Antoine Bocquier, Jean Galinowski, Jérémy Maisse, Guilhem Vavelin
Lycie is the first mobile application that actively prevents traffic accidents and saves lives. The grand prize winner of ActInSpace France uses a CNES (centre national d’études spatiales) patent to detect abnormal behaviour both on the road and inside the car. After the phone is mounted on the dashboard and the car started to drive, real-time notifications are sent to the driver whenever a dangerous situation is identified. Lycie uses a machine-learning algorithm originally designed for satellite data to process smartphone data sources like cameras and accelerometers, as well as information from Galileo. The application learns while driving and warns drivers of potential dangers: Obstacles, cars suddenly changing lanes, or tiredness, for example. Safe driving will be rewarded under users’ insurance policies. Indeed, fewer accidents generate substantial cost reductions for insurance companies, which are then split among these companies, safe drivers, and Lycie. Due to Galileo’s accuracy, Lycie brings life-changing safety to everyone. It also wants to contribute to the road safety objectives of the United Nations’ goals for sustainable development.
Customers’ insurance policies will reward them for driving safely. Fewer accidents generate substantial cost reductions for insurance companies, which will then be split among these companies, safe drivers, and Lycie.