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Continental to launch 3D flash LIDAR


Continental is launching 3D Flash LIDAR which constructs a complete 3D model of the vehicle surroundings up to 200 meters away and as close as a few centimeters, in just 1.32 microseconds. The High Resolution 3D Flash LIDAR is a core component for generating a comprehensive 3D environment model. “The technology, …

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Softkinetic and Melaxis to bring 3D experience in cars with focus on driver monitoring


Published: July 23, 2014 | Belgium SoftKinetic with Melexis announced the first time of flight (ToF) 3D sensor for automobile safety and infotainment markets. The MLX75023 sensor, featuring SoftKinetic technology and manufactured in Melexis’ Automotive grade CMOS mixed signal process, is the highest resolution 3D sensor available. It works in …

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SoftKinetic and Melexis to bring 3D sensor technology to in-car infotainment


Published: June 23, 2014 | United States SoftKinetic(R), together with Melexis (MELE), announced the availability of the first Time of Flight (ToF) 3D sensor for automobile safety and infotainment markets. The MLX75023 sensor, featuring SoftKinetic technology and manufactured in Melexis’ automotive-grade CMOS mixed signal process, is the highest resolution 3D …

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MB86R24 – 360° wraparound view system with approaching object detection from Fujitsu Semiconductor

approaching object detection system

Japan: Fujitsu Semiconductor has announced the development of MB86R24, the company’s third-generation high-performance graphic SoCs for automotive applications. The new product will be made available in sample quantities starting in August 2013, along with the related software. Featuring improved CPU and GPU performance for faster processing and sharper image rendering, …

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HIMEX introduces UBI 3D for personal and commercial insurance market


USA: HIMEX has unveiled UBI 3D product for insurance companies. Focusing on the connected vehicle, HIMEX UBI 3D combines usage or behaviour based insurance with a unique online and mobile social experience that connects drivers seamlessly and continuously to their insurance carriers, as well as to friends, family and those …

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Google rolls out updated maps android API

Google Maps Android API

USA: Google has unveiled an update to the Google Maps Android API. The launch brings new features for developers who want to integrate Google’s framework into their own applications. Google Maps Android API version 2 features vector-based maps that allow users to navigate through 2D and 3D dimensional views, as …

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Nokia acquires Earthmine


USA: Nokia has announced the acquisition of Earthmine,  a technology company that collects detailed and accurate 3D street level imagery around the world. Earthmine offers a complete solution for collecting, processing, managing, and hosting 3D street level imagery, as well as developer tools for creating and distributing applications that benefit from …

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Evogi unveils game-based UBI platform


USA: Evogi has unveiled its new game-based UBI platform for auto insurance companies and their customers. Evogi is offering its virtual world gamification platform, when combined with a traditional usage or behavior based insurance offering, the virtual world sets the stage for insurers to create engaging and rewarding experiences for …

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MapmyIndia launches portable 3D navigator

MapmyIndia has launched Zx250, a device which offers augmented reality-like experience with 3D landmarks, 3D buildings and 3D elevation across hills and mountains, apart from the regular features. Zx250 support other features like music, movie and digital photo player. It can also doubles up as a hands-free by connecting to …

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3D mapping from C3 Tech bought over by Apple

Swedish startup C3 Technologies, the company that showcased their 3D maps on iPad at the CES show has been brought over by Apple. C3 Technologies calculates the terrain and buildings directly from aerial images. The approach takes into account the positions and angles of the cameras that took aerial images …

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