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  1. cageymaru

    Intel Announces New RealSense Stand-Alone Inside-Out Tracking Camera T265

    Intel has announced it is taking preorders for its new RealSense Tracking Camera T265. The Intel RealSense Tracking Camera T265 will allow developers to build autonomous devices, delivering high-performance guidance and navigation. The T265 uses proprietary visual inertial odometry simultaneous...
  2. cageymaru

    Ford Is Developing a Powerful All-Electric F-Series Truck

    At the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference at the MGM Grand Detroit, Ford's president of global markets, Jim Farley discussed the F-series trucks and future plans to electrify them. Not only did he say, "We're going to be electrifying the F-series -- battery electric and hybrid," he...
  3. cageymaru

    Robomart Is an Autonomous Grocery Store on Wheels

    Robomart has formed a partnership with the Stop and Shop grocery chain in the Greater Boston area to deliver groceries to customers with driverless grocery vehicles. The autonomous, electric delivery vehicles will allow Stop and Shop to provide a service where customers can summon a mobile...
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    Alphabet Project Wing Delivery Drones Sound like F1 Cars According to Angry Aussies

    Over 1,000 Australians living in the flight path of the Alphabet Project Wing delivery drone service have signed a petition and submitted it to the local legislative assembly to have the service terminated. Bonython Against Drones is a group of residents that say the cameras on the drones are...
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    Volvo Shares Their Vision of Autonomous Taxis with the 360c Concept Reveal

    Volvo asks the question, "Why fly when you can be driven?" With the new 360c concept car; electric, autonomous, connected and taxi all converge into a glass roofed design that can be adopted for a wide array of vehicles based on the platform. Want a bed to sleep in as you travel cross country...
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    Micron Technology Expands Virginia Footprint with New Plant

    Micron has decided to expand its facilities in Manassas, Virginia with a new plant that is dedicated to creating high speed memory for autonomous vehicles. The current plant in Virginia employs 1,200 engineers and technicians while the new plant is expected to be staffed by another 1,100...
  7. DooKey

    Apple Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

    According to the New York Times, Apple has finally found a partner to build driverless cars for them. Sources say that BMW and Mercedes-Benz had previously turned them down because Apple wanted the carmakers to turn over control of the data and design. However, they are moving on to Plan C and...
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    California Green-Lights Driverless Car Testing

    California has passed statewide regulations that permit the deployment of autonomous cars, without a driver being present. Apple Insider is reporting that the new laws will go into effect on April 2nd, with some stipulations. The regulations state that a "communication link" must be maintained...
  9. DooKey

    Phantom Auto Plans Remote-Control Centers For Autonomous Cars

    Phantom Auto is developing a system that will allow remote human operators to take over for autonomous cars (WARNING auto play video) that run into a challenging environment. According to Phantom, the remote operator can take over in approximately 30 seconds and maneuver the vehicle through a...
  10. DooKey

    New Spacesuit Go Home Function Could Save Astronaut Lives

    New technology is being developed by Draper that could result in a 'go home' function for spacesuits in the future. Basically it's an autonomous system that can be turned on to take an astronaut back to a safe area without any action of his own. This would be an excellent fail-safe if an...
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