Tag: autonomous vehicles

GIST Researchers Make Robot Vision Breakthrough

Robot vision increasingly pervades processes ranging from manufacturing—where robots have to manipulate difficult objects—and autonomous driving—where cars have to identify and respond to different kinds of obstacl Read more…

Stanford Researchers Detail New Method for Error Detection in Perception Data

Autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles are increasingly common, with most relying primarily on AI-powered cameras that rapidly detect vehicles, people, and obstacles within the frame and use that information (among othe Read more…

Data Labeling Firm AIMMO Announces $12M in Series A Funding

Founded in 2016, AIMMO has launched a series of data annotation tools aimed at supporting the transition to a smarter, AI-powered future. Now, the company has announced its first funding round: a Series A that succeeded Read more…

Quantum’s New Reference Architecture Tackles Autonomous Driving

San Jose-based Quantum Corporation aims to operate at the cutting edge of data management – and that edge, of course, is moving rapidly towards AI and machine learning. Now, the company is announcing a new reference ar Read more…

Big Data Via Connected Cars Hits the Open Road

Data engineers at Purdue University are using a wealth of connected vehicle data to help improve highway safety and efficiency while laying the groundwork for the ultimate edge device, the autonomous vehicle. In an ef Read more…

MIT Aims to Ease AI Programming

A new AI programming language seeks to ease the process of writing inference algorithms and other predictive models without the hassle of grinding out complicated equations and code. Among the goals of the probabilist Read more…

Study Pours Cold Water on AI Driving Algorithms

A recent report emerging from the center of U.S. auto manufacturing rains on the AI parade with research results claiming autonomous vehicle algorithms fare poorly in bad weather. The study by researchers at Michigan Read more…

Qualcomm Launches AI Investment Fund

Wireless chip leader Qualcomm Inc. announced a $100 million investment fund focused on AI startups developing chip and connectivity technologies for emerging applications like machine learning platforms and autonomous ve Read more…

AI Partners Shift Driverless Cars into High Gear

AI investments and deployment for driverless vehicles are speeding up, with another auto manufacturer partnering with a computer vision startup and an autonomous vehicle specialist deploying Nvidia’s Xavier platform. Read more…

Reporter’s Notebook: The 2018 GTC Experience

Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) is winding down after four days of frenzied GPU action. It was this reporter's first foray to this particular show, which attracted 8,500 GPU-loving (or just GPU-curious) folks to Read more…

Nvidia To Use Virtual Reality for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Nvidia today revealed how it's planning to use virtual reality technology to accelerate the testing of autonomous vehicles. The new offering, dubbed Drive Constellation, should dramatically improve the capability to test Read more…

Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data: What Does It Mean?

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical autonomous vehicle generates 4 terabytes of data in 90 minutes, and then by Intel of 45 terabi Read more…

Intel Acquires Car Sensor Specialist Mobileye

Intel Corp. continued its foray into the autonomous vehicle sector this week with the acquisition of computer vision and machine-learning specialist Mobileye for about $15 billion in cash. Betting that autonomous vehi Read more…

AI Controls Are Likely In Your Next Car

Anyone who’s ever landed in the passenger seat with someone learning to drive will admit to being at least slightly nervous. Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence (AI) controls, you may never again have to worr Read more…

NASA Tests AI For Autonomous Exploration

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is testing artificial intelligence technologies in underwater drones with the long-term goal of autonomous planetary research and data gathering on Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter. Read more…

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