Autonomous vehicles can drive themselves without human intervention also known as self-driving cars or robo-cars. Driving the Nation talks about autonomous vehicles of the future including alternative fuels and technology.

Continental’s 3D Flash Lidar already in use

By | 2018-01-11T11:09:50+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles|Tags: |

While most people at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) are talking about 3D Flash LIDAR in cars, Brashtech is putting the Continental G6A1 Flash LiDAR Camera in their drones. Evan Flyn, Engineer for the High-resolution 3D Flash Lidar ADAS, Continental said that the properties that make this Lidar so valuable in a car are the [...]

Hyundai VW Aurora ~ six degrees of separation

By | 2018-01-07T09:30:27+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Consumer Electronics Show (CES)|Tags: |

In 2005 and 2007 whiz kid Chris Urmson was involved in the Darpa autonomous challenge with the Carnegie Mellon University, first as a student, next as a faculty member. The most significant challenger was Stanford University, led by Sebastian Thrun. Urmson has gone from science projects, such as the gravitational pull of a ball-bearing, to [...]

Autonomous Stuff at GTC17 deep learning

By | 2017-08-14T13:57:03+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Technology|Tags: , |

“We envision a future society where autonomous vehicles whisk people safely and comfortably around beautiful cities,” said Jensen Huang, chief executive officer and founder of NVIDIA. “The development of a self-driving car is one of the greatest technical challenges that’s ever been tackled. Nvidia is a company whose, according to Huang, the reason for existence [...]

Samsung buys Harman for connecting in cars

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Connectivity, Consumer Electronics Show (CES)|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you go to car.harman.com a segmented car starts breathing; one section at a time the car pulses. If you click on the cloud that hovers over the car, cyber security information comes up. Each group talks about a part of the connected car; data exchange, navigation, the cloud, connectivity, apps, connected interface, [...]