Self-driving car

Dennis Mooney Joins Self-Driving Truck Company Plus as Chief Platform Officer

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a leading company in self-driving truck technology, announced that Dennis Mooney, a former senior executive of Navistar International Corporation and General Motors, has joined the company as Chief Platform Officer.

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  • Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a leading company in self-driving truck technology, announced that Dennis Mooney, a former senior executive of Navistar International Corporation and General Motors, has joined the company as Chief Platform Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005210/en/
    Dennis Mooney Joins Plus as Chief Platform Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    In his new role, Mooney will draw on his decades of expertise in global product development for world-class automotive and truck manufacturers to further scale and integrate Pluss automated driving system with different trucking platforms.
  • The company works with four of the top 10 truck makers in the world.
  • Mooney will also provide strategic direction on go-to-market plans as the company accelerates commercial deployment across the U.S., China and Europe.

Ibeo Automotive Systems Tests LiDAR Systems for Autonomous Driving in Berlin and Beijing

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

The aim is to reach series production for automated driving at L3 and potentially L4 levels, and to define standards which should make autonomous driving possible in the near future.

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  • The aim is to reach series production for automated driving at L3 and potentially L4 levels, and to define standards which should make autonomous driving possible in the near future.
  • The test tracks are located in Germany (Berlin) and China (Beijing).
  • Ibeo itself has already been testing automated and networked driving on public roads since 2017, and is also working together with TV SD to improve the safety of components and systems used in autonomous vehicles.
  • Ibeo reaches an important milestone in preparing for mass production of its ibeoNEXT sensor, as validation begins for L3 automated driving features for the Chinese market.

Neural Propulsion Systems Revolutionizes L4/L5 Autonomous Driving With Next Generation Zero Accidents Sensing Platform

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neural Propulsion Systems (NPS), a pioneer in autonomous sensing platforms, today emerged from stealth to launch NPS 500, the safest and most reliable platform for autonomous vehicles that enables the industry to reach Zero Accidents Vision.

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  • PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neural Propulsion Systems (NPS), a pioneer in autonomous sensing platforms, today emerged from stealth to launch NPS 500, the safest and most reliable platform for autonomous vehicles that enables the industry to reach Zero Accidents Vision.
  • "Our goal to prevent all transportation accidents is the holy grail for autonomous vehicles," said Behrooz Rezvani, founder and CEO of NPS.
  • "We are the sensing system behind the Zero Accidents Platform for large volume deployment at affordable cost.
  • The NPS next generation precision-built, multi-modal sensor system is the industry's most advance autonomous driving solution that addresses physics-based limitations of each sensory system.

Netradyne Expands Product Line to Create full 360-Degree Fleet Vehicle Views with DriveriHub

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

With additional cameras connected to DriveriHub, drivers and fleets can now safely and securely view the entire vehicle for the full driving day.

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  • With additional cameras connected to DriveriHub, drivers and fleets can now safely and securely view the entire vehicle for the full driving day.
  • The additional cameras connected to the DriveriHub expand those views depending on the needs of the fleet.
  • "Our first priority is always going to be road safety for the driver, the fleet vehicle and the people in and around that vehicle," said Kishore Kumblekere, Director of Product Management at Netradyne.
  • DriveriHub is typically installed inside a vehicle while the cameras are wired outside of the vehicle.

NUBURU Establishes Advisory Board of Seasoned Technology Experts

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

NUBURU , a leading Blue Laser company, today announced the formation of its Advisory Board.

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  • NUBURU , a leading Blue Laser company, today announced the formation of its Advisory Board.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005369/en/
    NUBURU has established an advisory board of seasoned technology experts across energy storage, defense, and consumer electronics.
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    The advisory board will lend strategic insight that will enable NUBURU to better understand and support its customers and strengthen its market position.
  • He manages the Global R&D on Optics, Lens, Mobile Phone Camera, Nanotechnology, Robot, Automation, Autonomous Driving, and Bio-Medical Technology.

RoadDB Crowdsourced 3D Maps, Localization Software Meet Automaker Requirements for Automated Driving

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:19pm

RoadDBs crowdsourced 3D maps and its localization software for automated driving in consumer vehicles have passed field trials with BMW, GM, Honda, Toyota, and Volkswagen.

