All Autonomous vehicles articles – Page 7

  • its.automotiveiT
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    Intelligent transport, but how soon?

    2018-09-18T13:48:00Z

    More than 10,000 people are expected to visit the ITS World Congress (Photo: Bongard) COPENHAGEN – The ITS World Congress kicked off here Monday and Tuesday amid a general sense of optimism about the opportunities provided by new technologies to make public and private mobility smarter. ...

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    NVIDIA opens Drive Constellation platform, launches DevKit

    2018-09-14T14:23:41Z

    Image: NVIDIA NVIDIA has opened up its Drive Constellation simulation platform to partners for virtual testing and validation of autonomous driving hardware and software. Partners are invited to integrate their world models, vehicle models and traffic scenarios to create real-world representations of unpredictable and complex environments, which will in ...

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    Denso invests further in ThinCI for semiconductors, deep learning and vision processing

    2018-09-14T13:20:44Z

    Image: Denso 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 ...

  • microsoft.automotiveIT
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    "Our goal is that every vehicle will have Microsoft technologies on board"

    2018-09-13T17:47:00Z

    Sabine Bendiek, managing director for Microsoft Germany, outlines strategy with automotiveIT

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    Borgward opens US HQ in Silicon Valley, launches AI safety platform for AVs

    2018-09-10T07:00:44Z

    Image: Borgward Group The Borgward Group – reviving a historic German brand-name under Chinese ownership – has announced a US headquarters and a research and development center in Sunnyvale, California. This is in advance of the brand’s sales launch in North America in 2021. Borgward has further presented a ...

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    BYD launches open-source platform, ‘developer version’ of AV model

    2018-09-10T07:00:14Z

    Image: BYD BYD has launched an open-source platform it calls ‘D++’ and a ‘developer version’ of its Qin Pro, claimed to be the world’s first autonomous car open to third-party developers. It announced these at its worldwide developer conference in Shenzhen, China, attended by representatives from companies including Baidu, ...

  • bmw-intelligent-pers
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    Affectiva and Nuance up the emotion, BMW and PSA add AI assistants

    2018-09-07T12:40:39Z

    Image: BMW Affectiva and Nuance Communcations are collaborating “to further humanize” in-car artificial intelligence. Affectiva, a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab based in Boston, Massachusetts, has developed an ‘Emotion AI’ which can measure facial expressions and assess emotions such as joy, anger and surprise in real-time, and pick ...

  • perceptiveautomata
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    Perceptive Automata joins Renovo AWare ecosystem

    2018-09-05T08:00:57Z

    Image: Perceptive Automata The latest partner to join the Renovo AWare ecosystem, Perceptive Automata adds its expertise in human behaviour prediction software to the AWare OS for automated vehicles. The young company claims to have developed algorithms “understanding the human mind”, giving vehicles “the ability to anticipate what people ...

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    BMW builds Driving Simulation Centre in Munich

    2018-09-05T08:00:56Z

    Image: BMW BMW is investing around €100 million in a new driving simulation facility at its FIZ Research and Innovation Centre, Munich. It describes this as to be the world’s most advanced of its kind, and says it will enable virtual testing of advanced assistance systems and display and ...

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    Hyundai Autron calls on Wind River for safety-critical IoT software

    2018-09-05T08:00:05Z

    Image: Hyundai Autron Hyundai Autron has selected Wind River of Alameda, California, to collaborate on safety-critical IoT software for autonomous vehicles. Intellectual property from both companies will be used to create a platform to integrate features such as advanced sensing, ethernet-based communication, and artificial intelligence applications. Wind River describes ...

  • lgwebOS
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    LG Electronics partners with Luxoft for automotive webOS

    2018-09-04T13:29:20Z

    Image: LG Electronics LG Electronics and Luxoft have formed a partnership to develop the next-generation webOS open source operating system for new markets, including automotive. webOS has featured in over 60 million smart TVs [pictured] and digital signage systems, and LG now intends to supply it for applications such ...

  • Lutz_Varchmin_hyland
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    Remember Nokia!

    2018-09-04T13:21:00Z

    To build mobility of the future, manufacturers will have to create the right data, IT infrastructure and security preconditions.

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler: "Third-party apps will become less relevant"

    2018-09-04T12:36:00Z

    Daimler’s Khan says not all HMI technology will go into Mercedes cars (Photo: Uli Regenscheit) Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the operation of future car generations, says Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle mobility at Daimler. In an interview, Khan explains the ...

  • blickfeld.automotiveIT
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    Blickfeld wants to give AVs better, more affordable vision

    2018-08-30T10:56:28Z

    Blickfeld says its lidar systems, which use off-the shelf components, will be cheaper and better (Image: Blickfeld) Blickfeld wants to give autonomous vehicles the gift of sight. Using cheaper components and deploying micromechanics to reduce size and weight, the Munich-based startup hopes to play an important role in speeding ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW acquires minority stake in autonomous-drive software company

    2018-08-29T18:18:32Z

    Volkswagen unveiled its first self-driving vehicle, the Sedric concept, in 2017 (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group has acquired a minority stake in eastern German software startup FDTech, in a bid to strengthen its expertise in autonomous-driving technologies. FDTech, which was established in 2017, develops software for automated driving and for ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover autonomous pods ‘see’ through virtual eyes

    2018-08-28T14:02:30Z

    Image: Jaguar Land Rover Jaguar Land Rover is working with cognitive psychologists to study how pedestrians prepare to cross a road, and how they might safely interact with an autonomous vehicle. In this part of the Autodrive project supported by the UK government, autonomous pods are running on a ...

  • toyota.uber.automotiveIT
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    Toyota ties up with Uber, plans to invest $500 million

    2018-08-28T13:34:46Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and Uber Technologies are expanding their partnership, with Uber to deploy purpose-built Toyota vehicles on its fleet. Toyota is also investing $500 million in the ride-hailing firm, subject to regulatory approval. The collaboration aims to advance, commercialize and scale up technologies for autonomous ride-sharing. ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford says safety, reliability key for AVs

    2018-08-27T12:52:09Z

    Ford says AVs are "one of the solutions" to growing urban mobility problems (Photo: Ford) Safety, reliability and the consumer experience are crucial and arguably more important than the technology, as the industry works to build driverless cars, Ford Motor says in a new report. “We don’t believe that ...

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    nextLAP presents AI data hub for production and logistics at AL Global Conference

    2018-08-23T13:44:12Z

    Image: nextLAP Inc. nextLAP Inc. of Mountain View, California, is to present its AI Production-Process-Platform IP/1 at next month’s Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit. This is a cloud-based data hub featuring real-time analysis and artificial intelligence to optimize material flow in production and logistics processes. The IP/1 collects ...

  • stradvision
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    Hyundai Mobis invests in StradVision, aims for self-learning AI cameras by 2020

    2018-08-23T13:13:04Z

    Image: StradVision 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 ...