Month: September 2019

UK's Leading Autonomous Vehicle Show

Future of Driverless Deliveries Depends on Large Auto Makers

Nuro startup’s co-founder says autonomous cars can resolve ‘last-mile’ problem but aren’t sustainable without help from car manufacturers Dave Ferguson, co-founder and president of Nuro, said there are solutions to bridging the gap between safety and speed in future models of autonomous cars. He spoke at WSJ’s Future of Everything Festival. Replacing the milkman for…
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20th September 2019 0

Better than a pair of eyes: Bosch camera with AI for driver assistance and automated driving

Bosch aims to be the market leader for camera technology Harald Kroeger: “We want to make cars better drivers than people.” For reliable object recognition, Bosch camera takes unique multi-path approach. AI designed by Bosch: camera improves legacy driver assistance systems and extends their application range. Stuttgart, Germany, and Yokohama, Japan – Automated driving technology…
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19th September 2019 0

New data transfer tool for complex autonomous vehicle and ADAS testing

AB Dynamics’ new product offers complete connectivity of all test vehicles and objects and the reliable collection of data when undertaking AV and ADAS testing. TrackFi PowerMesh, a new dual-band radio, can select between two frequency bands using 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz RF transceivers, ensuring optimum connectivity between multiple vehicles in a test scenario and secure…
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18th September 2019 0

US gives three states grants for self-driving car research

Automakers aren’t the only parties interested in self-driving car research. The US Department of Transportation has issued the first three awards from its Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants, and it’s good news for Michigan, Ohio and Virginia. Each of the three states is the first recipients with $7.5 million apiece for Michigan and Ohio and…
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17th September 2019 0

The Path to Earning Consumers’ Initial Trust of Automated Vehicles

They say time goes by faster as you get older. I thought this was just a saying, like an old wives tale, but there is scientific evidence to suggest time really does go by faster as we age. This phenomenon is related to how the brain encodes memories. The brain takes longer to process a…
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16th September 2019 0

China’s Professor X says we are at the tipping point for mass roll-out of self-driving cars after tech advances

For nearly a century engineers have been working towards the goal of self-driving cars, a technological puzzle that has occupied some of the best minds in science and which has the potential to open up a multibillion-dollar market. Today we see hands-free valet parking and auto-pilot navigation in the US along with limited robotaxi services…
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13th September 2019 0

Here’s how we can build public trust in self-driving vehicles!

The automotive industry is undergoing an extraordinary transformation. The future of transport looks to be electric; highly automated; and – increasingly – shared. This transformation is ambitious, and this ambition is very welcome. In mobility, we can impact billions of people’s lives for the better. We can save countless numbers of lives. We can improve…
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12th September 2019 0

Japan To Let Autonomous Cars Roam Around Its Streets Before 2020 Olympics

Japan will allow dozens of autonomous vehicles to freely roam around streets near competition areas prior to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Bloomberg reports that the local government is working alongside car manufacturers such as Toyota and Nissan to roll out self-driving cars on its streets for a week before the games commence next July. Japan…
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11th September 2019 0

Nissan and Infiniti ProPilot Assist

Just a few years ago, technologies like lane keep assist and radar cruise control could only be ordered on high-end luxury vehicles or as added-cost options on the most expensive top trims of others. Now, anything from a base model Corolla to a work truck with vinyl seats comes with some form of advanced driver…
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10th September 2019 0

TomTom launches autonomous car tests

Road navigation specialist TomTom is launching autonomous car tests, the company has announced. The vehicle, developed over two years, was unveiled on Thursday at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The Dutch company did not provide any further details on the tests. The car is equipped with eight scanners, six radars, cameras and a GPS to…
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9th September 2019 0