“Holy Grail” Metallic Hydrogen Is Going to Change Everything The substance has the potential to revolutionize everything from space travel to the energy grid

The substance has the potential to revolutionize everything from space travel to the energy grid Two Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating an entirely new substance long believed to be the “holy grail” of physics — metallic hydrogen, a material of unparalleled power that could one day propel humans into deep space. The [...]

By |2020-08-20T00:26:44+00:00August 20th, 2020|AUV, AV|

AUV Spotlight: Ford expands partnership with Mobileye, Intel’s autonomous driving business

Ford is making big investments in autonomous driving -- now it's using Mobileye's vision-sensing technology to improve driver-assist features, such as forward collision warning and lane centering Ford is expanding its partnership with Mobileye, the Intel-owned autonomous driving technology business, the companies announced Monday. Ford plans to customize Mobileye's vision-sensing technology to [...]

By |2020-07-21T18:15:50+00:00July 21st, 2020|AV|

Phantom AI raises $22 million to develop ADAS products

Phantom AI, a startup developing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) for cars and trucks, today announced that it has raised $22 million. CEO Hyunggi Cho says it will enable the company to expand availability of its modular, software-based platform, which lets OEMs and Tier 1 automakers select components they wish to integrate and customize their configuration. [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:28:30+00:00April 20th, 2020|AV|

Waymo’s AI improves autonomous vehicle performance while saving costs

Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving vehicle research division, today detailed a system — Progressive Population Based Augmentation (PPBA) — it claims has improved the performance of its autonomous systems while reducing the amount of data required to train them. Specifically, Waymo says PPBA bolstered its cars’ object detection capabilities while decreasing costs and accelerating the training process. [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:23:44+00:00April 10th, 2020|AV|

NHTSA to Release NPRM on Crash-worthiness Standards for Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems From Holland & Knight Alert

Highlights The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on March 17, 2020, released a preliminary copy of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on much anticipated revisions to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) for occupant protection for vehicles with Automated Driving Systems (ADS). The NPRM, among other topics, addresses FMVSS revisions to remove [...]

By |2020-03-23T22:04:27+00:00March 19th, 2020|AV, Governments, News|

MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology

MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology Assistive technologies in autonomous vehicles are evolving quickly and occupying more important roles in the way we work, travel, and manage our homes. MITRE created the Mobile Autonomous Systems Experimentation (MASE) Laboratory to research ways to accelerate advanced autonomous technology and provide objective perspective and recommendations for broad [...]

By |2020-01-17T19:18:26+00:00January 21st, 2020|AV|

AUVSI SPOTLIGHT: NIO, Mobileye partner to develop autonomous vehicles

Chinese automobile manufacturer NIO has announced a strategic collaboration with Mobileye, an Intel company that develops vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving, to develop highly automated and autonomous vehicles (AV) for consumer markets in China and other major territories. Through the collaboration, Mobileye will design a self-driving system that [...]

By |2019-12-22T08:12:15+00:00December 7th, 2019|AV|

SVC Spotlight – Science and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Security UAS Security Priorities

At a hearing on Tuesday by the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Security, Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), called for accelerated federal rule makings and the development of holistic policy solutions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In his testimony, Wynne emphasized the [...]

By |2019-06-22T00:25:21+00:00July 1st, 2019|AV, Featured, News, UAV|

Volvo Group, NVIDIA partner to develop decision making system for autonomous vehicles

The Volvo Group and NVIDIA have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines. The system will be designed to safely handle fully autonomous driving on public roads and highways, the companies say. The system will use NVIDIA’s end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, [...]

By |2019-06-22T00:35:37+00:00June 22nd, 2019|AV|

Join the World Leaders in Autonomous Technology @ Levi’s Stadium

REGISTER HERE Silicon Valley California - World Safety Summit On Autonomous Technology Powered by Velodyne The annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology will address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles. In the [...]

By |2019-08-02T18:55:46+00:00June 15th, 2019|AV, Events, STEM, UAM, UAV, UUV, World|
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