Nissan talks electrons and multi-verse at CES

Invisible-to-Visible (I2V) technology It's the stuff that nerd dreams are made of, science fiction and reality are coming to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and Nissan is bringing it big this year. Stephen Hawkings and Albert Einstein are giving the Vulcan salute to an avatar at CES. Live long and prosper. Nissan unveils Invisible-to-Visible [...]

Tires Made From Soybeans and Dandelions CES2019

What are tires made of? Continental AG received the CES 2019 Innovation Award for its intelligent door system in the Vehicle Intelligence and Self-Driving Technology category. Continental has been at the forefront of technology for ADAS, connected cars, but most importantly, tires. Run-Flat Tires When run-flat tires first came out a few years ago, many [...]

Rinspeed MicroSNAP at CES 2019

It's officially started! It's not even Halloween and CES Las Vegas 2019 is gearing up. Rinspeed has announced that it will display the microSNAP for the last mile and express deliveries. What is a Microsnap? “Think micro, yet mighty!” is the Rinspeed motto now at the CES 2019. Company boss Frank M. Rinderknecht has shrunk [...]

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Micro-Manage air quality with Bosch’s Climo

Air quality and urban mobility are two of the most prominent challenges facing smart cities today. Bosch engineers from India have a solution for monitoring neighborhood pollution levels. The device is called Climo. Climo is a miniaturized air quality system developed as a climate monitoring system to measure air quality in small areas. Climo tracks [...]

Electron Wheel – An Electric Bike in 30 seconds

You've probably asked yourself, Why should I spend thousands of dollars on an electric bike when I've got a bicycle in the garage? Well, probably because that's where the bike stays - in the garage. If you're like me and live in a hilly countryside, you would have to work up to bicycling around town. [...]

ZF driving the autonomous future

With the acquisition of TRW, ZF has positioned itself to be a contender in the Autonomous Driving, allowing cars to See, Think, and Act, with technology that will shape the next decade. ZF is a leader in sensors, intelligent control units, and actuators. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the company demonstrated the interaction between [...]

Nissan activating Neurons for Autonomy B2V

I can't wait for automated driving cars, with not having to drive myself in congested cities. I like the idea that automated cars can sense through lidars and technology what will happen before it happens, saving lives, and gasoline. I'm a little stymied by the thought of someone putting a cap on my head and [...]

Hyundai VW Aurora ~ six degrees of separation

Hyundai and Darpa 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 [...]

Startup companies at CES and Automobility LA

At the top ten technologies at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Automobility LA, there were some start-up technologies that stood out, and some that will be at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Cities continue to grow and face more challenges with traffic congestion, pedestrian safety and infrastructure planning and production. These technologies bring that [...]