12 novembre 2020

Waymo’s driverless cars were involved in 18 accidents over 20 months

Waymo’s driverless cars have driven 6.1 million autonomous miles in Phoenix, Arizona, including 65,000 miles without a human behind the wheel from 2019 through the first nine months of 2020. That’s according to data from a new internal report Waymo published today that analyzed a portion of collisions involving the robo-taxi service Waymo One, which launched in 2018. In total, Waymo’s vehicles were involved in 18 accidents with a pedestrian, cyclist, driver, or other object and experienced 29 disengagements — times human drivers... [Lire la suite]

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]
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]
28 septembre 2019

5G could make self-driving cars smarter and commutes safer

5G could make self-driving cars smarter and commutes safer   Self-driving cars can already see and think for themselves. But a newer technology that will run on soon-to-launch 5G networks promises to give them another advanced skill: the ability to talk with one another. C-V2X, a communications technology using the same 5G networks coming to our phones, will allow vehicles to communicate wirelessly with each other, with traffic signals and with other roadside gear, improving both... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2018

Gyroscopically stabilized 2 wheels vehicle

Gyroscopically stabilized 2 wheels vehicle Lit Motors Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that designed conceptual two-wheeled vehicles, including a fully electric, gyroscopically stabilized vehicle.[1] Founded by Daniel K. Kim in 2010, Lit Motors designed concepts for two-wheeled vehicles with a focus on innovative technologies. They have released information about two projects: the AEV (auto-balancing electric vehicle) often referred to as the "C-1" and the Kubo cargo scooter. The inspiration for Lit Motors came... [Lire la suite]