More Advanced ADAS Systems Coming Soon from Lucid

adas Jul 29, 2020

California luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors says its EV Air sedan will include "DreamDrive",  one of the world's most advanced driver assist system (ADAS). Lucid says the Air will be the first electric vehicle offered with the combination of an advanced sensor suite that includes high-resolution LIDAR, driver monitoring system and redundant platform that can operate in the event that one of the individual components fails. 

 The DreamDrive ADAS platform that will be included in the Air sedan supports 19 key safety, driving, and parking assist features to make driving safer and will enable Level 3 autonomous driving in certain situations. The company said that another eight features will be made available in the future via over-the-air (OTA) updates. The DreamDrive system will come with 32 sensors, which include cameras, radars, front-facing, long-range LIDAR sensor Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Centering , Surround View Monitoring, Blind Spot...

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ADAS Repairs and Calibrations…What is the Industry’s Game Plan?

adas calibrations Mar 04, 2020

You have heard me say it before…Today’s and tomorrow’s vehicles today are “computers on wheels”. With more than 100 million lines of code, that’s more than twice that of an F-35 fighter jet or the Large Hadron Collider, the largest energy particle collider and the largest machine in the world. 

Vehicle ADAS safety systems are what is driving the increased use and implementation of software, sensors, ECU’s and other technologies! And if you think this trend is going to stop, YOU ARE WRONG! In 2022 97% of all vehicles manufactured in North America will include Automated Emergency Braking (AEB).

The other thing we need to remember is many vehicle parts and panels now include electronics, cameras, and sensors. Today when a repair facility replaces a windshield, repairs a bumper, performs a front-end alignment, or simply disconnects a battery, that vehicle may need to be calibrated. Once calibrated, the repair facility must perform a...

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