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Hands-free driving, robo delivery bot and flying taxi highlight CES

Posted on Feb 3, 2019 in Cars, Technology

The annual CES in Las Vegas is arguably the world’s best showcase for new technology, much of which usually never makes it into...

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Quantum sensors could revolutionise navigation and communications in unmanned and autonomous vehicles

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

UQ researchers are working with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), NASA, Orica Ltd and Brisbane’s Skyborne Technologies to develop the...

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Talks Service and Self-Driving Technology

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

This is an important year for Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). Management expects vehicle deliveries to increase by 45% to 65% this year compared to...

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From Huawei to self-driving cars, what you need to know about 5G

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Fifth-generation wireless technology, better known as 5G, has been thrust into the international spotlight recently, serving as a...

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ACEINNA launches INS1000, the industry’s most accurate system for guiding autonomous vehicles, drones, robots, agricultural and construction machinery

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

ACEINNA today announced its new INS1000 state-of-the-art, high performance dual band RTK INS (Real-Time Kinematic Inertial Navigation...

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Toyota’s Tri-Ad division wants open source maps to guide the self-driving cars of tomorrow

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

If Toyota has its way, the maps guiding your future autonomous vehicle won’t be delivered through Google, Apple, Baidu, or TomTom, but via...

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No, Elon, the Navigate on Autopilot feature is not ‘full self-driving’

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Cars, Technology

On an earnings call with investors Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk made an extraordinary statement: all of Tesla’s vehicles today are...

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Aceinna launches INS1000 for guiding autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Aceinna is offering the INS1000 high-performance dual-band real-time kinematic inertial navigation system (RTK INS) with built-in inertial...

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Mobileye CEO explains camera-centric approach to self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Mobileye’s camera setup can be found on vehicles supplied by BMW and Volkswagen, among others. It consists of 12 cameras: three cameras in...

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BMW-backed Mapillary provides hyper mapping services for driverless vehicles

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Autonomous vehicle networks rely on real-time mapping data during navigation on public roads. Such requirements are stringent, as most...

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How AI is driving the next phase of autonomy

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Artificial intelligence is transforming virtually every industry, from healthcare, to manufacturing, to education. However, one of the...

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Apex.AI does the invisible work that will make self-driving cars possible

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Autonomous cars are some of the most complex mobile robots ever developed. And like any other complex robot, there’s an enormous...

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Hyundai unveils its automated parking & charging valet system

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Call it a sign of the times, but many drivers are having a hard time keeping in their lane or parallel parking. Fear not — Hyundai and Kia...

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Microsoft and MIT can detect AI ‘blind spots’ in self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 27, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Self-driving cars are still prone to making mistakes, in part because the AI training can only account for so many situations. Microsoft...

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Finding the ‘blind spots’ in autonomous vehicle artificial intelligence

Posted on Jan 27, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Autonomous vehicles are becoming more and more sophisticated, but concerns still abound about the safety of such systems. Creating an...

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Crowdsourced maps should help driverless cars navigate our cities more safely

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Swedish startup Mapillary is compiling a huge database of roadside objects such as signs and markings to help driverless vehicles get...

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Russia’s Yandex has created what may be the most aggressive AV tech

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Back in the throes of the Cold War, Americans awoke on the morning of Oct. 4, 1957, to learn the Soviet Union successfully launched...

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Afraid of driverless technology? PAVE hopes to persuade you of AV safety

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Many people in the US are hesitant to climb into a self-driving car. The media tend to focus on aberrant incidents with autonomous test...

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How generative design enhances autonomous-vehicle development

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Cars, Technology

The technological ramp to fully autonomous vehicles presents significant challenges for companies developing autonomous-vehicle (AV)...

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3 autonomous vehicle trends to follow in 2019

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Last year was a banner year for autonomous vehicle technologies and companies planning on commercialization. And 2019 has the potential to...

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