All Autonomous vehicles articles – Page 9

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    Autonomic partners with rideOS on autonomous fleet technology

    2018-06-26T10:11:34Z

    Image: rideOS Ford-owned Autonomic, creator of the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) platform, is partnering with rideOS, a San Francisco-based start-up founded by two former Uber employees, to develop routing software and dispatch instructions for fleets of autonomous cars. rideOS, founded in 2017, aims to provide a platform-agnostic, modular set ...

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    The $100 million question

    2018-06-25T13:30:00Z

    Ex-Google autonomous driving expert, Sebastian Thrun, sees big opportunities in autonomous driving, and a narrowing gap between tech disruptors and established OEMs.

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    AT&T's head of IoT: "With connectivity, the car is improved all the time"

    2018-06-22T14:36:00Z

    Chris Penrose, senior vice president, internet of things solutions, at AT T speaks about the telecommunication company’s role in the auto industry, the business opportunities to come from driverless cars and the need to keep connected vehicles safe.

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    Volvo invests in Luminar for autonomous vehicle sensors

    2018-06-19T16:15:14Z

    Luminar says its technology offers more range and a higher resolution (Image: Luminar) The newly-founded Volvo Cars Tech Fund has invested in Luminar, which develops lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles. The move by the Swedish carmaker builds on an existing collaboration with the start-up, which has facilities in Palo ...

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    Continental exhibits computer vision platform with AI

    2018-06-19T16:13:00Z

    Image: Continental Continental has shown and outlined a computer vision platform for automated vehicles at CES Asia. This uses artificial intelligence, neural networks and machine learning to improve the ‘scene understanding’ and analysis of data from sensors and cameras. Neural networks will be used in Continental’s next-generation cameras, to ...

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    Byton unveils K-Byte Concept sedan designed for autonomous driving

    2018-06-15T11:07:39Z

    Byton designed its new concept for autonomous driving from the start (Image: Byton) Byton has unveiled a concept previewing its second car, the K-Byte sedan, in advance of CES Asia in Shanghai. This is the result of a partnership with autonomous driving technology firm Aurora, and the two companies ...

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    NEVS working with Phantom Auto on remote operation of autonomous vehicles

    2018-06-13T08:12:27Z

    Image: Phantom Auto Sweden-based NEVS (formed from the assets of the former Saab Automobile) is working with Phantom Auto on a remote-operator solution for autonomous vehicles. In this, a human can step in to take control of the vehicle, perhaps in a critical situation or what Phantom describes as ...

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    Commsignia announces new 5G-enabled cellular C-V2X products for self-driving cars

    2018-06-11T17:46:03Z

    Image: Commsignia V2X provider Commsignia, based in Santa Clara, California, has announced two new products to support the Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything (C-V2X) and 5G ecosystem. Its roadside and onboard units, ITS-RS4 and ITS-OB4 respectively, use the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipset for radio communication and are offered as standalone products or ...

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    Innoviz partners with HiRain on LiDAR and computer vision for autonomous systems

    2018-06-11T17:43:24Z

    Image: Innoviz 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 ...

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    Daimler Trucks presents automation center, sets up global e-mobility group

    2018-06-08T11:05:12Z

    Freightliner eCascadia [left] and eM2 [right] Image: Daimler Daimler Trucks & Buses is establishing a new Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon. This US facility is developing, fine-tuning, testing and validating automated driving systems, in collaboration with other Daimler Trucks centers in Stuttgart and Bangalore. Other ...

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    Goodyear to test intelligent tires at Mcity in Michigan

    2018-06-05T09:15:43Z

    Image: University of Michigan Goodyear plans to extend its research into ‘intelligent’ connected, sensor-equipped tires and will carry out testing with electric and autonomous vehicles at the Mcity Test Facility [pictured]. Mcity, a public-private partnership led by the University of Michigan, has a 16-acre site of roads and traffic ...

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    Civil Maps, Renovo to cooperate on AV technology

    2018-06-01T13:18:40Z

    Image: Renovo Civil Maps, creator of an edge-computing HD mapping and localization platform, is to collaborate with Renovo, currently testing a fleet of autonomous vehicles in San Jose, California. The two companies will integrate Renovo’s AWare self-driving operating system with Civil Maps’ platform, said to be a lightweight and ...

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    Softbank invests in GM's Cruise driverless-car unit

    2018-06-01T09:17:36Z

    GM acquired Cruise in 2016 to speed up development of autonomous cars (Photo: GM) Softbank will invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise Holdings, adding more financial muscle to General Motors' plan to ready autonomous-driving technology for commercial implementation in 2019. The US automaker is also committing an additional $2.25 ...

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    Hyundai Mobis outlines autonomous driving sensor strategy

    2018-06-01T06:11:21Z

    Image: Hyundai Mobis 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 ...

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    Infineon to lead auto IT security research alliance

    2018-05-31T20:09:15Z

    The Infineon-led consortium has 15 partners from industry and academia (Image: Infineon) Infineon is to lead a three-year research project looking at IT security for self-driving cars. The €7.2 million SecForCARs programme (Security for Connected, Autonomous Cars) is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research, and will ...

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    Waymo to buy an additional 62,000 Chrysler Pacificas

    2018-05-31T20:04:12Z

    Waymo already operates 600 driverless Chrysler Pacificas (Photo: Waymo) Waymo will buy an additional 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as the Google affiliate ramps up its driverless transportation service. The first of the new batch of Pacificas will be delivered later this year. FCA said in ...

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    DENSO, Hyundai, Toyota all invest in Metawave for smart radar

    2018-05-31T13:26:31Z

    Image: Metawave Denso Corporation, Hyundai’s investment division Hyundai Cradle, and Toyota AI Ventures have all taken stakes in the start-up Metawave Corporation, which has raised an additional $10million from these three and other new strategic investors. Metawave has core technologies for expanding radar detector range, improving recognition performance, and ...

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    MIT researchers present dynamic lane-change algorithm for AVs

    2018-05-30T12:28:55Z

    Image: MIT News Researchers from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have presented a new lane-changing algorithm for autonomous cars. This creates and reassesses ‘buffer zones’ around a vehicle and is said to allow for more aggressive lane changes than existing ...

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    Nvidia exec: simulation technology can play key role in AV testing

    2018-05-29T17:45:00Z

    Norman marks, Nvidia’s automotive chief, sees a bigger role in digital simulations.

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    AEye introduces ‘Dynamic Vixels’, promises more perceptive AV data capture

    2018-05-25T15:41:10Z

    Image: Businesswire AEye has announced a new real-time data type said to enable its artificial perception systems to see ‘more like humans’. Dynamic Vixels can now be deployed to enhance the Californian company’s iDAR (Intelligent Detection and Ranging) system: these combine pixels from 2D cameras with voxels from its ...