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New Ability to Update HD Maps Lets DRIVE Mapping Chart Safer Course for Autonomous Driving

Sensors and onboard computers help self-driving cars see, plan and act. With NVIDIA DRIVE Mapping software, they can also make sure vehicles stay on the right path. DRIVE Mapping allows vehicles to navigate anywhere in the world. It uses maps from partners such as Baidu, HERE, TomTom, NavInfo and Zenrin to localize vehicles to high-definition…
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21st March 2019 0

Computer brains and autonomous driving. How artificial intelligence makes cars fit for the future

Autonomous driving will fundamentally revolutionize the automobile. Artificial intelligence will play a key role in this: Deep Learning as a mega trend. At the beginning of 2017, Mercedes-Benz and the graphics chip manufacturer NVIDIA provided an insight into the importance of artificial intelligence for the mobility of the future at the CES electronics trade fair…
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20th March 2019 0

World’s First All-Weather Autonomous Bus Rolls Out in Finland

The ‘Gacha,’ unveiled in Finland last week, is the world’s first fully-functioning all-weather autonomous shuttle bus. Most autonomous vehicles require great weather and clear roads to function, which means they can’t drive during certain, less pleasant times of the year. But a new robot bus has been designed to drive even in heavy rain, snow,…
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19th March 2019 0

Increase in Demand for Real-Time Traffic is Anticipated to fuel the Growth of Automotive V2X Market, Demand Close to $99.55 billion by 2025

High energy savings and improvements in location accuracy and positioning are some of the advantages of V2X technology. Additionally, factors such as rising demand for real-time traffic and incident alerts for increasing public safety, increase in government funds for better traffic management, and the development of connected vehicles are driving the growth of the V2X…
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18th March 2019 0

Tesla, Waymo, And Autonomous Driving Via Imitation Learning

Summary Imitation learning may hold the key to autonomous driving. Large-scale training data holds the key to imitation learning. Tesla has large-scale training data. Waymo does not. Autonomous driving – if it can be done – is one of the biggest business opportunities of our time. In the U.S., vehicles drive 3.22 trillion miles per…
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15th March 2019 0

SoftBank-backed Nuro launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston

On the heels of its massive $940 million funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, Nuro is launching in its second market. Nuro first launched its self-driving grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Ariz. in August. Now, Nuro is expanding its partnership with grocer Kroger to launch in Houston, Texas. The service will be available through two…
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14th March 2019 0

Bosch wants to replace your car keys with a smartphone and an app

Bosch is looking to take the convenience of keyless-entry technology to the next level. The German components manufacturer traveled to CES 2019 to reveal a system named Perfectly Keyless that it promises will revolutionize keyless-entry systems while making them much more complicated to hack. It all starts with a smartphone and a dedicated app. Perfectly…
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13th March 2019 0

Shared driverless cars could reduce traffic by 80%

A future of shared driverless cars could reduce the number of vehicles on the roads by 80%, says a transport expert. Shared driverless cars could make roads safer, transport cheaper, and reduce vehicle numbers dramatically, according to a transport expert. Work by Professor Hussein Dia from the Swinburne University Smart Cities Research Institute has suggested that…
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12th March 2019 0

Automated Driving: How do we develop trust between humans and machines?

What does a desirable future that is worth living look like? How can individuality and digital transformation be reconciled? How can trust be established between humans and machines? A series of “FutureInsight” debates from Mercedes-Benz address questions like these. In these debates, Mercedes-Benz experts discuss such questions around the theme of mobility with academics, artists,…
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11th March 2019 0

TomTom and Elektrobit Reveal First HD Map Horizon for Automated Driving

Geneva Motor Show, Switzerland, 7 March 2019  TomTom (TOM2), the leading independent location technology specialist, and Elektrobit (EB), an award-winning global supplier of embedded and connected software products for the automotive industry, today announced the release of an industry-first High Definition (HD) map horizon for automated driving. An HD map horizon helps vehicles to build…
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8th March 2019 0