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Snapdragon Ridge hails autonomous vehicles with customisable SoC

Scalable and open autonomous driving solutions from Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, consist of the family of Snapdragon Ride Safety system on chips (SoCs), Snapdragon Ride Safety Accelerator and Snapdragon Ride autonomous stack. Snapdragon Ride aims to address the complexity of autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) by leveraging power-efficient hardware, artificial…
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20th January 2020 0

If AI Suddenly Gains Consciousness, Some Say It Will Happen First In AI Self-Driving Cars

There has been a lot of speculation that one of these days there will be an AI system that suddenly and unexpectedly gives rise to consciousness. Often referred to as the singularity, there is much hand-wringing that we are perhaps dooming ourselves to either utter death and destruction or to becoming slaves of AI once…
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17th January 2020 0

Camera-based life-saver: Bosch helps cars keep an eye on their passengers

More safety and convenience thanks to artificial intelligence The interior monitoring system detects driver drowsiness and distraction and provides driving assistance Harald Kroeger: “Bosch is using cameras and AI to turn the vehicle into a life-saver.” Bosch is developing a new car-driver symbiosis for automated driving Over the next 20 years or so, new safety…
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16th January 2020 0

AI-Driven Electric Motorcycle Shows Self-Driving Tech Is About More Than Autonomous Driving

Damon Motorcycles unveiled its new electric motorcycle today at CES in Las Vegas, calling it “the world’s smartest, safest and most powerful electric motorcycle.” First off: the power. The Damon Hypersport has “over 200” horsepower, which is a lot for a motorcycle. But even more impressively, it delivers 200nm of torque at zero RPMs ……
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15th January 2020 0

Qualcomm Targets Autonomous Vehicles With Snapdragon Ride Platform

As expected, a key focus for CES 2020 is automotive. While the forecasts for autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been curtailed, the industry continues to rapidly drive (pun intended) toward full autonomy. Qualcomm, the leader in mobile technology, unleashed a flurry of automotive announcements at CES, including a new autonomous vehicle control platform dubbed the Snapdragon…
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14th January 2020 0

A $100 box is the cheapest way we’ve seen to add LiDAR to cars

Velodyne, one of the companies that helped invent modern LiDAR, says it has developed a component that will make adding laser-based radar to autonomous cars and other vehicles more affordable. At CES, the company showed off its new Velabit LiDAR system, which it plans to sell to manufacturers for about $100 per unit. That’s significantly…
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13th January 2020 0

How will cities be impacted by the first wave of autonomous cars?

In the future, everything about cars as we know them may change. Aviva is preparing for that future by conducting tests on connected and autonomous vehicle technologies through extensive real-world trials. Imagine this scene: It’s the year 2040, and Tom’s home virtual personal assistant has summoned an autonomous car to his home in Edinburgh. He…
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10th January 2020 0

Sony to test self-driving cars to boost sensing, safety technologies

Sony Corp said it would start testing self-driving cars as early as this year to beef up the company’s sensing and safety technologies, as the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant accelerates its automotive push. Sony revealed the plan as it unveiled an electric concept car with 33 embedded sensors, including image sensors and solid-state light…
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9th January 2020 0

Audi’s ‘empathetic’ AI:Me is about relaxing while commuting

Commuting is the worst part of driving. It’s a stress-inducing piece of hell that many of us endure on a daily basis. Audi aims to eliminate that stress with a tiny self-driving car that takes you on a virtual journey while you’re sitting in gridlock. The AI:Me (pronounced Amy) is the automaker’s “empathetic mobility partner.”…
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8th January 2020 0

Toyota is building an insane smart city near Mount Fuji

Most automakers have test tracks. Toyota decided to take that idea to an entirely different level by transforming a former factory into a town where people will live, work and research mobility. The Toyota Woven City is a 175-acre petri dish of all the technology buzzwords is slated to begin construction in 2021 with architect…
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7th January 2020 0