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Waymo begins testing its autonomous vehicles in Florida

Waymo, the autonomous driving unit of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announced in a blog that it has started testing its self-driving vehicles in the state of Florida. The company will begin heavy rain testing of its self-driving Chrysler Pacificas and a Jaguar I-Pace in the state. Waymo is designing and testing its system to work safely and reliably…
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23rd August 2019 0

Udacity, Mercedes-Benz create sensor fusion nanodegree as demand for self-driving car engineers rises

Udacity and Mercedes-Benz’s North American R&D lab has developed curriculum for a sensor fusion nano degree, the latest effort by the online education startup to meet the high demand for skills related to autonomous vehicles and to duplicate the success it has had with its self-driving car engineer program. Enrollment for the sensor fusion degree…
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15th August 2019 0

Future air travel looks high-tech, autonomous, and electric

While everyone on the ground is stressing about self-driving cars, the future of flight is also moving more toward autonomous planes, as seen at the 2019 edition of the Paris Air Show. The air show is one of the biggest aerospace events annually and everyone from established names to newer companies showed off concept craft…
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25th June 2019 0

Self-driving car startup Argo AI is giving researchers free access to its HD maps

Argo AI is releasing curated data along with high-definition maps to researchers for free, the latest company in the autonomous vehicle industry to open-source some of the information it has captured while developing and testing self-driving cars. The aim, the Ford Motor-backed company says, is to give academic researchers the ability to study the impact…
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24th June 2019 0

Ordnance Survey and Mobileye Begin Trials to Map Britain’s Roadside Infrastructure

Ordnance Survey (OS), Great Britain’s national mapping agency, and Mobileye, an Intel company, have launched trials to create the first detailed roadside infrastructure dataset of Britain for a new, accurate and customizable location information service. To support the trials, Northumbrian Water Group has become the first utility company in the UK to join the project.…
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24th May 2019 0

National Safety Council CEO Joins Google’s Autonomous Car Venture

Former National Safety Council chief executive officer and president Deborah Hersman has joined autonomous vehicle developer Waymo as the company’s first chief safety officer. Waymo is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google. The newly created position is meant to emphasize Waymo’s commitment to public safety. With applications in major industries such as…
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29th November 2018 0

Rolls-Royce opens autonomous ship research and development centre in Finland

Rolls-Royce has opened a state-of-the-art research facility in Turku, Finland, to develop the technologies Rolls-Royce and its partners require to shape the future of an increasingly more autonomous global shipping industry. The new Research & Development Centre for Autonomous Ships includes a Remote and Autonomous Experience Space aimed at showcasing the autonomous ship technologies Rolls-Royce…
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10th May 2018 0

Autoliv and MIT AgeLab to collaborate in the research of autonomous vehicle systems

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, signs research agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab. The two-year long research collaboration aims to develop a semi-autonomous vehicle prototype that demonstrates the future of human-centered artificial intelligence in the automotive space. The mission of this research collaboration is…
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4th May 2018 0

Denso extends R&D to Israel

Denso Corp. unveiled its satellite R&D team in Israel, including automated driving, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence (AI). Starting in April, Denso’s R&D satellite will begin collaborating with local startups. This is the newest satellite in Denso’s global R&D network located in key regions. Denso distributes R&D functions around the world and works with local universities, research institutions,…
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3rd April 2018 0

Mighty AI announces new offerings for managing autonomous vehicle data

Mighty AI announced a suite of new product offerings available in its data management platform for autonomous vehicle perception data. The new features are intended to help customers better manage ground truth datasets for developing machine learning models for autonomous vehicles. They include facial and license plate blurring for privacy, gaze tracking workflows to improve driver…
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3rd April 2018 0