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Waymo’s self-driving vans will carry UPS packages in Phoenix

Waymo is expanding its foray into self-driving delivery vehicles. The Alphabet brand is teaming with UPS on a pilot that will have autonomous Chrysler Pacifica vans carry packages in the metro Phoenix area. They’ll be shuttling cargo from UPS Stores to the courier’s Tempe processing hub, not directly to customers, but they will drive on their own.…
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3rd February 2020 0

The hunt for security flaws in self-driving cars steps up a gear

To deploy connected cars to the roads, developers need to make sure that vehicles are safe from cyberattacks. And the challenge is still great. Last week, seven projects in the UK dedicated to developing tools that will improve cybersecurity in self-driving vehicles received a grand total of £1.2 million ($1.56 million), or about £171,500 ($222,847)…
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31st January 2020 0

World’s Biggest-Ever Self-Driving Experiment To Coincide With Tokyo Olympics

Backed by full government and academia support, Japan’s car industry is preparing for what will be the biggest, most comprehensive autonomous driving demonstration in history. Set to take place in early July, just two weeks before the Tokyo Olympics begin this year, the multi-manufacturer, multi-government agency group called SIP (Strategic Innovation Promotion Program) will produce…
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30th January 2020 0

Zenuity and Hewlett Packard Enterprise join forces to develop next generation autonomous driving cars

Zenuity has selected HPE to provide the infrastructure it needs in order to develop next-generation autonomous driving systems Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been selected by Zenuity, a leading developer of software for self-driving and assisted driving cars, to provide the crucial artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure it needs in order to…
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24th January 2020 0

Trials of self driving transport pods start in the UK

Self-driving transport pods are being tested out in the UK, the vehicles which can be seen above are being tested out in Bristol. These autonomous vehicles use a range of sensors which include radar and vision processing and they are capable of spotting people and objects in front of them. The pods will be tested…
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23rd January 2020 0

Snapdragon Ridge hails autonomous vehicles with customisable SoC

Scalable and open autonomous driving solutions from Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, consist of the family of Snapdragon Ride Safety system on chips (SoCs), Snapdragon Ride Safety Accelerator and Snapdragon Ride autonomous stack. Snapdragon Ride aims to address the complexity of autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) by leveraging power-efficient hardware, artificial…
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20th January 2020 0

AI-Driven Electric Motorcycle Shows Self-Driving Tech Is About More Than Autonomous Driving

Damon Motorcycles unveiled its new electric motorcycle today at CES in Las Vegas, calling it “the world’s smartest, safest and most powerful electric motorcycle.” First off: the power. The Damon Hypersport has “over 200” horsepower, which is a lot for a motorcycle. But even more impressively, it delivers 200nm of torque at zero RPMs ……
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15th January 2020 0

How will cities be impacted by the first wave of autonomous cars?

In the future, everything about cars as we know them may change. Aviva is preparing for that future by conducting tests on connected and autonomous vehicle technologies through extensive real-world trials. Imagine this scene: It’s the year 2040, and Tom’s home virtual personal assistant has summoned an autonomous car to his home in Edinburgh. He…
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10th January 2020 0

Sony to test self-driving cars to boost sensing, safety technologies

Sony Corp said it would start testing self-driving cars as early as this year to beef up the company’s sensing and safety technologies, as the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant accelerates its automotive push. Sony revealed the plan as it unveiled an electric concept car with 33 embedded sensors, including image sensors and solid-state light…
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9th January 2020 0

How Do You Teach A Car That A Snowman Won’t Walk Across The Road?

Of course, the answer depends on what that ‘something’ is. A torn paper bag, a lost shoe, or a tumbleweed? You can drive right over it without a second thought, but you’ll definitely swerve around a pile of broken glass. You’ll probably stop for a dog standing in the road but move straight into a…
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23rd December 2019 0