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]

17 septembre 2020

Review of news from TESLA

  r   1: The Dojo Neural Net Training Center Tesla is developing a NN training computer called Dojo to process truly vast amounts of video data. 2: Dramatically Better Autopilot “The FSD improvement will come as a quantum leap, because it’s a fundamental architectural rewrite, not an incremental tweak. I drive the bleeding edge alpha build in my car personally. Almost at zero interventions between home & work. Limited public release in 6 to 10 weeks.” says Elon Musk  3. Avoiding Potholes! 4. And Roundabouts!... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2020

MIT brief says widespread autonomy is at least a decade away

The authors emphasize that this extended lead time means that policymakers can act now to prepare for and minimize disruptions to the millions of jobs in ground transportation and related industries that are likely to come, while also fostering greater economic opportunity and mitigating environmental impacts by building accessible mobility systems. More information :  MIT brief says widespread autonomy is at least a decade away | Autonomous Vehicle InternationalAutomated driving technologies have promised to disrupt urban... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2020

Waymo and FCA agree exclusive deal for commercial AV development

FCA also has selected Waymo as its exclusive, strategic partner for L4 autonomous technology across its portfolio and said it has already started working with Waymo on the development of FCA products for the movement of people and goods operated by Waymo Driver.   More Information :  Waymo and FCA agree exclusive deal for commercial AV development | Autonomous Vehicle InternationalWaymo has announced that it will now work exclusively with FCA as its preferred partner for the development and testing of class 1-3... [Lire la suite]
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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                
04 septembre 2019

Meet us at AUTONOMY the Urban Mobility Summit - Paris October 16-17th

For the 2d consecutive year the groupement ADAS will participate to the Autonomy show dedicated to urban mobility.  This exhibition will take place in Paris  t from the 16h to 17th of OCTOBER. To meet us :  Booth: A87  Sector: Autonomous vehicules       This event combines a trade show, a series of conferences and workshops, industry talks, and pitch sessions. The 2018 edition brought together more than 8,000 visitors, 150 speakers, 200 exhibitors, with 35 countries represented. ... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2019

Driverless cars: The game changer for cities

First came the train, then the public transport vehicles, and now the personal cars… all these are on the blink of being substituted with the more efficient and sophisticated driverless cars. Tech futurists predict that all the major cities across the world will have adapted this new technology within the next two decades, thus begging the question: how will the adoption of driverless cars change our cities’ general landscape? Here are the most probable changes that will precipitate from the adoption of driverless cars in our cities. ... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2018

This startup’s CEO wants to open-source self-driving car safety testing

Credit : Voyage auto Uber's fatal car crash last month continues to have repercussions, with self-driving taxi startup Voyage announcing today that it will open-source its safety procedures, documents, and code in the hope of avoiding future deaths. "I had to spend time after [the Uber crash] calming people down, telling folks at our deployments that it was an isolated incident," says Voyage CEO Oliver Cameron in an exclusive interview with Ars Technica. "But the truth is that everyone in the industry is reinventing the technology... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2018

X-Matik's LaneCruise add-on kit brings self-driving tech to older cars

X-Matik's LaneCruise add-on kit brings self-driving tech to older cars If you want to experience the benefits of autonomous driving technology, you need to shell out for a late model car, right? Not so, if Toronto-based start-up X-Matik, which recently unveiled its LaneCruise system, has its way. Coming as an aftermarket add-on kit, the system is designed to give any old car self-driving capabilities. The hardware in the kit consists of five main parts: the Brainbox central processing unit, the front-facing camera and... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2018

After fatal Uber and Tesla crashes, self-driving car tech companies band together

  The autonomous car industry has a perception problem — and now a group of related companies has banded together to try to solve it. Uber's fatal crash last month was the first self-driving car accident to kill a pedestrian. Then a Tesla Model X in autopilot mode left the driver dead after a fiery crash into a California highway barrier. Following its deadly accident in Tempe, Arizona, Uber halted all its self-driving testing, as did companies such as Nvidia and Toyota. A group of tech and transportation companies involved in... [Lire la suite]