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...

Japan aims to launch self-piloting ships by 2025 — Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's shipbuilders and maritime shippers are teaming up to make self-navigating ships a reality, reports the Asian Nikkei Review. Here is the link.

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...

New York State okays autonomous vehicle testing with Audi

New York has approved Audi's application to be the first company authorized to perform autonomous vehicle testing in the state. The automaker says it intends to demonstrate and test vehicles in New York with Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE)...

Cloud Security Alliance releases guidance on connected vehicle security

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released its research and guidance report on connected vehicle security.  Authored by the CSA's Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, the report provides a perspective on vehicle...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...