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The Incredible Autonomous Ships Of The Future: Run By Artificial Intelligence Rather Than A Crew

There has been a lot of discussion about autonomous vehicles on the land and in the air, but what about on the sea? While the world got the first glimpse of a fully autonomous ferry thanks to the collaboration between Rolls-Royce and Finferries, the state-owned ferry operator of Finland, there’s still quite a bit of…
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12th June 2019 0

Nullmax launches Autonomous Driving System Solution

Nullmax, an autonomous driving technology company, officially launched an autonomous driving system solution “MAX”, setting about the large-scale commercialisation of autonomous driving in the Chinese market. The MAX solution is not only the first available systematic autonomous driving solution released by a local company but also one of the few complete autonomous driving solutions using the…
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11th June 2019 0

Slowing ourselves down: Autonomous cars speed up traffic, study shows

According to new research, a fleet of driverless cars working in unison can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35%. You might fancy yourself as a bit of racer, but researchers have found that the very fact that you’re human means you’re probably slowing down traffic. According to a study by the University of…
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10th June 2019 0

Providing Drivers a Safety Net with Computer Vision

This year, the National Safety Council projects that more than 30,000 people will be killed and 400,000 injured as a result of distracted driving While automotive safety features and driver assistance technologies have successfully lowered fatality rates, the ever-growing distractions of modern life such as smartphones and infotainment systems have proven stubbornly difficult to overcome.  …
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7th June 2019 0

Looking at the different stages of autonomous vehicle testing – and why they’re so crucial to rolling out the tech

Simulators, controlled environments and real-world scenarios are involved in autonomous vehicle testing – with self-driving shuttle buses operating in some cities. Autonomous vehicle testing is well underway – but more real-world experiments are needed to prove the technology’s safety, say experts. While simulators and controlled environments are used frequently for testing self-driving tech, industry leaders…
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6th June 2019 0

Researchers say ‘spidey senses’ could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards

Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones “spidey senses.” That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers — from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and ETH Zürich — propose integrating spider-inspired sensors into the exterior of autonomous…
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5th June 2019 0

Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas

One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kind in the US. Unsurprisingly, Lyft says it’s thrilling. “So far, we’ve been very pleased with what we’ve heard from our passengers taking…
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4th June 2019 0

Essential Stats For Justifying And Comparing Self-Driving Cars To Humans At The Wheel

In speaking at various industry events, I am often asked about some of the various statistics frequently mentioned as a form of justification or rationale for the pursuit of autonomous driverless cars. At times, such stats are batted around, and it is hard to know where they came from, nor know whether they are reliable,…
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3rd June 2019 0

China will shortly be the biggest market for autonomous cars

Mention the autonomous car and it’s hard to avoid the image of a Tesla gliding down a Californian highway. But the biggest automotive market in the world is China, which means the biggest market for autonomous cars will also be China, and companies that fail to notice will be missing a massive opportunity. My Gartner…
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31st May 2019 0

Ford Unveils Walking Delivery Robot Concept Vehicle

Ford Motor Company’s latest innovation is a two-legged robot designed and built by Agility Robotics called Digit that is designed to deliver packages of up to 40 pounds and is capable of navigating uneven terrain and stairs. Ford was founded as a cutting-edge, technology leader and revolutionized the world, first with the introduction of the Model…
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30th May 2019 0