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Sensors midwest 2018: LiDAR ToF measurements crucial for auto apps

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

A simplified description of time-of-flight (ToF) measurement would the measurement of the amount of time an object takes to travel a...

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Luxury carmaker nixes driverless tech in favor of humans

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Cars, News

Rolls Royce, one of the most prestigious vehicle brands in the world, said Aug. 18 it will not be investing in driveress car technology,...

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City readies rollout of autonomous shuttle tests at zoo

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Buses, News

Driverless buses and other city vehicles will follow in the trailblazing path of an autonomous shuttle soon to run between the Calgary Zoo...

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Trucking, freight pushes drive to autonomous vehicles

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in News, Trucks

Autonomous driving makes headlines for its potential to move people, but it is in the trucking and commercial vehicles fields that it will...

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Carmera, the mapping startup for autonomous vehicles, raises $20 million

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Autonomous vehicles need more than a brain to operate safely in a world filled with obstacles. They need maps. Or more specifically,...

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Carmera’s human-driven sensors could pave the way for self-driving cars

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

An obvious setback for self-driving cars is the lack of eyeballs for noticing things like road construction or pedestrians.  That’s...

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Stealthy self-driving startup Ghost Locomotion raises $15 million, filings show

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

The SF Bay Area is home to a lot of self-driving car initiatives. Some startups, like Zoox, are trying “to make the whole widget” by...

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Driverless vehicles to provide Australia major productivity boost and jobs

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

When anyone mentions driverless vehicles, most of the people think that they are ‘a thing that the future holds’. However, the actual...

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Wanted in China: Detailed maps for 30 million self-driving cars

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Chen Dan had doubts about betting millions of dollars to make high definition maps of Chinese roads. That was until she took charge of the...

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$3.2 billion self-driving car company Zoox has ousted its CEO

Posted on Aug 23, 2018 in Cars, News

The CEO of Zoox has left in a management shake-up at the the high-profile, well-funded, and idiosyncratic self-driving car startup....

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Hyundai Mobis bets big on AI-based camera

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Hyundai Mobis recently invested 8 billion won ($7.14 million) in a local startup named StradVision to develop high-tech cameras for safer...

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Nvidia is still surging toward autonomous driving success

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, News

Nvidia (NVDA – Get Report)   was one of the first companies to present at the Autonomous Vehicle 2018 conference in Novi, MI. The...

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IoT failures plague 64% of users worldwide; concerns over self-driving cars

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, News

52% of consumers worldwide are now using Internet of Things (IoT) devices, yet 64% of those have already encountered performance issues...

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Hyundai’s self-driving truck completes first highway jaunt in South Korea

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in News, Trucks

Hyundai is hard at work on its own solution for autonomous vehicles, but it’s not limiting itself to passenger cars. Hyundai...

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Four companies selling self-driving car platforms today, and one coming

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, News

For companies or even hackers hoping to build a self-driving car, one of the first questions is, “Where do I get the vehicle?”...

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VW approached self-driving startup Aurora

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Volkswagen AG is on the hunt for self-driving technology and recently tried to buy Aurora Innovation, an autonomous-driving startup...

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Drive.ai expands its self-driving cars pilot to Arlington, Texas with federal and city funding

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, News

Hot on the heels of deployment in Frisco, Texas, Drive.ai today announced that it’ll begin piloting a fleet of self-driving cars in...

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V2X is here to stay—Now let’s use it for autonomous cars

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Despite the controversy, the automotive industry continues to invest heavily in autonomous vehicles. Most of the discussion on the...

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Aptiv rides on investments & collaborations, high costs rife

Posted on Aug 21, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Aptiv PLC APTV is banking on technology investments, acquisitions and collaborations in order to capitalize on developing automotive...

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IoT failures have consumers concerned about self-driving and healthcare

Posted on Aug 21, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

IoT failures and digital problems occur for 64% of consumers, according to a new study. The 10,000 respondents also reported fears over...

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