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Researchers Make Breakthroughs in Autonomous Vehicle Systems

In recent years, autonomous vehicles have made significant progress. Waymo, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, recently incorporated its next-generation hardware sensor system into its Jaguar I-Pace vehicles. The company will use the system to collect data for training machine-learning models. In March, General Motors announced plans to invest over $20 billion USD through […]

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Autonomous Vehicle Developers Prepare for a Long Road to Autonomy 

Across the world, autonomous vehicles are revving up, but the journey to full autonomy is likely to be long. According to current estimates, these vehicles will need to undergo at least 11 billion miles of on-the-road training before they can match the capabilities of human drivers. Not only will autonomous vehicle technology (AV) development take […]

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Autonomous Ridesharing

Why drive when you can use autonomous ridesharing to get to your destination? In 2019, ridesharing rose in popularity amongst consumers, reaching an estimated global value of $61.3 billion USD. The testing and development of autonomous vehicles have increased as organizations look to reduce operational costs with autonomous vehicle technology. In addition to investing in […]

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New Level 3 Autonomous Vehicles Hitting the Road in 2020

More level 3 autonomous vehicle models will be hitting the streets in the coming months. Japanese automaker Honda is planning to release its Legend sedan in Japan as a level 3 autonomous vehicle by mid-2020. Level 3 Autonomous Vehicles The Honda Legend is the company’s first foray into the sector. According to Nikkei Asian Review, […]

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Staff Picks—Top Ten Blog Posts of 2019

It’s almost time to welcome the new year! 2019 is coming to a close, so let’s take a quick look back at our staff selected posts from this past year. This top 10 list was curated based on reader views, likes, comments, social shares, and more. From blockchain technology to 5G networks, renewable energy, and […]

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Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)

Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) gives consumers the option of how they would like to travel to and from their desired destinations. A 2018 study conducted by Accenture predicts that profits from traditional car making and sales will shrink by €4 billion while estimating profits from mobility services could reach as high as €220 billion by 2030. What […]

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Use Cases for Autonomous Vehicle Technology

A future with widespread autonomous vehicle (AV) technology could include less traffic, safer roads, and interconnected vehicles that allow drivers to sit back and enjoy the ride. Expected to reach $556.67 billion USD by 2026, the market place for AV technology is growing quickly. However, the industry still has a long way to go. In […]

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Autonomous Flying Vehicles Hit the Sky

Joining planes and drones in the sky are autonomous flying vehicles. Organizations continue to invest in autonomous technology that can help reduce traffic, improve order delivery, and much more. While self-driving cars have been gaining traction in the news, ground transportation isn’t the only mode transportation looking to go autonomous. China has been pushing autonomous […]

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The Growing Field of Robotics: 4 Robust Segments

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by Jennifer D. Bosavage Robotic technology is everywhere. Robots help factories manufacture products, doctors serve patients, and emergency responders perform rescue operations. Of course, they can also be used purely for entertainment. Robotics engineers design, build, and program those robots. Robotics is a growing, lucrative segment. According to […]

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How Far Does AV Technology Have to Go?

People are investing billions of dollars in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology. The industry is displaying spectacular advancements to show for it. However, we are still nowhere near achieving the widespread deployment of fully autonomous vehicles. AVs Today At this time, no companies offer a Level 5, fully autonomous vehicle that can operate in all circumstances […]

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