Denso Corporation, via its NSITEXE subsidiary, is investing further in AI hardware start-up ThinCI to accelerate commercialization of semiconductors with deep learning capabilities. ThinCI, based in El Dorado Hills, California, is said to be in the final phase of developing an adaptable series of hardware platforms and software for deep learning and vision processing, suitable Read More..
Hyundai Mobis has invested 8 billion Korean won (around $7,130,000) in StradVision, a Korean firm specialising in deep learning-based image detection using artificial neural networks. The co-operation will develop advanced camera detection technologies for self-driving systems, with a view to launching a self-learning, artificial intelligence camera by 2020. StradVision, founded in 2014, has a software Read More..
Indian IoT and deep learning specialist Intangles, based in Pune, has released a product for vehicle lifecycle management that uses digital twinning. The software, called ‘Ingenious’, creates a set of virtual sensors for components and algorithms to predict potential failures and performance by interrogating the data collected from the vehicle in a hybrid physics-based model Read More..
Israeli LiDAR and computer vision technology provider Innoviz Technologies is partnering with HiRain Technologies to supply autonomous driving systems to Chinese carmakers. Beijing-based automotive electronics supplier HiRain is integrating Innoviz’s MEMs-based solid-state LiDAR into its products, which are developed with an eye to mass production. It is supporting Levels 1-3 of driving assistance; developing higher-level Read More..
Hyundai Mobis has announced its intentions to develop sensors for all-autonomous driving by 2020. The Korean supplier said it is developing both high- and entry-level radars with a view to production from next year. It is working with Germany’s SMS and ASTYX on five radars for 360-degree detection, and is also collaborating with researchers from Read More..
SF Motors is to add a new research and development facility in Milpitas, California, to bolster its ties with tech talent and suppliers in Silicon Valley. This will be at the new McCarthy Creekside industrial park, and will become operational by the last quarter of 2018 for prototyping and manufacturing of batteries and electric powertrains, Read More..
UK-based rFpro has launched a software platform said to be the first commercially-available simulation for ‘training’ and developing autonomous vehicles. This has already been adopted by two major automakers who are carrying out over two million virtual miles of testing per month, and it is said to significantly reduce costs and development time as well Read More..