Self-Driving Car

Hardware

Tesla D1 Chip – What is All The Fuss About?

Tesla has revealed more details about project Dojo and its D1 Chip. With 50 billion transistors and built on a 7nm process node, the D1 is designed for the training stage of machine learning. Now that Apple and Tesla have entered the chip making market, what does this mean for the established players like Intel […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

Roadshow Takes Comma AI for a Spin

Roadshow takes Comma.ai CEO. George Hotz. out with the latest version of his company’s assisted-driving hardware here at CES 2020, featuring a more user-friendly interface and a cleaner install. The Comma Two is a piece of hardware about the size of a smartphone that can be mounted on your windshield. A forward-facing camera shows the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

A First Look at Cruise’s First Fully Driverless Car

Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, revealed its first vehicle to operate without a human driver, the Cruise Origin. The vehicle, which lacks a steering wheel and pedals, is designed to be more spacious and passenger-friendly than typical self-driving cars. Cruise says the electric vehicle will be deployed as part of a ride-hailing service, […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

The State of Self-Driving Cars

As millions of Americans hit the roads today for Thanksgiving travel, I wonder how different it would be if self-driving cars were the norm. CNBC explores the current state of self-driving cars. More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before, but a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. It’s […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

Inside Lyft’s Self-Driving Car Lab

CNBC got a first look inside Lyft’s level 5 lab, where it builds self-driving cars that are being tested on roads now. Self-driving rides are also available to select Lyft passengers in Arizona and Las Vegas, where Lyft opened its app to autonomous vehicle companies Waymo and Aptiv. Lyft says it’s completed more than 75,000 […]

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Winnipeg Airport Unveils Self-Driving Snowplow Named Otto
Autonomous Vehicles

Winnipeg Airport Unveils Self-Driving Snowplow Named Otto

The interesting thing about autonomous vehicle technology is that it’s not just about cars. Here’s an interesting story about an autonomous snowplow in Canada. Otto, the airport’s self-driving snowplow. Winnipeg’s airport is now the home of North America’s first ever autonomous snowplow. Richardson International Airport collaborated with Manitoba companies Northstar Robotics and Airport Technologies to […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

A Closer Look at Tesla Autopilot

Snazzy Labs has a detailed look at the Tesla Autopilot system — what works well and what still needs work. It also answers my question about how the Tesla handles snow. Perhaps that’s why a lot of these tests are being done in dry, snow-free climates.

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AI Autonomous Vehicles

Robert Scoble Demonstrates His Self-Driving Tesla

I often dream of the day when I can put my car on auto-pilot and do something productive while I find myself stuck on the DC Beltway. To many, this technology seems far fetched, but Tesla owners have a little taste of the future. In this Facebook livestream, Robert Scoble demonstrates the particulars of his […]

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AI Neural Networks

Using GTA V to Train a Self-Driving Car AI

At the recent Azure AI Fest, I had mentioned the work being done to train self-driving car AIs using video games like Grand Theft Auto V. And, yes, Virginia, a kid on his own PC at home can compete with a multi-million dollar company at the same task. For reference, see Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple. […]

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