
At London’s TechXLR8 show, Leicestershire police demonstrated its VR car safety headset. In an effort to effectively engage with local communities, the force invested in a road safety initiative using the latest technology on the market, to produce a 360° film, watched through VR headsets. The VF4360 is the latest development of Leicestershire police’s Virtual Fatal Four (VF4) road safety education package, aimed at reducing deaths and serious injuries in young drivers. 
12th July 2017


Platform addresses critical safety and security demands

  Green Hills Software has unveiled its Platform for Secure Connected Car, featuring the industry’s most comprehensive solution for vehicle and smart city manufacturers building vehicle-to-anything (V2X) and European car-to-anything (C2X) On-Board Units (OBU) and intelligent transportation infrastructure.
10th July 2017

Improving driver safety with smart technologies

Improving driver safety with smart technologies
According to a recent report from the Department for Transport, heavy goods vehicle (HGV) traffic is 7.5% higher so far in 2017 than it was four years ago, making it the second fastest growing traffic type in this period. With more large vehicles on our roads, safety, efficiency and driving conditions need to be considered as a priority by fleet managers.
22nd June 2017

Automotive LED controller provides fast response time and low EMI

Automotive LED controller provides fast response time and low EMI
A synchronous buck, high-brightness LED controller has been released by Maxim Integrated Products. The company claim that the MAX20078 is the only product available which provides both fast response time and low electromagnetic interference (EMI) for exterior LED lighting and improved safety applications. Suitable for matrix lighting designs, the LED controller allows designers to achieve high performance, ease of design, and fast time-to-market.
19th June 2017

Mentor Graphics achieves ISO 26262 qualification

Mentor has further expanded its Mentor Safe functional safety assurance programme by qualifying the ISO 26262 compliance of documentation for its Oasys-RTL Physical RTL Synthesis, Nitro-SoC Place and Route, and FormalPro Logic Equivalency Checker products.
19th June 2017

Breath-alcohol detection system that features facial recognition

Breath-alcohol detection system that features facial recognition
After developing a prototype portable breath-based alcohol detection device in March last year, Hitachi has now developed a prototype system for a new breath-alcohol detection device equipped with facial recognition.
19th June 2017

Idneo and Jarvish to develop smart motorcycle helmets

Idneo and Jarvish to develop smart motorcycle helmets
Idneo, the Ficosa group’s engineering firm specialised in the development of high-added-value technological products for the automotive, medical equipment, consumer electronics, industrial and smart solutions sectors, has signed a collaboration agreement with Jarvish, a Taiwanese smart-helmets company, to jointly develop the sector’s most innovative smart helmets, which will be sold on the European market.
13th June 2017

Safety tools support Renesas automotive RH850 MCUs

Safety tools support Renesas automotive RH850 MCUs
  IAR Systems has announced an extension of its tools offering for safety-related software development with the launch of a functional safety edition for IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas Electronics’ RH850 Family of automotive microcontrollers (MCUs).
13th June 2017


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EPE 2017 ECCE Europe
11th September 2017
Poland Warsaw
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12th September 2017
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