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BlackBerry, Baidu collaborating on autonomous vehicle technology

BlackBerry and Baidu will collaborate to accelerate the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers.

ANSI launches unmanned aircraft systems standardization collaborative

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC), with a kick-off meeting scheduled for September 28 in Washington, DC. The UASSC's mission...

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...

Waymo hits 7 million self-driving miles, eyes Europe expansion — Mashable

Waymo is still chugging along with plans to offer a truly driverless car service in the Phoenix, Arizona, area by the end of this year — but it's also moving its...

EY launches blockchain-based mobility platform

EY has launched Tesseract, a mobility platform for blockchain technology. The platform can facilitate fractional vehicle ownership, shared use and seamless multimodal transport, says EY, and can help lay the groundwork...

Ottopia raises $3 million

Tel Aviv, Israel-based Ottopia, a technology company focused on remote assistance for self-driving cars, has closed $3 million in seed funding.

Velodyne partners with UMS for autonomous vehicle testing in South Korea

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

Pony.ai raises $112 million

Autonomous driving solutions company Pony.ai has closed a Series A funding round of $112 million.

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance cars to embed Android, based on new partnership with Google

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance and Google have inked a technology partnership to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the automotive alliance, starting from 2021.

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.

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

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...

Teledyne Invests In Marine Autonomous Vehicles

Teledyne has invested in Ocean Aero, a San Diego, California-based company, designing unmanned surface vehicles that also have the ability to descend subsea. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ocean Aero is designing the Submaran, a vehicle capable of operating in both surface and sub-surface environments.

Stryke, Scorpion to apply AI engine ScenGen to US Army’s UAS fleet

Stryke Industries was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army as part of the U.S. Defense Research and Development Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) Program.