Autonomous Cars November 10, 2018

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How Do We Teach Autonomous Cars To Drive Off the Beaten Path?

Singularity Hub-Nov. 10, 2018
Autonomous vehicles can follow the general rules of American roads, recognizing traffic signals and lane markings, noticing crosswalks and other regular …

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Autonomous vehicles will be moving brothels in no time, researchers …

The INQUIRER-Nov. 10, 2018
In terrible news for sex workers that suffer from motion sickness, the study suggests that driverless cars will become an alternative to ‘pay-per-hour’ hotel rooms …
Autonomous Vehicles Set to Disrupt The Future of Tourism
Interesting Engineering-Nov. 10, 2018

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Why we don’t trust autonomous cars — it’s down to human error

NEWS.com.au-Nov. 10, 2018
According to Krafcik, the accident occurred during a fairly commonplace road manoeuvre when a car merged abruptly into the lane of the driverless vehicle.
Driverless cars‘ surprising problem
Fraser Coast ChronicleNov. 7, 2018

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San Jose launching self-driving car program

The Mercury News-Nov. 10, 2018
San Jose residents may soon see driverless cars shuttling passengers between downtown and Santana Row. The Bay Area’s largest city on Thursday …

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Tesla Could Have Full Self-Driving Cars On The Road By 2019, Elon …

ForbesNov. 7, 2018
Speaking with Recode’s editor-at-large Kara Swisher, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he’s confident that the carmaker will achieve full self-driving next …

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How Do Self-Driving Cars See? (And How Do They See Me

WIREDNov. 8, 2018
is answered when the vehicle slows down, giving you plenty of space. … Dozens of companies are trying to build self-driving cars and self-driving car technology …

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Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Sunday Times Driving-Nov. 10, 2018
THE LAW Commission has launched a consultation period to analyse how driving laws may need amending, should fully autonomous cars arrive on our roads.

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Self-driving Cars Could Make Tickets and Traffic Lights Obsolete

FutureCar-Nov. 10, 2018
Automotive experts believe autonomous cars will make daily commutes smoother and roads, less congested in the future. Furthermore, the arrival of self-driving …

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Bugs on Wheels: The New Generation of Autonomous Vehicles

Via Satellite-Nov. 10, 2018
The new generation of connected cars — especially autonomous vehicles — will be a boom market for satellite, says the satellite industry. Not so fast, says the …

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Autonomous cars not really around the corner — more like 2035, says …

CBC.caNov. 6, 2018
The vice president of an automotive software company told a Windsor audience Tuesday that the age of fully autonomous vehicles is a little further down the …

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Nice Roads and Careful Pedestrians Are a Roadblock to Fully …

InverseNov. 7, 2018
“No one will purchase a self-driving car to ride it in California only. … of Russia’s Cognitive Technologies and founder of the C-Pilot autonomous driving system, …

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Axios Autonomous Vehicles

Axios-Nov. 10, 2018
But Chris Urmson, co-founder and CEO of startup Aurora Innovation, tells me he is less worried about leading the self-driving car race than surviving to the end.

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Visibility Systems Will Help Guide Autonomous Cars

Assembly MagazineNov. 7, 2018
A hundred years later, the first generation of autonomous vehicles may also rely on light beams to navigate safely. One of the companies leading the way toward …

Never Is Not Answer When Law Commission Asks Whether Driverless …

ForbesNov. 8, 2018
Rather amazingly, a legal peek into the future governance of autonomous vehicleshas asked when it might be “required” for driverless cars to break the law …

This Startup Wants to Bring ‘Common Sense’ to Self-Driving Cars

FortuneNov. 5, 2018
A little-known name in the world of autonomous driving is paving the way for a new type of self-driving car—one that can use “common sense,” as the company …

Should A Self-Driving Car Kill Its Passengers?

