Safety

31 March 2021 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Last week’s Symposium on the Future Networked Car 2021 proved much is happening in the connected car space. Substantive regulatory progress has been made since last year, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic that paralyzed supply chains in some industries around the world and...
  • 31 March 2021
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19 March 2021 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Ahead of next week’s Symposium on the Future Networked Car, ITU News caught up with Chaesub Lee, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, to learn more about the need for international standards to drive digital transformation in the automotive industry....
  • 19 March 2021
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5 March 2021 / Safety, Smart Mobility
The 2021 Symposium on the Future Networked Car: Moving towards automated driving, 22-25 March online, will examine the latest advances in automated driving, vehicle connectivity and automotive cybersecurity, sharing unique insight into associated implications for technology, business and regulation. Participation is free of...
  • 5 March 2021
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26 October 2020 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Roads must be safe and accessible for everyone. But according to the WHO, nearly 1.35 million people end up dying in road accidents every year. Traffic injuries remain the leading cause of deaths among those aged between five and 29 years. During...
  • 26 October 2020
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29 April 2020 / Pandemic, Safety, Smart Mobility
At a time when people around the world are observing social distancing measures to halt the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic, driverless mobility – which, by definition, offers mobility with minimal human interaction – seems more relevant than ever....
  • 29 April 2020
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23 March 2020 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Cars are becoming increasingly automated. Drivers already benefit from a wide range of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), such as lane keeping, adaptive cruise control, collision warning, and blind spot warning, which are gradually becoming standard features on most vehicles. Today’s...
  • 23 March 2020
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20 December 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
The Symposium on the Future Networked Car within the 90th Geneva International Motor Show, 5 March 2020, will bring together the automotive and ICT industries to explore advances in connected, automated vehicles and associated implications for technology, business and regulation. The symposium is convened...
  • 20 December 2019
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27 November 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Two cars raced around a track in northern France. Both cars had 500 horse-power, 4-wheel drive, and are capable of reaching 282.42 km/h (175.49 mph) – but neither had a driver. “Roborace is a competition of software,” Lucas Di Grassi, Formula E champion...
  • 27 November 2019
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12 November 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
What does a fully autonomous, electric, high-performance race car have to do with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? For starters, the vehicle, developed by Roborace, is providing a testing ground for new efforts to build public trust in how...
  • 12 November 2019
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23 August 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
ITU and ADA (Autonomous Drivers Alliance) aim to stimulate global dialogue around performance standards for the AI ‘Drivers’ steering autonomous vehicles. This dialogue will begin at an ITU-ADA workshop to be held in Budapest, Hungary, 10 September 2019, in conjunction with ITU Telecom...
  • 23 August 2019
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26 July 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
Motorsport has always provided a proving ground for new automotive technologies. Every year the Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrates that history featuring a wildly eclectic mix of one-of-a-kind vintage cars, the latest hypercars, drifting cars, SUVs ready for the Dakar Rally, and...
  • 26 July 2019
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31 May 2019 / Safety, Smart Mobility
This week’s AI for Good Global Summit has focused on how Artificial Intelligence can help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are very ambitious. They include ending poverty and hunger, providing quality education for all, bringing clean water...
  • 31 May 2019
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6 August 2018 / Safety, Smart Mobility
As autonomous vehicle (AV) technology evolves, regulators must address growing concerns about the realities of having these vehicles on roads around the world. Four new policy papers from the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University outline the main...
  • 6 August 2018
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The days when Artificial Intelligence (AI) was a niche technological possibility are long behind us. AI is one of the most powerful technologies on this planet, and it has incredible potential to disrupt and define our businesses, societies and lives,...
  • 20 July 2018
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10 July 2018 / Safety
Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to impact every industry and every discipline. It’s a feature and an enabler that helps us and enhances different processes. The same can be said for the field of disarmament and international security. This was...
  • 10 July 2018
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When Joelle Casteix envisioned a project to end child abuse, she did not figure that Artificial Intelligence (AI) would play a role. As a founding member of The Zero Abuse Project, Casteix had been working on legal and regulatory aspects of...
  • 1 June 2018
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9 February 2018 / Safety, Smart Mobility
At the Geneva International Motor Show yesterday, next to the exhibition halls showing off car manufacturers’ latest creations, industry experts and UN representatives gathered to discuss how they will fast-forward the automotive industry — and the world — into the future. The Symposium...
  • 9 February 2018
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6 February 2018 / Safety, Smart Mobility
The Symposium on the Future Networked Car within the 88th Geneva International Motor Show, 8 March 2018, will bring together the automotive and ICT industries to explore advances in the field of connected, automated driving and associated implications for business, technology and regulation. The...
  • 6 February 2018
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