Local Motors & Protean Electric Extend Partnership to Accelerate Autonomous EV Adoption

Local Motors and Protean Electric are expanding their long-standing partnership, recently inking a further three-year deal valued at $7.3 million. Under this new agreement, Protean Electric will deliver thousands of its ProteanDrive in-wheel motors (IWMs) to power Local Motors’ Olli 2.0 autonomous electric shuttles. The expanded partnership is meant to accelerate the rollout of vehicles […]

NuPort Robotics Selects NVIDIA DRIVE Platform for Autonomous Trucks

NuPort Robotics Inc., Canada’s first autonomous trucking company, has selected the NVIDIA DRIVE platform to power its middle-mile semi-truck transportation solutions. NuPort’s proprietary AI technology allows existing trucks to drive autonomously for short distances, including repetitive shuttle runs between distribution centers, warehouses, terminals, and other industrial epicenters. According to NuPort, achieving higher levels of safety […]

VW Teams With Carmel, Indiana, to Test Machine Vision Software for Traffic Flow Optimization

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) and the City of Carmel, Indiana, have announced a new joint research project. The project, a first of its kind globally for VW, will employ Carmel’s existing city cameras and the automaker’s machine-vision software to help optimize traffic flow, analyze street usage patterns, and support emergency responders. VW believes […]

TriEye & Continental Engineering Services Announce Collaboration Focused on SWIR for Driver Monitoring Systems

Israeli startup TriEye, the developer of the world’s first mass-market Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) sensor, has announced a collaboration with Continental Engineering Services (CES) to explore how SWIR technology can benefit driver monitoring systems. The announcement comes as the use cases for driver monitoring systems are increasing. In October 2020, a study from Emergen Research projected […]

Inside the Omnivision OAX4000 Automotive ISP: Design, Flexibility, Multiple CFA Pattern Support & More Power Savings

Inside The OmniVision OAX4000 Automotive ISP: Design Flexibility, Multiple CFA Pattern Support & More Power Savings Inside The OmniVision OAX4000 Automotive ISP: Design Flexibility, Multiple CFA Pattern Support & More Power Savings The following is sponsored by OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions. OmniVision has launched its new OAX4000, a next-generation […]

Innoviz & Vueron Announce Collaboration for LiDAR-Only Autonomous Driving

Innoviz Technologies and Vueron Technology will partner to build an autonomous driving platform for LiDAR-only self-driving vehicles. The collaboration will leverage Innoviz’s high-resolution LiDARs and Vueron’s perception software for a new solution for the South Korean market. Historic Drive Vueron received one of the few self-driving permits issued by the South Korean government in January […]

From Coast to Coast: How VSI Labs is Validating ADAS Technology in the Real World

VSI Labs is on the road again as part of its ongoing Automated Drive Series, a succession of quarterly, coast-to-coast driving initiatives that test and validate different ADAS technologies. This time around, VSI Labs is embarking on the southern portion of the Automated Drive Series, a 2,500-mile trek from Minneapolis, Minnesota (the home of VSI Labs) […]

XenomatiX Launches Next-Generation Modular LiDAR for Automotive & Industrial Applications. Here is How it Works & What Sets it Apart.

XenomatiX Launches Next-Generation Modular LiDAR for Automotive & Industrial Applications. Here’S How it Works & What Sets it Apart. XenomatiX Launches Next-Generation Modular LiDAR for Automotive & Industrial Applications. Here’S How it Works & What Sets it Apart. The following is sponsored by XenomatiX, a pioneer of true-solid-state LiDARs for ADAS, autonomous vehicles, and other […]