21 août 2017

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map AS THE VEHICLE navigated the labyrinthine streets of London and headed for the countryside of Surrey with uncommon speed, the passengers must have felt a bit unnerved. Having selected their destination, they’d relinquished control. They had no communication with the driver, but they could check their progress on a map. The map must have been reassuring, says Peter Skillman, lead designer for Nokia HERE, the maps division the Finnish communications company. Skillman... [Lire la suite]

19 octobre 2016

A London startup says it will create driverless cars by 2019, beating Ford and BMW by two years

A London startup says it will create driverless cars by 2019, beating Ford and BMW by two years The future can’t come quickly enough for London autonomous driving startup Five.ai. The company, which raised $2.7 million in July, promises to deliver fully autonomous vehicles to the market by 2019. That’s two years ahead of similar projects announced by Ford and BMW. Five.ai thinks it will beat the incumbents by using more sophisticated machine-learning that will help a vehicle understand its surroundings without the need to... [Lire la suite]