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Are university campuses turning into mini smart cities?

Universities are experimenting with AI and big data to improve how students live and learn on campus Think of a university campus: it has its own roads, shops, residential areas, banks and transport links. It may be visited by tens of thousands of people each day. It is, in effect, a tiny city. Across the…
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11th April 2019 0

A glimpse into the map making industry

The history of map making or cartography starts as early as 16,500 BCE when the first travellers made cave paintings and rock carvings depicting hills and mountains. Fast forward to 600 BCE, when the Babylonians produced the very first “world map”, based on accurate surveying. The Chinese developed, in the 9th century already, a very…
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10th April 2019 0

How Public Transport Agencies Are Innovating to Compete

It’s no secret that the arrival of ride-hailing businesses like Uber and Lyft caught cities and public transport agencies by surprise. Private businesses rolled into cities without asking permission, preferring to ask for forgiveness. It is also now clear that forgiveness is needed—these businesses are not helping cities with congestion but adding to it. Multiple…
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9th April 2019 0

Larry Ellison: Integrated Cloud Suites Key To Oracle’s Q3 Application Growth

As companies modernize the decades-old software systems that still run their businesses, they’re turning to integrated suites of cloud applications—finance, sales, marketing, HR, and supply chain apps that easily talk with one another. It’s a big reason Oracle’s cloud applications business is growing so fast, Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison said on the company’s third-quarter…
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8th April 2019 0

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer thinks the automotive industry as we know it is in for some serious disruption with the advent of self-driving cars

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer thinks the automotive industry as we know it is in for some serious disruption with the advent of self-driving cars. The top executive spoke at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ Connected conference on Thursday and said self-driving cars will result in numerous automaker mergers. Autocar reported on Palmer’s…
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5th April 2019 0

Autonomous vehicle tests underway in London

Over the last few years, the development of technology has led to several trial runs of autonomous vehicles. In the London trials, safety drivers will be in the vehicles at all times and have the ability to take control of the cars if necessary. Supervised autonomous vehicle tests have started in two London boroughs, according…
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4th April 2019 0

Abaco Announces Obox Evaluation Platform to Minimize Time, Cost and Risk of Developing Autonomous Military Platforms

• Pre-integrates underlying data acquisition, processing and visualisation functionality • Leverages best-in-breed technologies from Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx to deliver 14 TFLOPS • Supports AI, machine learning for leading edge applications HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 26 2019 Today at AUSA Global Force (Booth 128: Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala:  March 26 – 28) Abaco announced the Obox,…
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3rd April 2019 0

Honda, Hino hitch ride with self-driving car service venture of SoftBank, Toyota

TOKYO (Reuters) – Honda Motor and Hino Motors are joining a venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor that will develop self-driving car services in Japan, as alliances between automakers and tech firms broaden. Under an agreement, Honda and truck maker Hino, in which Toyota owns a majority stake, would each invest around 250 million…
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2nd April 2019 0

Autonomous Vehicles and the Importance of Blending In

Driving seems like second nature for most individuals, even as hazards and potential pitfalls spring up around them. The experience of merging onto a speeding, overcrowded highway is so common, the frustration tends to fade away mere minutes later. At that moment, however, as cars are weaving in and out of lanes – practically pushing…
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1st April 2019 0

Fisker plans to launch $40,000, 300-mile electric SUV in 2021

Fisker is jumping into the electric-crossover fray, announcing Monday plans for a new model that will have a 300-mile driving range and a starting price below $40,000. Sales to customers are expected to begin in the second half of 2021, and the company promises a “drivable prototype” of the new model will be revealed before…
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29th March 2019 0