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Active Safety Systems: 2017 Edition
The blueprint for tomorrow's autonomous mobility landscape

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Evolution of automotive safety
1.1: Introduction
1.2: Historical evaluation of vehicle safety
1.3: Synergies of in-vehicle safety systems: Active vs. Passive

Chapter 2: Status quo: safety requirements & regulations
2.1: Philosophy of integrated safety
2.2: Regulatory implications of active safety
2.3: Euro NCAP's advanced ratings
2.4: IIHS' vehicle classification

Chapter 3: Sensor fusion: A technological overview
3.1: Why perception in a pre-crash scenario is crucial
3.2: RADAR
3.3: Vision-based systems (cameras)
3.4: LiDAR
3.5: Ultrasonic sensors
3.6: Wheel speed sensors
3.7: Ergonomics of active safety systems: role of HMIs

Chapter 4: ADAS & Active Safety applications
4.1: Longitudinal driving assistance
4.1.1: Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
4.1.2: Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
4.1.3: Rear parking assist/reversing assist
4.2: Lateral driving assistance
4.2.1: Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
4.2.2: Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
4.2.3: Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA)
4.2.4: Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
4.3: Vulnerable user monitoring
4.4: Night Vision (NV)
4.5: In-vehicle Driver Monitoring (DM)

CASE STUDY: Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
What is AEB?
How does it work?
How effective are AEB systems?
Limitations and scope of improvement
Developments around AEB

Chapter 5: Active Safety down the line
5.1: Active safety meets V2X: cooperative ITS
5.2: Active safety for commercial vehicles
5.3: Regulatory work underway
5.3.1: Anti-Lock Braking (ABS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
5.3.2: Braking Assistance system (BA)
5.3.3: Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS)
5.3.4: Emergency Calls (eCall)
5.4: Active safety challenges: what's holding us back?
5.4.1: Environmental detection and perception
5.4.2: Development of infrastructure
5.4.3: Human factors: keeping the driver in the loop
5.4.4: Testing and validation
5.4.5: Demonstration of safety, reliability and robustness
5.4.6: Consumer acceptance

Chapter 6: Top autonomous driving & active safety projects of automotive companies
6.1: Introduction
6.2: Volvo's Intellisafe
6.3: Mercedes-Benz's Pre-Safe
6.4: Subaru's EyeSight
6.5: Toyota's Safety Sense
6.6: Audi's PreSense
6.7: BMW's City Brake
6.8: Honda's SENSING
6.9: General Motors' Super Cruise



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