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High-definition maps for autonomous vehicles

strategic collaboration to advance the development of high-definition (HD) maps in autonomous vehicles has been announced between Analog Devices, (ADI) and Momenta. HD maps are a critical element of autonomous driving and must deliver accurate, real-time information to help safely guide the vehicle to its destination.  As part of the collaboration, Analog Devices’ inertial measurement…
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VW, BMW Consider More Cooperation Efforts for Self-Driving Cars

Volkswagen AG and BMW AG remain open to teaming up with more manufacturers and software providers worldwide to share the huge cost of developing self-driving cars and boost economies of scale for a nascent technology that’s set to play a key role in future mobility. “VW is pursuing the approach of an open platform to…
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Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground to commence £8.4 million investment

Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground to commence £8.4 million investment, with £4 million of government funding to create and operate new CAV testing facility On 22nd November Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in partnership with Applus+ IDIADA has been awarded £4 million of government funding to design and operate a new Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) test facility at…
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Starship Technologies’ robots begin delivering food to college kids

Starship Technologies, the Estonia-based robotics startup created in 2014 by Skype cofounders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, is already ferrying food from kitchens to customers through partnerships with Domino’s in Germany, London food-delivery firm Just Eat, and DoorDash in the U.S. But starting today, that group is expanding to include the 40,000 students, faculty, and…
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Uber is exploring autonomous bikes and scooters

Uber is looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs. Details are scarce, but according to 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson, who said Uber announced this at a DIY Robotics event over the weekend, the division will live inside Uber’s JUMP group, which is responsible for shared electric bikes and scooters. The…
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VAYAVISION unveils environmental perception engine that would bring us closer to autonomous vehicles

Jaws dropped at the autonomous driving advances unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, with Daimler in particular raising eyebrows for a $570 million investment that it says will get it close to full automation in a decade. But things are not as rosy as it sounds, as it is starting to dawn on the OEMs…
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Swedish state and industry back autonomous vehicle testing facility

AstaZero facility will “road-test” next-generation 5G and digital innovations to support the development of self-driving cars and other vehicles The Swedish government, in partnership with the private sector, is backing a test facility for autonomous vehicle technologies – with its eyes on the global prize of creating an international standard for testing driverless vehicles.Backed by…
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Tech Trends 2019: Driverless Cars, Artificial Intelligence & Augmented Reality

It’s a new year, which mans a new set of predictions for the next 12 months in the tech world. While of course no one has a foolproof crystal ball, there’s a lot of hype and excitement/optimism for big-idea tech like autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality to make big strides this…
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Qumulo’s hybrid storage solution for ADAS development and simulation

The development of technologies for autonomous driving is currently the hottest topic in the automotive industry. Billions of dollars and Euros are being spent to develop a new generation of sensors and technologies that collect, process, correlate and analyze sensor data of different types. Recent autonomous driving systems shown at CES 2019 [1] are equipped…
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How generation alpha will experience mobility

How will our children experience mobility? What will remain of today’s cars after the revolution of shared autonomous electric vehicles? As futurologists, we look for weak signals and cross-industry cases to find likely scenarios of the autonomous world. THE SPLIT BETWEEN FREEDOM AND PROPERTY Four wheels and a fully-charged battery – everything else depends on…
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