Tag: Artificial intelligence

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Meet Tesla’s self-driving car computer and its two AI brains

Tesla’s in-house chip is 21 times faster than the older Nvidia model Tesla used. And each car’s computer has two for safety. Designing your own chips is hard. But Tesla, one of the most aggressive developers of autonomous vehicle technology, thinks it’s worth it. The company revealed details Tuesday about how it fine-tuned its AI chip…
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22nd August 2019 0

Mobile Machining: A Revolution in Aerospace Production

Have you ever been to an aerospace factory? As a business developer in this industry, I know the numbers and a good deal about the technology behind building an aircraft. Still, seeing an aeroplane production hall for the first time left me dumbfounded. The sheer size of the parts, towering aircraft tail sections, large cantilevered…
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16th August 2019 0

Intempora launches software toolchain for the validation of AV algorithms

French software specialist Intempora has unveiled a new set of digital tools for the benchmarking, testing and validation of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and highly automated driving (HAD) functions, including deep learning and perception algorithms. Intempora Validation Suite (IVS) enables automotive and IT engineers to centralize, store and share their recordings of driving datasets,…
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23rd July 2019 0

Data Drives Our Driverless Future

The pace of technology adoption has never been faster, which is why we’re seeing reports about the new features of autonomous driving introduced by car manufacturers. The policy implications from a land use and development standpoint are significant. Before you scoff at the idea of how driverless cars will change anything, consider this: legislators rushed…
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1st July 2019 0

The Future With Level 5 Autonomous Cars

  Have you ever wondered about a future where fully autonomous cars dominate the roads, and how this will impact your life? How will the way we live, work, interact socially, and care for the needy, disabled and elderly change when we expect vehicles to be able to drive themselves safely from point to point…
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21st June 2019 0

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

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

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

Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around

The idea that the ideal future involves fleets of shared-use autonomous cars does not acknowledge the true nature of how humans interact with their personal transportation, nor does it acknowledge the motives of carmakers. Shared RTMs (Robotic Transportation Machine) make a lot of sense in dense urban areas, places where a high proportion of the…
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13th May 2019 0

Big Rig, No Driver: How TuSimple Uses AI to Train Self-Driving Semis

For all the hoopla surrounding self-driving passenger cars, there’s actually a more pertinent problem that autonomous vehicle technologists are working to solve: bringing self-driving technology to long-haul trucks. Trucking isn’t cheap. It costs an average of $1.69 per mile to operate a long-haul truck, and about 40 percent of that represents the driver’s salary. Meanwhile,…
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29th April 2019 0