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Wind River to work with OSU and TRC for connected and autonomous car technologies

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Wind River has engaged with Transportation Research Center (TRC), The Ohio State University (OSU), and the City of Dublin for smart, connected and autonomous technologies. The planned collaboration—focused around the Columbus region in central Ohio—aims to accelerate learning in the automotive community. The group looks to develop strategies and technologies that safely and …

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Omer Keilaf, Innoviz talks about LiDAR and autonomous vehicles

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Telematics Wire got into a conversation with Omer Keilaf, CEO, Innoviz. Omer talks about LiDAR and autonomous vehicles in the conversation. Omer has spent over 15 years driving cutting edge technologies from inception to commercialisation  Before founding Innoviz, Omer led the system and product definition efforts at ConsumerPhysics, building the world’s first …

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66% UK consumers believe autonomous vehicles will be the normal method of transport within 15 years

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Recently a survey was published by OpenText, according to the which it was found that 66% of 2,000 UK consumers believe that autonomous vehicles will be the normal method of transport within 15 years. Other results of the survey are: 42% of the UK consumers surveyed thought that the biggest benefit …

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Autonomous vehicle pilot program in Canada

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Ministry of Transportation has issued a press release that Ontario will witness launch of first autonomous vehicle (AV) pilot program in Canada. The pilot brings together a range of expertise from the research, manufacturing and technology sectors to advance innovation and capability in Ontario’s AV sector. The participants include: The …

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Ford & Baidu investing $75 million in autonomous vehicle sensor company Velodyne LiDAR

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Published: August 17, 2016 | California, US Chinese search engine company Baidu and autonomous giant Ford are going to invest $75 million in Velodyne LiDAR, making a total investment of  $150 million. The investment will allow Velodyne to rapidly expand the design and production of high performance, cost effective automotive LiDAR sensors, accelerating mass adoption …

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Israel based autonomous vehicle startup Innoviz secures $9M in funding

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Published: August 09, 2016 | Israel In a recent round of funding, Innoviz Technologies Ltd., an Israeli startup developing advanced sensors and systems enabling fully autonomous vehicles, has raised $9 million in Series A financing round. Investors include Mr. Zohar Zisapel, Vertex Venture Capital, Magma Venture Partners, Amiti Ventures and Delek Investments. …

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NXP demonstrates autonomous vehicle platform with BlueBox engine

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Published: May 16, 2016 | Texas, US Marking a significant milestone in the fast-approaching self-driving vehicles era, at NXP FTF Technology Conference, NXP Semiconductors has demonstrated a comprehensive and highly manufacturable autonomous vehicles platform leveraging NXP’s new BlueBox engine, and deploying NXP silicon and software solutions at each ADAS node. …

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Mobileye to develop autonomous vehicle by 2020

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Published: April 18, 2016 Mobileye is in advanced stages in the development of self-driving vehicles. Mobileye Regional Sales Manager for Southeast Asia Amer Subhi said, “they will launch their first manned autonomous vehicle by 2020 and an unmanned Point A to Point B vehicle by 2026.” “We have been developing …

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Sidewalk Labs’ FLOW smart transportation platform makes cities “autonomous vehicle” ready

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Published: March 20, 2016 | NYC Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc, revealed FLOW-a transportation coordination platform new platform that aims to offer city traffic managers improved control over chaotic and overcrowded streets. Sidewalks Labs has partnered with US DOT and its other smart city partners …

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