Category: autonomous technologies

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Satellite Network to Support Autonomous Vehicles

One of the most important components in an autonomous vehicle is its communications technology—which allows it to access the data needed to navigate its route. Chinese automobile company Geely has developed a solution to maintain a reliable data feed for its products: making its own satellite constellation. The giant automaker—which sold 2.18 million vehicles in…
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1st July 2020 0

Self driving vehicles may still crash

Driver mistakes play a role in virtually all crashes. That’s why automation has been held up as a potential game changer for safety. But autonomous vehicles might prevent only around a third of all crashes if automated systems drive too much like people, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.…
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11th June 2020 0

Autonomous farming

John Deere, probably the largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world, is developing a new autonomous tractor. Product development and research in the fields of electrification, autonomy through automation and artificial intelligence show how agriculture could work even more sustainably and productively in the future. Autonomy through automation Autonomous tractor: John Deere’s new autonomous…
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5th June 2020 0

Autonomous bots disinfecting streets

Ouster, Inc., a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping announced a partnership with Chinese robotics leader iDriverplus for autonomous cleaning and sanitation robots used to safely sanitize and disinfect potentially contaminated sidewalks and public areas. In February, after China entered into a state of emergency due to COVID-19,…
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21st May 2020 0

Unmanned ship to journey across the Atlantic

A fully autonomous ship tracing the journey of the Mayflower is being built by a UK-based team, with help from tech firm IBM. The vessel will make its own decisions on its course and collision avoidance, and will even make expensive satellite phone calls back to base if it deems it necessary. The sensor technology…
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20th May 2020 0

Velodyne Lidar Announces Agreement with EasyMile

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. have announced a three-year agreement with EasyMile, a global leader in driverless technology and smart vehicle solutions. EasyMile uses Velodyne lidar sensors in production of its EZ10 autonomous passenger shuttles that are deployed on public and private roads in more than 30 countries around the world. EasyMile will enhance its EZ10 shuttle…
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1st May 2020 0

Summon an AutoX robotaxi on China’s AutoNavi app today

AutoX announced today that its autonomous vehicles are now available on China’s AutoNavi navigation app, which is one of the most popular navigation services in China. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba bought AutoNavi for US$1.5 billion in 2014. Beginning today, riders will be able to summon a robotaxi on Autonavi’s ride-hailing platform, which is known as…
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28th April 2020 0

What’s driving the Automotive Cybersecurity Market?

Automotive Cybersecurity Market is projected to surpass USD 837.1 million by 2024. This market is growing rapidly due to the rising advent of smart transportation systems. Smart transportation systems combine various innovative information and communication knowhows to form a network of systems, contributing to regulating traffic and changing the way users, organizations, and governments deal…
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20th April 2020 0

Safeguarding the future of autonomous driving

Experts at McAfee discuss the future of the autonomous driving sector. The UK public remains wary of driverless technology due to safety concerns: Research from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers suggests two thirds (66%) of people in the UK are uncomfortable with the idea of travelling in a driverless car When asked about their biggest concerns when…
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14th April 2020 0

BMW Says Autonomous Cars Present Design Challenges

In an interview with Digital Trends, BMW’s head design boss Domagoj Dukec lays out the challenges autonomous vehicles present to designers. Dukec told the publication that autonomous driving technologies have a “bigger influence” on the design process than electric vehicles. Integrating the necessary hardware autonomous vehicles need, especially those that offer Level 4 autonomy and…
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10th April 2020 0