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]

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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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]
28 octobre 2020

Lyft Talked to Bosch About Self-Driving Car Partnership, Investmen

  Lyft has had talks over the previous yr about becoming a member of forces on self-driving–automobile improvement with German automotive system producer Bosch, based on two individuals with direct data of the discussions.  Lyft additionally has thought of promoting a stake in its self-driving–automobile unit to a participant akin to Bosch, stated the 2 individuals. The standing of the talks with Bosch, which have been ongoing as just lately as this summer season, isn’t clear. Bosch has an automatic driving... [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]
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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