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Getting started in ADAS!

If you are someone who has been working in the Automotive domain in various ECUs like power train ECUs, Infotainment, Instrument clusters, Body control etc and you are now getting started in the world of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), this article is for you! ADAS is the way to go for automotive innovation in this decade and THE Safety solution for lesser car accidents on the road. We have compiled here some extremely good articles and videos that can help you get started in ADAS. Read, Watch them. Have fun learning!! SAE Driving levels: Overview of ADAS: Complete course on Self-driving cars: ADAS Features: ACC: Reverse Parking Collision Avoid Ass

Is the future of Autonomous vehicles bleak?

Everyone in the industry is becoming more and more nervous that they will waste billions of dollars," ~ Klaus Froehlich, head of research and development at BMW. In case you are wondering what Klaus is talking about, he is talking about autonomous vehicle investments that various companies are making. Why is there a sudden change in the outlook of various OEMs and other players in the Autonomous Vehicle (AV) segment? Let us look at what has happened in AV development and how the positive attitude of OEMs and Tier 1s has nose-dived to the point that their top executives have started taking about fear of losing money in their investments.What has contributed to this sudden change? Some of the factors that are critical are: The technology is still not mature enough to be able to mass-produce AVs and we are still 5-10 years away to reach that state. The market segment for AVs is still not clear. Should the OEMs target the common person? Alternatively, should they target ride-hailing c