ForbesNov. 8, 2018
Would you ride in a car that could kill you to save a thinner person’s life? No, it isn’t a new method for tackling obesity. The answer could be ‘yes’ according to the …

Regulating autonomous vehicles: the challenges of creating a driving …

Compelo-Nov. 10, 2018
But how can we be sure AI is safe to be embedded in an autonomous vehicle? Ben Peters, co-founder of British driverless car start-up FiveAI, discusses the …

Self-driving cars could function as moving brothels, academics predict

Telegraph.co.ukNov. 7, 2018
A paper by researchers at the University of Surrey and Oxford suggests that “pay-per-hour” hotel rooms are likely to be replaced by autonomous cars when the …

Uber Will Resume Testing Self-Driving Cars

ForbesNov. 3, 2018
Uber will resume testing self-driving cars on public roads near its Advanced Technology Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Nearly eight months ago, an Uber …

Safety driver in Waymo autonomous car causes collision with biker

Digital TrendsNov. 6, 2018
A so-called “safety driver” sits behind the wheel of an autonomous car during testing and is supposed to be ready to take over should an unusually difficult …

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Turning Autonomous Cars into Robot Traffic Managers

ENGINEERING.com-Nov. 10, 2018
As autonomous vehicles (AVs) are gradually merging onto the highway of reality, the problem of traffic is inching slowly (ever so slowly) on to extinction.

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Optimus Ride taps Nvidia for its level 4 autonomous cars

VentureBeatNov. 5, 2018
The company plans to upgrade all of its autonomous vehicles deployed in Boston’s Seaport District and the Union Smart Point development in Weymouth, …

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When self-driving cars are forced to crash, whom should they hit?

Catholic News AgencyNov. 8, 2018
Boston, Mass., Nov 8, 2018 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- If a self-driving car is about to crash into a crowd, and it can only swerve to hit a baby stroller or a large man, …

The future of automated vehicles is brothels and terrorism, apparently

Alphr-Nov. 10, 2018
Driverless cars are swiftly turning from fiction to fact, with robo-taxis a near reality and self-driving buses on the horizon. The impact on transport, our approach to …

How a Deal to Bring Autonomous Vehicles to Walt Disney World Blew …

JalopnikNov. 7, 2018
How a Deal to Bring Autonomous Vehicles to Walt Disney World Blew Up …. the shuttles even work, word of an autonomous vehicle shuttle deployment at Walt …

Can Commercial Auto Insurers Get to Profit Before Autonomous …

Insurance Journal-Nov. 10, 2018
“It is an open question regarding which will arrive first: autonomous cars and trucks or underwriting profits for CAL [commercial auto liability] writers,” wrote Nick …

Waymo Drops the Driver, Plus More This Week in the Future of Cars

WIREDNov. 4, 2018
In WIRED opinion, MIT’s Ashley Nunes asks: If driverless taxis are coming, why … Nine months after one of its driverless cars killed a woman, Uber reveals new …

Ford To Invest In Microweather Technology For Autonomous Cars

Top SpeedNov. 7, 2018
Ever wondered what will happen to the autonomous cars when the weather conditions are bad? What if it’s raining and your self-driving car gets cold feet err., …

Volvo Autonomous Driving Video Shows Audacious Vision for Self …

InverseNov. 3, 2018
The video, depicting the 360c concept, indicates some of Volvo’s ideas for future autonomy. The concept details how a car with a bed could replace air travel, …

ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles See More With Thermal Imaging

Sensors Online-Nov. 10, 2018
When it comes to imaging on the road for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles, the most common imaging device is a simple …

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At New College House, small self-driving cars race each other

The Daily PennsylvanianNov. 7, 2018
On Wednesday night, students across the Penn community watched a self-driving car fly through a racetrack in the New College House Dining Pavilion.

