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Two Apple veterans built a new lidar sensor-here's how it works

TWO APPLE VETERANS BUILT A NEW LIDAR SENSOR-HERE'S HOW IT WORKS

Enlarge Founded by two veterans of Apple's still-secret driverless car project, Aeva is a startup promising a different kind of lidar-one...

Ex-Apple engineers create next-gen lidar for self-driving cars

EX-APPLE ENGINEERS CREATE NEXT-GEN LIDAR FOR SELF-DRIVING CARS

Lidar is an essential component of self-driving cars, and a company by the name of Aeva believes it has something breakthrough. The...

 
 
 
WaveSense Uses Ground-Penetrating Radar to Help Driverless Cars See

WAVESENSE USES GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR TO HELP DRIVERLESS CARS SEE

Those of us keeping tabs on the mobility industry have heard a lot about the development of sensors and other computer vision technologies...

 
 
 
Bossa Nova Robotics raises $29 million for its store inventory robot

BOSSA NOVA ROBOTICS RAISES $29 MILLION FOR ITS STORE INVENTORY ROBOT

Bossa Nova Robotics today announced the closure of a $29 million funding round to bolster its store inventory robots for grocery stores...

Mapping Software Startup Ushr Lands Installation Deal with Cadillac

MAPPING SOFTWARE STARTUP USHR LANDS INSTALLATION DEAL WITH CADILLAC

Ushr , the Livonia, MI, and Lompoc, CA-based startup making high-definition mapping software for use in semi-autonomous and autonomous...

 
 
 
We just saw one of the weirdest self driving cars yet in San Francisco, and no one knows who it belongs to

WE JUST SAW ONE OF THE WEIRDEST SELF DRIVING CARS YET IN SAN FRANCISCO, AND NO ONE KNOWS WHO IT BELONGS TO

Alexei Oreskovic We saw a strange self-driving car on the streets of San Francisco, with no logo to identify which self-driving car...

Volvo to invest in lidar company for its self-driving car tech

VOLVO TO INVEST IN LIDAR COMPANY FOR ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR TECH

A California company that produces lidar, the technology at the forefront of self-driving car development, said Thursday that Volvo...

 
 
 
Volvo just staked a claim on this cutting-edge driverless car tech

VOLVO JUST STAKED A CLAIM ON THIS CUTTING-EDGE DRIVERLESS CAR TECH

Volvo has inked a deal with LIDAR-maker Luminar, that will see the car company take a stake in the sensor maker for autonomous vehicles....

Luminar's lidar gives self-driving cars laser vision

LUMINAR'S LIDAR GIVES SELF-DRIVING CARS LASER VISION

Austin Russell, founder and CEO of lidar startup Luminar Technologies, is much taller in person than in pictures. We met at a hotel...

 
 
 
U-M Students, Faculty Building Driverless Shuttle with Industry Help

U-M STUDENTS, FACULTY BUILDING DRIVERLESS SHUTTLE WITH INDUSTRY HELP

Late last month, the University of Michigan-Dearborn unveiled a new autonomous shuttle project called MDAS.ai , in which students and...

MIT's self-driving car can navigate unmapped country roads

MIT'S SELF-DRIVING CAR CAN NAVIGATE UNMAPPED COUNTRY ROADS

There's a good reason why companies often test self-driving cars in big cities: they'd be lost most anywhere else. They typically need...

 
 
 
BMW is working with LiDAR company Innoviz to make self-driving cars

BMW IS WORKING WITH LIDAR COMPANY INNOVIZ TO MAKE SELF-DRIVING CARS

BMW has already made clear its intent to launch self-driving cars by 2021. Now, the automaker has decided on solid-state LiDAR sensors...

Here's how Uber's self-driving cars are supposed to detect pedestrians

HERE'S HOW UBER'S SELF-DRIVING CARS ARE SUPPOSED TO DETECT PEDESTRIANS

A self-driving vehicle made by Uber has struck and killed a pedestrian. It's the first such incident and will certainly be scrutinized...

 
 
 
This 360-degree video shows how a Waymo self-driving car 'sees' the road

THIS 360-DEGREE VIDEO SHOWS HOW A WAYMO SELF-DRIVING CAR 'SEES' THE ROAD

After Waymo sued Uber for allegedly stealing its LIDAR technology, you might assume the self-driving car company would keep it closely...

 
 
 
Uber and Waymo Agree to Settle Case Involving Uber's Alleged Theft of Self-Driving Technology

UBER AND WAYMO AGREE TO SETTLE CASE INVOLVING UBER'S ALLEGED THEFT OF SELF-DRIVING TECHNOLOGY

Over the past five days, Uber and Waymo have been entangled in a court case over Waymo's allegations that Uber stole its self-driving...

 
 
 
Elon Musk's self-driving strategy still doesn't include LiDAR

ELON MUSK'S SELF-DRIVING STRATEGY STILL DOESN'T INCLUDE LIDAR

Elon Musk's vision of autonomous driving differs from a lot of Tesla's competitors in that he's been adamant that LiDAR isn't a core...

Elon Musk still doesn't think LIDAR is necessary for fully driverless cars

ELON MUSK STILL DOESN'T THINK LIDAR IS NECESSARY FOR FULLY DRIVERLESS CARS

Elon Musk is not a fan of LIDAR, the laser sensor that most tech and car companies see as an essential component for self-driving cars....