Tag: Driverless vehicle development

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Increased infrastructure spending is a necessity for the self-driving car

The concept of self-driving cars has come a long way from its inception as a science fiction dream, despite numerous dismissals of the possibility of real autonomous vehicles in our lifetimes. But are self-driving cars still improving, or is the recent spate of autonomous expansion nothing more than a corporate advertising effort as the automotive…
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19th August 2019 0

Udacity, Mercedes-Benz create sensor fusion nanodegree as demand for self-driving car engineers rises

Udacity and Mercedes-Benz’s North American R&D lab has developed curriculum for a sensor fusion nano degree, the latest effort by the online education startup to meet the high demand for skills related to autonomous vehicles and to duplicate the success it has had with its self-driving car engineer program. Enrollment for the sensor fusion degree…
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15th August 2019 0

Who wants driverless cars? More of us than you may think

Autonomous cars are an increasingly popular topic, but do we actually want them running on our roads? The industry is more than willing to trial them, but what about the consumer? Relinquishing control can be difficult, especially when it involves potentially placing ourselves in danger. For this reason, some people are very concerned about the…
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1st August 2019 0

Be Sure And Get The Number Of The Robot That Hit You

Truly self-driving, full-time autonomous vehicles are still probably years away, in any quantity bigger than test fleets strictly limited to clearly defined areas. But insurance companies and safety regulators are already starting to think through the nitty-gritty of what happens on the ground when inevitably, crashes happen between autonomous vehicles and cars driven by people…
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29th July 2019 0

Apple Just Hired Luxury Car Designer for Its Automotive Team

While Apple is having a much harder time keeping secrets than it used to, there are still some very top-secret projects going on within the company that we only get scattered details about — enough to know that Apple is working on something in a given area, but often left with only fragmented reports that…
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25th July 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

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

Two years ago, Lime was a great addition to guacamole, rather than a sidewalk. The market wasn’t sure about car sharing and whether it had long-term viability. Now, with the acquisition of Drivy, Getaround is the largest car-sharing platform with partnerships the likes of Uber and Toyota. Uber and Lyft were (and are) a phenomenon,…
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22nd July 2019 0

Lyft, Aptiv and the National Federation of the Blind partner on self-driving for low-vision riders

Lyft and Aptiv are already running autonomous driving trials in Las Vegas, and now they’re expanding that limited pilot to include low-vision and blind riders in a new partnership with the National Federation of the Blind. In a blog post detailing the news, Lyft notes that this is a key part of their overall strategy…
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11th July 2019 0

What Are The Different Levels Of Self-Driving Cars?

The levels of driving automation explained. The Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) sets what have come to be the most globally recognized standards for driving automation and these are divided into six levels of driving automation : Level 0 Driving Automation This is the lowest level of driving automation. The driver is in control of the car…
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9th July 2019 0

As Cars Become Increasingly Driverless, People Are Already Seeking Analogue Motoring Experiences

According to those in the industry, and researchers too, driverless cars will totally revolutionize the way we think about individual transport. They will change the way we work and rest. They could herald the end of traffic jams, and have the potential to change the lives of disabled people, to give a few examples. But…
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26th June 2019 0