26 novembre 2020

The MILLA Group Selects the Leddar Pixell From LeddarTech for the MILLA POD Autonomous Shuttle

  QUEBEC,November 25, 2020 — LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is proud to have been selected by the MILLA Group as the supplier for their cocoon LiDAR sensor. The MILLA Group has selected the award-winning Leddar™ Pixell as the front-end LiDAR for their MILLA POD autonomous shuttle. The Leddar Pixell is the most robust solid-state LiDAR on the market. This sensor provides a 180-degree horizontal field of view (FoV) and can offer 360-degree... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2020

Autonomous Shuttles: IDTechEx Report Reveals The Future Of Last-Mile Mobility

The autonomous mobility industry is tackling part of the last-mile problem that many commuters encounter when using public transportation by replacing large, diesel buses with a fleet of electric, self-driving shuttle buses that transport small groups of people along defined and planned routes. Autonomous shuttles could be a key element that connects the public transportation systems to reduce private car ownership in the future. The autonomous shuttle total market size will be over $18 billion by 2040, according... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2020

When AV Software Meets Human Driver…

A key question about autonomous vehicle (AV) technology is whether an AV software driver can match the capabilities of human drivers — and if so, when will this happen? The vast majority of human drivers are quite good — especially when they are focused on the driving tasks and have multiple years of driving experience. However, most drivers are not fully concentrating on the driving tasks part of the time. Or young drivers have not yet reached the skill levels to hand difficult driving events. And older drivers eventually lose... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2020

Automated cone-laying truck launched in Australia

Australian road-safety technology provider Arrowes has just launched its innovative new Automated Cone Truck (ACT), which will improve safety in workzones by reducing the time human operatives must spend in live lanes when marking out a work area. Developed over the last three years at the company’s manufacturing facility at Brendale, Brisbane the ACT  uses proprietary mechatronics, to automatically deploy and retrieve cones from work sites with a single operator, removing two people from being exposed to the risks of live... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2020

Autonomous Vehicle Security Needs From A Hacker’s Perspective

One of the main challenges with securing autonomous vehicles is protecting its linked applications in jailbroken phones or laptops, Laurie says. If an attacker were to jailbreak their own phone, they could see the application code while it was running, which includes how it talks to the backend server. They could then retrieve the application’s hidden data, such as credentials, and take full control of the code, vehicle and connected infrastructure. The vehicle itself can also be a prime target for attackers. Tools to launch... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2020

Israeli startup C2A launches cyber solution securing vehicles' birth-to-earth lifecycle

  With incredible developments on the hardware side, including advanced imaging technologies and more eco-friendly engine systems, there is one major obstacle that is keeping the leading automotive executives up at night. The vehicle cyber-security issue is becoming the main worry for the automotive industry. Jerusalem-based startup C2A Security, a provider of automotive cyber-security solutions, announced the launch of its flagship cyber-security product, AutoSec. C2A’s technology meets the rapidly-evolving... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2020

The culprits of consumers acting as beta testers for safety critical software

Last week Tesla sent out a beta software update called "Full Self-Driving" to a select group of customers. This release is expected to comprise of improvements to the company's Autopilot – and include advanced driver-assist features designed for local, non-highway streets. While this is a remarkable engineering feat and a courageous move, it is also a dangerous one.  on October 21, the company released a beta software update to selected Tesla owners called Full Self Driving (FSD). The problem is the same as before: the name is... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2020

Airbiquity unveils OTAmatic Vehicle Configurator

Airbiquity, a leading player in connected vehicle services, has announced the launch of its OTAmatic Vehicle Configurator. The new product, according to the company, is a tool for defining and managing connected vehicle software. It gives auto manufacturers insight into the ‘exact hardware and software configurations within a vehicle. Besides, it will also help them manage known combinations of electronic control units (ECUs) and software versions in vehicles, and meet government rules for type certified vehicle systems. In the... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2020

An Automated parking to reduce stress at the airport

                        Automated parking to reduce stress at the airport: Bosch, Mercedes-Benz and the parking lot operator Apcoa want to introduce fully automated driverless parking at Stuttgart Airport in the future. To this end, the Automated Valet Parking (AVP) system co-developed by Bosch and Mercedes-Benz is to be ready for commercial operation. The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is already ready to welcome it as the world's first series production vehicle to... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2020

Just 8 months after launching from stealth, Golden autonomous vehicle startup brings on $65M

Just eight months after it launched out of stealth, a Golden-based autonomous vehicle and logistics startup has brought on a large funding round that takes its total funding north of $100 million. Outrider automates the repetitive, manual aspects of yard operations, including moving trailers around the yard, moving trailers to and from loading docks, hitching and unhitching trailers, connecting and disconnecting trailer brake lines and monitoring trailer locations. The company’s three-part system includes management software,... [Lire la suite]