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Waymo cars have Intel technology inside

Intel has revealed that it has been working with Waymo since 2009 when it had started as Google’s self-driving project. “With 3 million miles of real-world driving, Waymo cars with Intel technology inside have already processed more self-driving car miles than any other autonomous fleet on U.S. roads ” Intel …

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To develop signals that enable self-driving vehicles to communicate with people, Ford and Virginia tech create illusion of driverless car on road

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Ford Motor Company has partnered with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to conduct a user experience study to test out a method for a self-driving vehicle to signal its intent by soliciting real-world reactions from people on public roads. As light signals for turning and braking indication are already standardized and …

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Samsung establishes an innovation fund while subsidiary Harman forms strategic business unit dedicated to automotive

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Having secured licenses for on-road testing of autonomous driving software and hardware under development in Korea and California, Samsung is making efforts to cement its place in the automotive space. The company has established a $300-million fund–named as Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund–focussed on connected car and autonomous technologies, smart sensors, …

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Honeywell and Lear Corporation collaborate to provide automotive software technology and infrastructure solutions

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Honeywell and Lear Corporation are collaborating to provide automotive software technology and infrastructure solutions to address threats associated with emerging connected and autonomous vehicle development. The announcement was made at the 67th Annual IAA Cars event in Frankfurt. As part of the collaboration, Honeywell’s intrusion detection technology software and security …

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Bill exempting self-driving cars from safety rules passed by House

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In U.S., the House Energy & Commerce Committee has unanimously passed SELF DRIVE Act, according to reports. The act would put federal regulators in the driver’s seat and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles. The proposal would speed up the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls. The House measure …

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ZF partners with Univ of California to work on making use of highly developed computer vision and deep learning skills in the automotive field

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ZF and the University of California, Berkeley have entered into a strategic research partnership. The partnership is aimed at making use of highly developed computer vision and deep learning skills in the automotive field. ZF, together with researchers from the renowned University of California, Berkeley, will in future harness the …

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Apple is scaling back its plans to build self-driving cars

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According to some reports, Apple is scaling back its plans to build self-driving cars. The company would rather be focusing on the software and technology for autonomous vehicles. A few months back, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook in an interview to Bloomberg has disclosed that the company was “focusing on …

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GM and Cruise Automation have begun beta testing a ride-hailing app

According to reports, GM and Cruise Automation have begun beta testing a ride-hailing app that allows users to be picked up by a self-driving car. The app “Cruise Anywhere” at present is only available to Cruise Automation employees in San Francisco. According to the law at California, a driver is seated …

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Intel to build a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles for testing

Mobileye, an Intel Company, will start building a fleet of fully autonomous (level 4 SAE) vehicles for testing in the United States, Israel and Europe. The first vehicles will be deployed later this year, and the fleet will eventually scale to more than 100 automobiles. Building these test vehicles, Intel’s …

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Autonomous cars get puzzled by road signs

According to a new study led by the University of Washington, it was found that autonomous cars can be puzzled by road signs. The computer brain set used in autonomous cars could be fooled into thinking a Stop sign is a 45 mph Speed Limit or other sign if a …

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