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  • RoadDBs crowdsourced 3D maps and its localization software for automated driving in consumer vehicles have passed field trials with BMW, GM, Honda, Toyota, and Volkswagen.
  • Automated driving in consumer vehicles requires a 3D roadmap with more detail and accuracy than for navigation or advanced driver assistance systems.
  • RoadDB has developed its software from the ground up by working with major automakers to meet their requirements for functionality, cost, and ease of implementation.
  • RoadDB provides a disruptive software solution for road data and localization for automated driving products (SAE Level 2+ to Level 4) in consumer vehicles.

GoBabyTrade App Ushers in the Retail Investor Revolution Against Wall Street Dominance

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

The next generation of trading is autonomous and the GoBabyTrade app is the first and only one accessible to the public via smartphone.

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  • The next generation of trading is autonomous and the GoBabyTrade app is the first and only one accessible to the public via smartphone.
  • Call it a self-driving trading app if you will.GoBabyTrade self-navigates through the trading day, monitoring the market for buy/sell conditions - and no human can execute a trade faster than an automated app.
  • GoBabyTradeis the first autonomous, intelligent and fully robotic stock trading app available to the public.
  • The app requires no strategy development or coding skills as the AI is engineered to determine optimal buying and selling opportunities.

CapStone Holdings Inc. Invests $10M in Perrone Robotics

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:11pm

Perrone delivers mobility excellence through the world's first and only patented general purpose robotics operating system and autonomous vehicle retrofit kit (TONY).

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  • Perrone delivers mobility excellence through the world's first and only patented general purpose robotics operating system and autonomous vehicle retrofit kit (TONY).
  • CapStone 's engagement with Perrone Robotics highlights its ongoing strategic investments in proven enterprises well-positioned for substantial growth.
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    Perrone Robotics developed one of the earliest driverless vehicles in the space using its patented full-stack software platform called "MAX."
  • "CapStone Holdings' investment allows us to scale and capture the extraordinary pipeline of opportunity and interest our technology has garnered over the past few years," said Perrone Robotics Inc.

Guru IoT Develops Digital Twin-based Self-driving Wheelchair for the Underprivileged

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:00am

Guru IoT (President Song Su-han), Korean Internet-of-Things products developer, said that it is currently developing the self-driving smart mobility based on digital-twin map data.

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  • Guru IoT (President Song Su-han), Korean Internet-of-Things products developer, said that it is currently developing the self-driving smart mobility based on digital-twin map data.
  • Meanwhile, the digital-twin 3D map data-based self-driving mobility wheelchair under development by Guru IoT has adopted a technology to synchronize server-stored map data within a certain interval in the server, which can replace the sensor data.
  • Guru IoT's self-driving wheelchair can navigate through a crowd or physical obstacles by reducing speed, avoiding hurdles, and stopping.
  • Song Su-han, president of Guru IoT, said, "Our self-driving wheelchair is the prime example of showing that robots and humans can work together well from a human-robot interaction perspective.

Global Autonomous Vehicle Market 2021-2026: AI, 5G, and Edge Computing Solutions Critical for Autonomous Vehicle Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 9:24am

The "Autonomous Vehicle Market by Autonomy Level, Powertrain Type, Components, and Supporting Technologies including 5G, AI, and Edge Computing 2021 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Autonomous Vehicle Market by Autonomy Level, Powertrain Type, Components, and Supporting Technologies including 5G, AI, and Edge Computing 2021 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report assesses the autonomous vehicle market including leading vendors, strategies, product and service offerings.
  • It also evaluates the impact of major technologies on autonomous vehicle markets such as 5G, AI, edge computing, IoT, data analytics, and smart building integration.
  • Identify major vendors, strategies, and solutions for autonomous vehicle solutions, products, and services
    Forecasts for autonomous vehicle market (global and regionally) including hardware, software, and services 2021 - 2026
    Understand how technologies such as AI, and Smart Building Integration will accelerate the adoption of autonomous vehicle