by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Quanergy, the leading provider of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, today introduced Qortex?, a core, proprietary perception software platform compatible with Quanergy?s full suite of LiDAR sensors. With the release of Qortex, Quanergy is now the only LiDAR manufacturer to commercially produce an integrated [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?NVIDIA, ZF and Baidu today announced that they are creating a production-ready AI autonomous vehicle platform designed for China, the world?s largest automotive market. At the opening press conference of CES 2018, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang said that the collaboration is based on the new [?]
Over the past few weeks, Nvidia has been holding a series of regional GPU Technology Conferences (GTC) in different parts of the globe. In September, Nvidia showed off its new Tensor3 GPU made for artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing in China. This week, the company took its show to Munich to host GTC Europe where it made a couple of announcements in the advancements of self-driving vehicles.
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, ?Ford Motor Company today announces it is investing $1 billion during the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to develop a virtual driver system for the automaker?s autonomous vehicle coming in 2021 ? and for potential license to other companies. Founded by ?
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, ?Working toward a future where more autonomous vehicles are on the road, Allstate Insurance Company today announced a multi-year research agreement with the Intelligent Systems Laboratory at Stanford University. Allstate?s goal is to help pave a way for safer roads. ?We are proactively embracing and participating ?
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?NVIDIA today unveiled a palm-sized, energy-efficient artificial intelligence (AI) computer that automakers can use to power automated and autonomous vehicles for driving and mapping. The new single-processor configuration of the NVIDIAŽ DRIVE? PX 2 AI computing platform for AutoCruise functions ? which include highway automated driving and ?
by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company reports, ?Velodyne LiDAR, Inc., the recognized global leader in Light, Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR technology, today announced the completion of a combined $150 million investment from co-investors Ford Motor Company and China?s leading search engine company Baidu, Inc. The investment will allow Velodyne ?
When it becomes possible to program decision-making based on moral principles into machines, will self-interest or the public good predominate? In a series of surveys, Bonnefon et al. found that even though participants approve of autonomous vehicles that might sacrifice passengers to save others, respondents would prefer not to ride in such vehicles (see the Perspective by Greene). Respondents would also not approve regulations mandating self-sacrifice, and such regulations would make them less willing to buy an autonomous vehicle.
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