Ford scales back self-driving cars
Published in Transportation
Friday, 12 April 2019 12:29

Ford scales back self-driving cars


The first batch will have their limits

Ford CEO Jim Hackett scaled back hopes about the company's plans for self-driving cars.

Americans scared of self-driving cars
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:44

Americans scared of self-driving cars


They are powered by witches and driven by Satan

A new survey of US adults think automated vehicles are more dangerous than current models and nearly two thirds said they would not buy a fully autonomous vehicle.

Waymo’s self-driving car can follow hand signals
Published in Transportation


Will not run over the cop.

Waymo's self-driving cars will now be able to use AI to detect and respond to the arm movements of a traffic cop as they wave traffic through an intersection.

Trump puts bureaucratic brakes on self-driving cars
Published in Transportation


It looks like other countries will get them first

Russian backed US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is drowning his country’s self-driving car programme in red tape.

Renesas buys Integrated Device Technology
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 11:40

Renesas buys Integrated Device Technology


$6.7 billion in the quest for self-driving cars

Renesas has written a $6.7 billion cheque for Integrated Device Technology (IDT).

Xilinx is number two in car cameras
Published in Transportation
Monday, 25 June 2018 18:04

Xilinx is number two in car cameras


Make driving safe again

Computers made it to cars a long time ago. Assisted driving that most people know from Tesla, started with premium brands like Mercedes, BMW and Audi in 2016 and brands like Honda even got it to the masses in 20.000 Euro/USD cars. These cars must have front cameras, and Xilinx is clearly number two there

SkyWater works on technology for night vision on cars
Published in Transportation


Premium car makers are potential customers. 
 
One of the things that caught my attention talking with Tom Sonderman, the president of SkyWater - a US owned and operated semiconductor foundry - was some developments it does for the automotive industry.

Autopilot was engaged in second fatal self-driving crash
Published in News


Tough one for Tesla X

On Friday, March 23rd a man identified as an Apple engineer and former EA programmer Walter Huang died in a fatal accident when his Tesla X hit a median barrier on Highway 101 in Mountain View. Tesla has now officially confirmed that autopilot was engaged.

Uber's self driving car not up to snuff
Published in News
Monday, 26 March 2018 12:11

Uber's self driving car not up to snuff


Gear is failing to live up to expectations

Uber's self-driving car gear consistantly lived up to expectations before it killed a Tempe pedestrian, according to US reports.

Nvidia Xavier almost taped out
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:19

Nvidia Xavier almost taped out


CEO confirms

Nvidia Xavier, the next generation Tegra focused on self-driving, is almost taped out.