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Peter Suciu
BlackBerry Makes Autonomous Vehicle Play
12/13/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1303 Words

SCMS -- a free service for the public and private sectors -- could encourage efforts to develop autonomous and connected vehicle pilot programs.

Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry, which in recent years has pivoted from its past business built around mobile handsets, undertook development...

Peter Suciu
Tech Takes Front Seat at Detroit Auto Show
01/17/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1249 Words

... recent years, CES largely has usurped the North American International Auto Show in Detroit as the "first auto show of the year." Automakers have used the annual Las Vegas shindig for all things consumer electronics to highlight the latest technology in vehicles. ...

Peter Suciu
Ford to Test Autonomous Vehicles at Mcity
11/14/15 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 881 Words

Ford on Friday announced that it will be the first automaker to test its autonomous vehicles at Mcity, a full-scale simulated urban environment that was developed as part of the University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center . The site will allow Ford to...

Rob Enderle
The Fake News Fueling the Uproar Over Self-Driving Vehicles
11/27/17 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1847 Words

... may seem obvious that a major consequence of self-driving trucks would be a lot of unemployed truck drivers, but the reality -- at least for those who drive tractor trailers -- could be better jobs. Autonomous vehicles have massive potential benefits. Models...

Peter Suciu
2017 in Tech: The Year of Foreshadowing Big Things to Come
12/29/17 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1480 Words

One area where it is being worked out is in autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars. 2017 wasn't the year that the cars did the driving, but machine learning played other roles.

"The sharing economy meets machine learning and AI in 2017,...

David Jones
Waymo Offers Glimpse of Autonomous Chrysler Minivans
12/20/16 12:11 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1085 Words

Waymo , the standalone venture that emerged from Google's self-driving car project, on Monday unveiled a fleet of 100 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans with the latest high-tech sensors, telematics, and other gear designed for fully autonomous operation. Modifications were made to several parts...

John P. Mello Jr.
US Post Office to Test-Drive Autonomous Trucks
05/22/19 11:21 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1030 Words

It will conduct the two-week experiment in collaboration with TuSimple , an autonomous driving technology company based in San Diego. TuSimple's contract with the postal service calls for one of the company's self-driving trucks to make five round trips hauling USPS trailers between...

Richard Adhikari
Google Takes an Autonomous Road Trip Through Nevada
05/08/12 11:58 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 655 Words

... divorces, slot machines and Elvis impersonators are so yesterday in Nevada -- the state on Tuesday issued Google the first autonomous vehicle testing license in the United States. Google can now officially take its driverless cars for a spin in the state.

John P. Mello Jr.
New Study Group to Focus on Impact of Robo Vehicles
06/20/18 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 803 Words

... logistics and mobility industry heavyweights have formed a group committed to improving the lives and opportunities of working Americans through adoption of autonomous vehicles . The roster of the Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity includes the American Trucking Associations, Daimler, FedEx,...

David Jones
Uber Sees Gold in Autonomous Vehicle Field
12/07/16 9:49 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 617 Words

... on Monday announced the acquisition of startup Geometric Intelligence, a move designed to increase its presence in the autonomous vehicle technology field. Geometric CEO Gary Marcus will become the chief of Uber's new artificial intelligence business. He will lead the newly formed...

Pam Baker
Where's My Autonomous Car?
12/28/12 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1239 Words

... world cheered -- well, at least the nerds cheered -- when Google's autonomous cars drove 1,000 miles with no human intervention and another 140,000 miles with occasional human intervention in 2010. Since then, the cars are still tooling about in a series...

Richard Adhikari
Nvidia Is Off to the Autonomous Car Races
05/20/17 2:18 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 614 Words

... recently announced that Toyota will use its Drive PX AI car computer platform for advanced autonomous vehicles slated for introduction over the next few years. Nvidia is combining breakthroughs in AI and high-performance computing to build Nvidia Drive PX, the brain of...

Peter Suciu
Human Rights Groups Amplify Call for 'Killer Robot' Ban
08/30/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1946 Words

... from Human Rights Watch and Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic last week issued a dire warning that nations around the world haven't been doing enough to ban the development of autonomous weapons -- so-called "killer robots." The groups issued a...

Vivian Wagner
Driving Into the Future: Autonomous Cars
03/27/12 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 793 Words

For the last several years, Google has been testing self-driving, autonomous vehicles in California -- and if they ever become mainstream, their promise is better controlled and less deadly roadways.

"We want to improve people's lives by making driving safer, more...

Rob Enderle
Nvidia May Be Lone Rider on Next Big Technology Wave: Robotics
06/11/18 9:39 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1351 Words

Nvidia also figured out early that autonomous cars were going to be a thing and largely pivoted from the mobile device efforts that were not going much of anyplace to self-driving cars. It now dominates the important part of that trend --...

Katherine Noyes
Robotic Vehicles to Look for Life in Arctic Depths
06/22/07 2:06 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1096 Words

... new robotic vehicles designed by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will embark on an expedition next month to search for life on the Arctic Ocean floor. The vehicles -- two autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and a tethered, remote-controlled sampling system --...

David Jones
Larry Page's Self-Flying Taxi Set for New Zealand Test Runs
03/15/18 1:17 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 758 Words

Page's Kitty Hawk company, the developer of a new autonomous flying machine called "Cora," will begin testing the service in rural Canterbury, a region in the South Island, according to Hayden Munro, press secretary for Megan Woods, New Zealand's minister of research, science...

John P. Mello Jr.
Report: Connected Vehicles Vulnerable to Hack Attacks
02/09/15 3:30 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 760 Words

Hacker's Code Mine
Risks of hacking into autos increases as more electronics are introduced to make vehicles more autonomous, noted Kristin Kolodge executive director of driver interaction (HMI) research at J.D. Power.

"These advanced safety systems and driver assistance...

Peter Suciu
Android at the Wheel: Google Aims for One Vehicle Ecosystem
05/20/17 10:33 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 735 Words

Google showcased the next phase of its automotive strategy at its I/O conference earlier this week, and announced partnerships with Volvo and Audi, which unveiled concept vehicles running its new automotive operating system. Embedded Android for Automotive is an entirely new system rather...

Rob Enderle
Will Future Autonomous Cars Fly Like Birds or Tunnel Like Moles?
05/29/17 10:30 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1613 Words

... is kind of amazing how much advancement is going on in the autonomous car space. A year ago, we were mostly talking about cars that seemed comparatively boring, because they just drove on the surface. How quaint -- how 2016. Now when...

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