D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser on Monday sent a message to companies developing and testing driverless technology: The city is opening its doors to them. Bowser said she is creating a work group and directing it to “proactively prepare the District” for autonomous vehicle technologies. The group includes members from … Read the rest
The American Center for Mobility, located between Detroit and Ann Arbor in Ypsilanti Township, is collaborating with Michigan State University and Texas A&M Transportation Institute to look at the impacts of autonomous vehicles on transportation jobs and future skills training.
The study will look at driving-related jobs including professional truck … Read the rest
Two very new startups are encouragingly moving forward with their ambitions to put self driving cars on the road as early as this year. On Jan. 28, Pony.ai, a year-old startup, said it was starting public test drives of its autonomous vehicle in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, which … Read the rest
Time and again we have learnt and read as how Driverless cars can reduce the number of preventable accidents and other mishappenings across the globe. The fact that it being such a highly regarded topic, gives it all the more attention globally. Over 33,000 people are said to be dying … Read the rest
INTEL WANTS to get up all inside devices that lurk on the edge of networks with its new 18-core Xeon D-2100 processor. Traditionally, Xeon chips have been the domain of workstations and server machines, churning away at video rendering or crunching enterprise workloads.
This new chipset is designed to bring … Read the rest
The fully autonomous vehicle is a perhaps a wonder of the modern age. Cars have been diagnosing their own problems for decades, and to an extent, fixing themselves. Diagnosing and repairing faults is easy — dependent on the fault — but as software begins to drive the industry, surely it’s … Read the rest
Two Professors, Raghvendra Cowlagi and Alex Wyglinski are working on an NSF-funded project that is bringing together Cowlagi’s study of decision making for autonomous cars and Wyglinski’s study of wireless communications to create a network of self-driving cars that can share information about everything from traffic congestion to icy road … Read the rest
FIT Hon Teng, a unit of the world’s biggest contract electronics maker – Foxconn Technology, revealed that it has a formed a joint venture with Japan’s Sharp Corporation to manufacture components for self-driving cars. The company said the venture with Sharp – which Foxconn bought in August 2016 for US$3.8 … Read the rest
Automating the movement of materials within manufacturing operations is nothing new. Thanks to advancements in sensor technology, 3D camera systems, software and artificial intelligence, these machines are increasingly capable of seeing their environments and, more importantly, learning to identify what they’re seeing. More and more, factories are becoming home to … Read the rest
Thirty years since the first driverless car plan was initiated, many companies have carried out their early research into reality by proving that cars can indeed drive by themselves. Now they’re working to sort out those practical bits. Those include regulations, liability, security, business models, and turning prototypes into production … Read the rest