High Fidelity, a social VR startup founded by Philip Rosedale (CEO), one of Second Life’s original creators, has bagged a $35 million Series D led by blockchain investment firm Galaxy Digital Ventures. The startup is building the framework for a linked universe of user-generated worlds where people can meet up … 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
Silicon Valley born self-driving car startup – Pony.ai is taking to the streets of Guangzhou to familiarize itself with the Chinese road conditions. One of the primary objectives for autonomous cars is to learn to piloting itself during rainy conditions. The company is said to have taken 3 months to … Read the rest
Nuro, a California-based startup founded by two former Google engineers, introduced a new driverless vehicle that may hit the road soon. The company has joined the ranks of Uber, Waymo, BMW and other tech giants and car manufacturers pushing for autonomous driving. However, Nuro’s prototype car was built for an … Read the rest
Bangalore based startup, Flux Auto has quietly worked its way to beat the likes of Google and Tesla to launch its own Self Driving Truck for the Indian roads. Kept under stealth mode till two months back, this 11-month old startup will launch its pilot programme in early February next … Read the rest
Ride-hailing company Lyft has now authorized, sending in their self-driving cars to pick up passengers in the Boston neighborhood. The cars will be maneuvered with the help of a backup human drivers at the wheel and will be limited to short routes within the city’s Seaport District, a burgeoning tech … Read the rest
Optimus Drive gathered almost $18M in a new series of funding that saw investors growing significantly fond of this new technology. The investment was led by Greycroft Partners, with contributions from Emerson Collective, Fraser McCombs Capital, and MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito. The 2 year old startup has now … Read the rest
Arbe Robotics, an Israeli startup developing a high-resolution radar system to help those vehicles detect and identify objects, has raised $9 million to help see itself to its first in-car trials in the next year or two. There are five of these trials in the works right now, according … Read the rest
- Nutonomy is a Singapore & Boston based startup that is deep into Autonomous vehicles.
- Delphi is one of the biggest manufacturers and the leading supplier of automobile parts and technology to Automotive companies. Their recent interest has been heavily into leading the Autonomous revolution.