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2014-09-18 12:20:57

Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley: Mercedes-Benz receives licence from the US federal state of California SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 16 September 2014 the US federal state of California introduced a legal requirement for an official licence for testing vehicles in autonomous driving mode on public roads. On "Senate Bill No. 1298" taking effect, Mercedes-Benz received a corresponding licence permitting it to test vehicles in autonomous driving mode in...

2014-09-15 20:20:26

LOCKE TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), is demonstrating its semi-automated driving capabilities for customers and the media at the Company's vehicle test track event in Locke Township, Michigan, today. Drivers will be able to experience a 'Highway Driving Assist' feature which can enable automatic steering, braking and acceleration for highway speeds above 25 mph. Peter Lake, executive vice president, Sales and Business...

2014-09-02 16:20:35

Deployment More Likely to be Increasing Automation, With Semi-Autonomous Systems Reaching up to 4.6M Units by 2021. Full Autonomy Not Expected to Enter the Market Until 2025 BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In April 2014, the 1968 Vienna Convention was relaxed in allowing autonomous vehicles on the road so long as the system "can be overridden or switched off by a driver." The law change will increasingly enable the testing of self-driving prototype vehicles in real driving conditions....

2014-08-28 12:21:52

Computer Simulation will Support Autonomous-Vehicle Algorithm Development CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energid Technologies Corporation has been funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to develop a digital simulation for safety testing of autonomous military convoys. The Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) manages the project. Autonomous vehicles excite the imagination with their potential for increased efficiency...

2014-08-21 08:20:42

JERUSALEM, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye N.V. (NYSE: MBLY), the global leader in the design and development of camera-based Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, today announced that it intends to release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at approximately 7:00 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128803 In conjunction with the release, Mobileye will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on...

2014-08-19 20:20:40

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Self-Driving Vehicles, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and Autonomous Driving Features: Global Market Analysis and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2254995/Self-Driving-Vehicles-Advanced-Driver-Assistance-Systems-and-Autonomous-Driving-Features-Global-Market-Analysis-and-Forecasts.htmlCombinations of advanced driver assistance features that can enable semi-autonomous driving...

driverless cars in the uk
2014-08-01 04:50:34

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The UK’s Business Secretary Vince Cable, who openly admits he doesn’t even own a Sat Nav, has announced plans to allow driverless cars on Britain’s public roads, reports Georgia Graham for The Telegraph. The “autonomous vehicles” could hit British streets within six months, perhaps as early as January next year. BBC News has confirmed that the government is asking for cities across the country to bid for three places in a...

2014-07-18 23:08:13

AutonomouStuff and Harbrick debut PolySync™, the Autonomy Operating System, at the Automated Vehicles Symposium San Francisco (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 AutonomouStuff and Harbrick debut PolySync™ with an on-road demonstration at the Automated Vehicles Symposium, July 15-17 in San Francisco. PolySync is the world’s first operating system for building autonomous vehicles. Similar to mobile platforms, it turns robot development into app development. The transportation industry is...

google driverless car
2014-07-18 05:52:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Like many others, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) believes that driverless cars could be a “game changing” addition to the automotive industry. In an unclassified but restricted report obtained by The Guardian on Wednesday reveals they also believe that autonomous vehicles could be used as “lethal weapons.” According to Guardian reporter Mark Harris, files obtained by the UK newspaper under a public records...

2014-07-14 08:21:20

Sensors and Software are Most Instrumental Technologies, While Legal Liability and Policymakers Identified as Challenges to Mass Adoption of Driverless Cars NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today unveiled the findings of a survey that revealed expert opinions about the future of driverless cars, such as speed bumps to mass adoption, essential autonomous technologies,...


Latest autonomous car Reference Libraries

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps to determine a route to take. They also keep track of the position the vehicle is and can...

Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

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