04 mai 2017

Toyota to Finance $50 Million ‘Intelligent’ Car Project

Toyota to Finance $50 Million ‘Intelligent’ Car Project The Toyota Motor Corporation announced on Friday an ambitious $50 million robotics and artificial intelligence research effort, in collaboration with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to develop “intelligent” rather than self-driving cars. The distinction is a significant one, according to Gill Pratt, a prominent American roboticist, who has left his position at the Defense Advanced Research Projects... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2016

Toyota, Tesla or Google: who's spending the most on artificial intelligence in the car industry?

Toyota, Tesla or Google: who's spending the most on artificial intelligence in the car industry?   Which businesses are investing in artificial intelligence? Read how artificial intelligence will change the car industry, and other sectors, as we know it.   Toyota has put $1 billion (£663 million) aside for a Silicon Valley artificial intelligence and robotics research unit to further its driverless car technologies, but is it enough to take Elon Musk's crown as the biggest tech spender in the car industry? The... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2016

prospective : Will future automotive products still need wheels ?

Will future automotive products still need wheels ? It is very interesting to see what is happening in the robotics research labs. Seeing this, almost everyone thinks aboutmilitary applications (that is why DARPA gives money for those researches), about industrial applications where human beings may be in danger (nuclear industry, ...), and also about space quest (Mars, Moon, and further). But think, would is be interesting for individual mobility ? :. invalid persons artificial arms and legs (medicine application). mobility... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2015

Laser Breakthrough Could Speed the Rise of Self-Driving Cars

Google's self-driving car relies on a roof-mounted LIDAR sensor to see the world around it.   The eyes of a self-driving car are called LIDAR sensors. LIDAR is a portmanteau of “light” and “radar.” In essence, these sensors monitor their surroundings by shining a light on an object and measuring the time needed for it to bounce back. They work well enough, but they aren’t without their drawbacks. Today’s self-driving cars typically use LIDARs that are quite large and expensive. Google, for instance, used $80,000 LIDARs with... [Lire la suite]