D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser Sends A Compelling Message To Companies Developing And Testing Driverless Technology

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

MSU Conducts A Formal Research On How Autonomous Vehicles Will Impact Jobs In The Future

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

Intel To Introduce Its 18-Core Xenon Chip For Self Driving Cars And IoT Technology

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

Two Professors Come Together To Intensify Autonomous Car Research

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

Expect Not Just Roads, But Also Factories To Change With The Onset Of Autonomous Tech

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

Massive Power Consumption By Self Driving Cars Causes Concern

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