EV/AV Report: perplexing policies and ADAS laser attacks

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, automakers criticize the push for electric vehicle adoption, scientists discover a dangerous exploit in autonomous vehicle (AV) sensors and American lawmakers approve integrating thermal cameras into AV sensor suites. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Too many Cooks Representatives of Canada’s auto industry warn that […]

Memorable Milestones: Mitchell Diagnostics passes 50,000 static and dynamic calibrations

Toronto, Ontario — The Mitchell Diagnostics platform has reached a new milestone, having performed more than 50,000 static and dynamic calibrations since 2021. In a newsletter published Thursday, Mitchell said the number of calibrations grew exponentially since the launch of the MD-TS21 target system last year, and the number of calibrations completed has nearly doubled […]

Calibrating Autonomy: Hunter Engineering to showcase ADASLink at SEMA 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada — Hunter Engineering will take part in the special ADAS Showcase at SEMA 2022 in Las Vegas next week, as one of approximately ten exhibitors providing ADAS information and hands-on experience in the Upper South Hall. In particular, they will be showcasing and demonstrating ADASLink—the company’s full-diagnostic scan tool. Hunter claims that the […]

Market Dominance: 81 percent of ADAS crashes are from Teslas, says NHTSA investigation

Toronto, Ontario – A recent fatal collision involving a Tesla vehicle and a motorcyclist has invigorated ongoing investigations by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, with Teslas now representing 81 percent of all ADAS-related collisions in the United States. According to Bloomberg, this is the 18th fatal crash in an ongoing NHTSA investigation in ADAS […]

On With Auggie: AirPro Diagnostic names Fred Iantorno v-p of strategic solutions

Toronto, Ontario — One of the collision repair industry’s experts in ADAS calibration has announced that Fred Iantorno has been appointed to the position of v-p of strategic solutions and will assist in the development of AirPro Diagnostics’ Auggie ADAS calibration tool. AirPro made the announcement on Tuesday, revealing that Iantorno will be involved in […]

Frame-by-Frame: U.S. patent approved for self-calibrating, multi-camera AV driving system

Toronto, Ontario — A recently approved patent developed by a Boston, Mass. startup could have some fairly unique implications on an already turbulent calibration landscape, as NODAR has put together a self-calibrating, multi-camera AV driving system. NODAR said the system, called “Hammerhead 3D Vision,” can compare images from each camera and triangulate the distance to […]

An Occasion for Calibration: Mitchell Diagnostics platform surpasses 30,000 ADAS calibrations

Toronto, Ontario — Mitchell Diagnostics passed a significant milestone on Thursday, announcing that the company’s platform has been used to perform more than 30,000 dynamic and static calibrations. This announcement comes little over a year since the introduction of the MD-TS21 ADAS target calibration system, and according to the company’s press release, “demonstrates how advancements […]

ADAS Aware: IIHS study shows used vehicle safety systems go underutilized

Toronto, Ontario — Vehicles these days are full of sensors and safety features, but as these vehicles change hands from owner-to-owner, the specific functions of some of these systems can get lost to a game of broken telephone, according to a recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The latest research from the […]