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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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]
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]
29 octobre 2020

Ford releases its 4th gen self-driving platform with higher sensors, cleansing tech, and improved batteries

  For this newest platform, Ford upgraded the LiDAR sensor suite with an all-new system that sports activities a better decision 128-beam array to offer a 360-degree view. Ford says this helps the check car higher detect repair and shifting objects nearer to the car. Close to-field cameras and short-range LiDAR look forward and to the car’s facet whereas rear-facing sensors assist with objects behind the SUV. Ford stated in 2018 it meant to spend $four billion on autonomous automobiles by 2023, and up to date developments... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2020

10 Robotaxi Services — Existing & Planned

The number of existing or near-term robotaxi services has just multiplied rapidly, and sort of sprung itself on us in a surprising way. Here is a quick rundown of the services in place today or coming soon. read more : 10 Robotaxi Services - Existing & PlannedI cover self-driving vehicles and robotaxis quite frequently as part of this job. In fact, I think we were using the term "robotaxi" before I saw it used by any other media outlet, and certainly before it had become an industry norm.https://cleantechnica.com ... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2020

Can We Speed up The Road to Full Autonomy?

    For the past few years, there’s been an unending parade of news, hype and enthusiasm about the introduction of self-driving cars with full autonomy. Autonomous vehicles promise to deliver a range of benefits, including reduced travel time, improved passenger experience and perhaps most importantly, improved safety. To be clear, it’s no longer a question of whether we will see self-driving cars en masse; it’s a question of when. But as the timeline for fully autonomous vehicles keeps getting pushed further out,... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2020

NVIDIA Powers Mercedes-Benz into Software Updated Autonomous Future

Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA, the global leader in accelerated computing, plan to enter into a cooperation to create a revolutionary in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure.The new software-defined architecture will be built on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ platform and will be standard in Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation fleet, enabling state-of-the-art automated driving functionalities. A primary feature will be the ability to automate driving of regular routes from address to address. In addition, there will be numerous future... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2020

Mobileye's AV navigating pedestrians and T-junctions on a narrow street

 Autonomous vehicles must not only be able to navigate well-marked and open roads, but must be able to navigate even the most dense urban environments.  Watch Mobileye's test AV, where the camera-only system navigates through Jerusalem's busy traffic and handle tricky situations that would challenge even the most adept human drivers.   More on Mobileye :   https://www.mobileye.com