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Autonomous Vehicle stories - Page 2

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Carmaker tests heated steering wheels to help drivers pay attention
Thu, 30th May 2019
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Jaguar tests heated steering wheels to keep drivers focused on roads, not phones.
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People are tired of driving – bring on the autonomous cars
Fri, 10th May 2019
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capgemini
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A new study has found that consumer preference for riding in self-driving cars is set to double within the next five years.
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Inside BMW Group's impressive compute power for autonomous cars
Thu, 28th Mar 2019
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bmw
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computer simulations
1500 TB new data every day is equivalent of 23,000 iPhone X, 230PB equal the volume of 45 apartments filled entirely with CDs.
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Your car is watching: Volvo to deploy tech to curb drink drivers
Wed, 27th Mar 2019
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volvo
The company is introducing a driver monitoring and intervention technology capable of taking control of the car if it detects the driver is drunk or tired.
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WeRide demonstrates pre-commercial level 4 autonomous driving solutions
Wed, 20th Mar 2019
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nvidia
WeRide showcases its L4 sensor suite and pre-commercial solutions at NVIDIA GTC, along with the Nissan LEAF 2 model and DRIVE AGX Pegasus platform.
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Introducing Spark & Ohmio's first 5G-connected driverless vehicle
Wed, 13th Mar 2019
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5g
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wireless networks
NZ's first 5G driverless car hits Auckland for Ohmio-Spark trial.
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World's first all-weather autonomous bus to start work in April
Tue, 12th Mar 2019
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public transport
A partnership in Finland has launched a new autonomous bus that can operate in any weather conditions - including the country's harsh winters.
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Tesla’s new tech enables cars to be charged in around 15 minutes
Fri, 8th Mar 2019
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autonomous vehicle
The tech giant has introduced the third generation of its ‘Supercharging’ technology that slashes charging times.
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Report finds automotive industry seriously wanting in cybersecurity
Fri, 8th Feb 2019
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
Findings from a new report have laid the automotive industry’s cybersecurity practices bare after highlighting critical cybersecurity deficiencies.
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Bringing autonomous vessels to the open water
Thu, 31st Jan 2019
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sensors
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autonomous vehicle
The Aussies took silver at the Maritime RobotX Challenge, which saw entries from across the world competing with their self-driving tech on the ocean.
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This could be the future of ridesharing
Tue, 18th Dec 2018
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bosch
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autonomous vehicle
When you hear the words ‘driverless vehicle technology’, the company Bosch may not immediately spring to mind.
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AWS offers devs tiny autonomous vehicles for machine learning
Fri, 30th Nov 2018
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cloud services
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public cloud
Race autonomous cars & test ML models with AWS DeepRacer as Amazon ramps up machine learning services.
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Huawei’s AI chip for edge computing takes top honours at WIC
Thu, 8th Nov 2018
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Huawei's Ascend 310 chip wins top award at World Internet Conference for AI advances.
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Meet ‘BB8’ – the vehicle that recognises your face
Mon, 15th Oct 2018
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surveillance
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biometrics
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cartech
BB8, an AI car using face recognition instead of keys, was unveiled by VisionLabs and NVIDIA.
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Eye spy: Jaguar Land Rover trials 'eye pods' on autonomous vehicles
Tue, 28th Aug 2018
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road safety
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autonomous vehicle
Jaguar adds 'virtual eyes' to pods, helping pedestrians trust in self-driving tech's safety.
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Ridesharing and the future - are driverless cars enough?
Tue, 21st Aug 2018
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smart cities
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evs
Will driverless cars alone be enough to stop the continuing congestion in cities? Or does the answer already exist in our smartphones?.
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Kiwis nervous about self-driving cars & electric vehicles, survey finds
Tue, 14th Aug 2018
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Almost two-thirds of Kiwis are worried about autonomous vehicles, with women (74%) significantly more skeptical than men (56%).
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Chinese EV maker uses BlackBerry tech to create safer vehicles
Mon, 25th Jun 2018
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Vehicles will be able to make sure critical systems are isolated and are able to run safely, even if there are problems with non-critical systems.
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Mandatory autonomous safety systems could save hundreds of Kiwi lives
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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AEB in new NZ cars urged to cut deaths, trim insurance costs.
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Everything you need to know about autonomous vehicles
Thu, 12th Apr 2018
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automotive
Today's cars smarter, yet ADAS levels vary: SAE's six automation categories demystified.
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Dell EMC’s HPC to cater for burgeoning autonomous driving data
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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network infrastructure
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colocation
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iaas
Zenuity has just announced Dell EMC as a strategic partner to provide a managed high performance computing (HPC) environment.
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GTC18 - Keynote: the flash, the facts, the future
Thu, 29th Mar 2018
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it in healthcare
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vr
A roundup of Jensen Huang’s opening keynote at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference 2018, including an incredible remote driving reveal.
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Waymo and Land Rover collaborate on autonomous vehicle
Wed, 28th Mar 2018
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Jaguar and Waymo form alliance to pioneer premium self-driving EVs.
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GTC18 - NVIDIA simulation will take self-driving car testing off road
Wed, 28th Mar 2018
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ai
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NVIDIA is taking autonomous vehicle testing into the cloud with photorealistic simulation, aiming for a safer way to make self-driving cars a reality.