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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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U.S. Postal Service Tests Autonomous Trucks in Two-Week Pilot Program

On 21 May 2019, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) launched a two-week pilot program that utilizes self-driving trucks to transport mail from Phoenix, Arizona to Dallas, Texas. This test is a major step toward commercializing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for hauling freight. The self-driving trucks traveled on major interstates, covering more than 21,000 in 45 […]

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Are We Ready for Pilotless Planes?

While the government’s vision is to have driverless cars on the road by 2021, new research shows that 57% of UK citizens wouldn’t feel safe in an autonomous vehicle (AV). However, nearly two-thirds of respondents said they feel safe when flying aboard an airplane. What many respondents may not realize is pilots train in a […]

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