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3D Robotics Launches $660 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle For Hobbyists

3D Robotics (3DR) unveiled Iris, an advanced quadcopter with full GPS-guided autonomous capabilities. Iris provides point-and-click mission planning with 127 configurable waypoints that can guide it from take-off to landing, all from...

Autonomous Car, Battery Charger, Galaxy Simulations Win Intel Science Fair Prize

Ionut Budisteanu, 19, of Romania was awarded first place for using artificial intelligence to create a viable model for a low-cost, self-driving car at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering...

Nvidia, Baidu ink artificial intelligence partnership

Nvidia and Baidu have inked a broad partnership on artificial intelligence technology, for cloud computing, self-driving vehicles and AI home assistants. The announcement was made by Baidu president and COO Qi...

Insitu inks remotely piloted aircraft services contract with QGC

Insitu,  a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, has announced a contract with QGC, to leverage Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems.

Autonomous vehicles will add $81 billion in new insurance premiums: Accenture

Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring US$81 billion in new premiums to the U.S. auto insurance industry over the next eight years, driven by risks related to cybersecurity, software and...

Renovo, Velodyne ink LiDAR partnership

Renovo, Velodyne partnering to include Velodyne LiDAR as the preferred sensor provider for AWare powered highly automated vehicles.

Velodyne partners with UMS for autonomous vehicle testing in South Korea

Velodyne is partnering with Unmanned Solution (UMS) of South Korea.

BlackBerry launches software for autonomous vehicle security

BlackBerry has launched the QNX Hypervisor 2.0. This real-time Type 1 Hypervisor based on QNX SDP 7.0, is BlackBerry's most advanced and secure 64-bit embedded operating system, says the company. It...

Honda signs autonomous driving deal with Chinese AI company SenseTime

Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime has signed a long-term development agreement with Japanese car manufacturer Honda, to build cars with autonomous driving.

IEEE Launches Study Group On Wireless Automotive Coexistence

The IEEE 802.19 Wireless Coexistence Working Group has established a study group on “Wireless Automotive Coexistence.” The study group will concentrate on automotive environment and use cases, considering 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands, interference among IEEE...

Nvidia details out safety features of its Drive OS for autonomous vehicles

Nvidia announced details of its functional safety architecture for Nvidia Drive, its AI autonomous vehicle platform at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show.

Transdev, Delphi partnering on automated transport system

Mobility services company Transdev and Delphi Automotive have inked a commercial partnership to develop a fully-automated, mobility-on-demand (AMoD) transport system. The system will utilize Transdev Universal Routing Engine (URE) and Delphi’s automated...

Harvard Researchers Continue Work On Autonomous Robotic Insects

Harvard University researchers are continuing work on autonomic robotic insects, says the university in a statement. Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically...

Volvo to sell ‘tens of thousands’ of autonomous vehicles to Uber

Volvo has signed a non-exclusive framework agreement with Uber, to sell 'tens of thousands' of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles

Automation technology company Festo investing $900 million to expand operations in Ohio

Festo will invest $90 million in an expansion of its Regional Service and Manufacturing Center in Mason, Ohio.