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.

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, [...]

CES technology you’ve come a long way bandwidth

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Connectivity, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Continental AG, Suppliers, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

What did bandwidth get you back in the 1980s? the 90s? the beginning of the 21st century? Brett Stark, Continental's telematics group goes through the levels of bandwidth. What year/decade did Level 1 bandwidth come on the market? What could one do on Level 1? We go through the levels of bandwidth with Stark and [...]