In yet another jolt for autonomous / connected cars, a team of researchers demonstrated a major hackable flaw– in the Controller Area Network (CAN) bus standard – that could enable a Denial of Service (DoS) attack on safety systems including brakes, airbags and power steering. With CAN essentially being the … Read the rest
Taking inspiration from Apple’s iTunes, Tesla looks all set to launch its new music streaming service known as ‘TTunes.’ With images of the new software surfacing on Tesla’s blog Electrek, the curiosity has been building up. The software shows the option to listen to the TuneIn internet radio channel, music … Read the rest
In a recent Cambridge TEDX talk, Iyad Rahman (Associate Professor of Media Arts & Sciences at the MIT Media Lab) demonstrated and highlighted the importance of the decisions, that driverless cars will have to make. According to The Department of Transport, approximately 35,000 people died from car accidents in the … Read the rest
The idea to use primarily aluminum for Model S and Model X was a decision aimed at saving some weight for those rather large vehicles. Tesla’s ~1,000 lbs battery pack gives a boost to their vehicle’s weights and the automaker aimed to compensate with a lighter chassis.
At first glance, … Read the rest
Uber makes a great move by testing their autonomous vehicles on Toronto streets this Tuesday. Uber was approved by the Ministry of Transportations under their pilot program for testing autonomous vehicles. 2 self-driving Uber cars, made a roll on roads near the University of Toronto, though under the vigilance of … Read the rest
Welcome of autonomous vehicles on the streets also brings along a whole new set of threats to it. We have been familiar with the ways our secured computers are hacked despite all anti viruses uploaded. Now, our cars are going to be fully dependent on technology, which will make them … Read the rest
Since it has been evident from the growing advancements in the field of autonomous vehicles, that they are our future. While this makes headlines, there is a whole new level of insecurities that people are facing. The major one is the fear of losing jobs if driver-less cars take the … Read the rest
CANVAS Technology, a Boulder-based robotics company are onto building the world’s first completely autonomous, self-driving industrial cart. For the first time since the company’s incorporation, it relieved its brainchild product along with a glimpse of the complex and fascinating evolution of its technology.
CANVAS’ debut product will go to work … Read the rest
After shutting down most of its operations on “Project Titan” which started way back in 2014, Apple Inc has scaled back its ambitions to develop a self driving car. The company has roped in Bob Mansfield, a longtime executive who over the years had led hardware engineering for some of … Read the rest
With the increasing growth of technology and artificial intelligence, people are really worried about their own jobs. According to one of the surveys taken by 352 AI researchers, AI will take over human functions within 45 years. The complete transition would take somewhere around 120 years. Though the skills required … Read the rest