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Blackmore’s Doppler Lidar Raises the Bar for Autonomous Car Sensors

Blackmore’s Doppler Lidar Raises the Bar for Autonomous Car Sensors Blackmore Sensors and Analytics reported its automotive Doppler lidar system for self-driving cars surpassed expectations in real-world tests in San Francisco’s congested streets and on Bay Area highways. Backed by more than a decade of testing with the U.S. military and …

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The Volvo 360c concept is an office-bed-living room mashup to disrupt domestic air travel – TechCrunch

The Volvo 360c concept is an office-bed-living room mashup to disrupt domestic air travel – TechCrunch Volvo unveiled Wednesday its vision for future travel. And it’s an electric autonomous vehicle without a steering wheel or other traditional means of control that would serve multiple purposes for its passengers, and ultimately …

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Wavesense ground-penetrating radar aids navigation with road data

Wavesense ground-penetrating radar aids navigation with road data Originally developed for military applications where vehicles travel unmarked roads and trails, Wavesense localizing ground-penetrating radar adds the fourth dimension, subterranean mapping, to autonomous driving systems. The post Wavesense ground-penetrating radar aids navigation with road data appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Uber self-driving cars back on public roads, but in manual mode – TechCrunch

Uber self-driving cars back on public roads, but in manual mode – TechCrunch Uber is putting its autonomous vehicles back on Pittsburgh’s city streets, four months after a fatal accident involving one of its self-driving cars prompted the ride-hailing company to halt testing on public roads. But for now, Uber’s …

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Self-driving car startup Zoox is raising $500 million at a $3.2 billion valuation – TechCrunch

Self-driving car startup Zoox is raising $500 million at a $3.2 billion valuation – TechCrunch Zoox, a once-secretive self-driving car startup, is closing a $500 million at a $3.2 billion post-money valuation, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. Prior to the deal, Zoox was valued at $2.7 billion, Zoox confirmed to TechCrunch. The …

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Luminar rolls out its development platform and scores Volvo partnership and investment – TechCrunch

Luminar rolls out its development platform and scores Volvo partnership and investment – TechCrunch The wizards in lidar tech at Luminar are doubling down on the practical side of autonomous car deployment with a partnership with and investment from Volvo, as well as a new “perception development platform” that helps …

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Remote-control driverless car startup partners with vehicle manufacturers – TechCrunch

Remote-control driverless car startup partners with vehicle manufacturers – TechCrunch Phantom Auto, a platform that can remotely control autonomous vehicles if something goes wrong, has partnered with Einride, Transdev and NEVS, formerly known as Saab Automobile. Phantom Auto’s tech enables a remote driver to take control of an autonomous vehicle, …

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