LIDAR

9th January 2019

TDK Launches AV Positioning Software Coursa Drive

TDK's Coursa Drive is a lower-cost, highly accurate software platform that could help AV platform developers scale beyond prototype vehicles to high-volume mass production.

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9th January 2019

Mobileye CEO: Automation Can Save Lives Without Self-Driving Cars

At CES this week, Mobileye CEO Amnon Shashua detailed how the company's technology can make driving safer, even if that falls short of fully autonomous vehicles doing all the...

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7th January 2019

Toshiba Incorporating DNN Tech Into Visconti 5 Image Chip

The electronics giant plans to position the Visconti 5 platform, equipped with DNN hardware, as a key component for upcoming ADAS systems.

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1st January 2019

Magna Demoing EV, LiDAR, Smart City Tech

Magna International is to showcase new “scalable” electric vehicle powertrains, LiDAR, and smart city tech at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019. The component maker says it will demonstrate...

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18th December 2018

Audi AV Subsidiary Partners With LiDAR Company

Audi’s autonomous vehicle unit is joining forces with a LiDAR sensor provider to expedite the automaker’s development of AV tech. Autonomous Intelligent Driving (AID) aims to deploy “fully autonomous”...

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18th December 2018

BASF Colors Brighten Lidar’s Ability to Better See Vehicles

In releasing a new line of car paints for 2018-2019, BASF believes that certain hues will help Lidar better detect autonomous and other vehicles.

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11th December 2018

Autoware Foundation Focusing on Open Source AV Development

The Autoware Foundation will base its open source self-driving vehicle software on ROS 2. LG and Huawei are among its members behind this effort.

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Hyundai, Netradyne Partner on HD Mapping & Navigation
5th December 2018

Hyundai, Netradyne Partner on HD Mapping & Navigation

Hyundai and Netradyne believe that advanced navigation capabilities are critical to advancing autonomous driving, with crowd-sourced information a central component.

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21st November 2018

Ford Looks to Pack AV Sensors Into Side Mirrors

Ungainly, experimental-looking autonomous cars may become less conspicuous, and more aerodynamic, if Ford turns a recent patent application into a feature. Ford Global Technologies filed a patent application last...

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5th November 2018

University Turns Itself Into CV/AV Research Center

A major US public university is turning itself into a center of “mobility research and development”. Michigan State University (MSU) says it aims “to advance smart vehicle technology” with...

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29th October 2018

LiDAR Maker Claims First “Level 4+” System

A technology company is launching a product it claims is “the world’s first image-grade LiDAR system” capable of supporting “Level 4+” autonomous driving. Innovusion is making Cheetah, a system...

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25th October 2018

AAA: ADAS Systems Could Drive Up Vehicle Repair Costs

A new study from AAA finds ADAS can add an extra $3,000 in repair costs, thanks to sensors and cameras that require specific parts and expertise.

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