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Autonomous cars: Uber reveals ‘valuable lessons’ in safety report

The Internet of BusinessNov. 5, 2018
The report follows a fatal crash in March, in which an Uber autonomous test carstruck and killed a homeless woman, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg. Commenting …

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Autonomous Driving Will Usher in a Golden Age of Boning in Cars …

Inverse-Nov. 10, 2018
Mainly, they think that autonomous vehicles will replace or drastically re-shape what we think of as hotels, particularly those ‘pay by the hour’ motels you may or …

How autonomous vehicles will redefine land valuation

VentureBeatNov. 3, 2018
You’ve probably seen the headlines about self-driving cars and crashes. However, the truth is that they are safer than human drivers. In fact, according to the …

Driverless cars will be used as ‘pay-by-the-hour’ mobile brothels, says …

The Irish SunNov. 8, 2018
TRULY driverless cars may have a bigger impact than first imagined, as a new study claims that pay-by-the-hour hotels and brothels will be replaced by …

5 things EMS providers need to know about autonomous vehicles

EMS1.comNov. 6, 2018
As so-called “self-driving” technology advances, there are more and more stories about autonomous vehicles in the media. Some are positive accounts of the …

How one Florida retirement home became ground zero for self-driving …

The Hustle (blog)Nov. 4, 2018
Voyage, a self-driving car startup led by some of the most accomplished leaders in the autonomous vehicle industry, has been mapping The Villages’ 32 square …

Self-driving cars could lead to mobile brothels

TechSpot-Nov. 10, 2018
Through the looking glass: Researchers argue that self-driving cars will have an unforeseen impact on the hospitality industry. Traditional hotels could see a …

Ford, Volvo and Baidu develop autonomous cars by 2020-21

Global FleetNov. 5, 2018
In the case of Ford, the press release mentions a two-year project to develop self-driving vehicles on Chinese roads, starting still this year, on designated roads …

Velodyne Lidar Experts to Address Perception Breakthroughs for …

Financial PostNov. 8, 2018
The discussions will focus on how lidar will enable advanced vehicle safety and performance for autonomous vehicles. More than 3,500 people from a wide …

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A Green Light for AV’s

U.S. News & World ReportNov. 7, 2018
With this latest addition, Ford will be piloting autonomous vehicles in Washington, Detroit, Miami and Pittsburgh. Add just one other company – Waymo – and the …

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China’s Tencent recruits self-driving car team in Silicon Valley

Automotive NewsNov. 7, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Chinese technology company Tencent Holdings Ltd is recruiting self-driving car engineers in Palo Alto, Calif., joining a crowded field of …

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Hyundai invests in startup to bring deep learning technology to …

FirstpostNov. 6, 2018
Aiming to bring deep learning (DL) technology to autonomous cars, Hyundai Center for Robotic-Augmented Design in Living Experience (CRADLE) on Tuesday …

Next-generation technology is coming to a self-driving car near you

Phys.OrgNov. 7, 2018
Typically, navigation systems for autonomous cars use visible light to identify foreign objects. This works most of the time. But in misty, foggy, or rainy conditions, …

CRE Opinion: Autonomous Vehicles and DFW Real Estate

D Magazine-Nov. 10, 2018
If you do not believe an autonomous vehicle revolution is coming, just ask the heads of the world’s largest technology and automobile companies. They are …

Ford Faces Political Risks With Baidu, But It Could Go American

Investorplace.comNov. 7, 2018
For years, Ford Motor (NYSE:F) has been searching for a technology partner that could help it produce self-driving cars. CEO Jim Hackett got his job in 2017 due …

Committee issues report on future of self-driving cars in Idaho

Idaho State JournalNov. 8, 2018
As 29 other states have expanded laws relating to the increase in self-drivingvehicles, Idaho has taken its first steps toward the same point. In January, Gov.

Volvo teams up with Baidu for autonomous cars

AutoweekNov. 6, 2018
Chinese tech giant Baidu is teaming up with Volvo to develop Level 4 autonomous cars, which are expected to hit the road in China soon after 2020. Baidu …

​SK Telecom trials self-driving cars for car sharing

ZDNetNov. 6, 2018
SK Telecom, together with South Korea’s Transportation Ministry, has successfully trialled self-driving cars to answer customer calls, the company has said.

Road industry urged to prepare for autonomous vehicles

New Civil Engineer-Nov. 10, 2018
O’Sullivan said that Highways England was already incorporating the technology for autonomous vehicles into its Road Infrastructure Strategy (RIS) updates …