May 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer, which is now included in all Teslas being produced. The Autopilot hardware suite includes 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, radar, GPS, an inertial measurement unit, and sensors that measure the angle of the steering wheel and accelerator pedal
February 10th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Autonomous driving startup Aurora Innovation has completed an new $530 million funding round that included a major investment from Amazon.
July 10th, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder
Of course, we all remember that Uber halted its self-driving trial after one of its cars, sadly, killed a woman who was jaywalking. Additionally, Uber settled a lawsuit for $245,000,000 with Waymo after it was learnt that Uber had received 9 gigabytes of Waymo intellectual property from former Waymo employee Anthony Levandowski. Levandowski had previously left Waymo to start his own company, Otto, which was later acquired by Uber. As part of the settlement, Uber agreed not to use Waymo's technology. After such a conflict, it is a pleasant surprise that the two may decide to partner in some fashion
September 30th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Anthony Levandowski, one of the leaders in autonomous driving technology, is planning to create a new deity for humanity based on artificial intelligence. Is that a good thing?
May 31st, 2017 | by James Ayre
Uber has fired the former Waymo/Google engineer at the center of the company's current legal battle with the the tech giant, Anthony Levandowski, according to recent reports
May 15th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Following publicly reported indecision on the matter, the US judge presiding over Waymo's/Google's lawsuit against Uber for trade-secrets theft has now reportedly decided to request that prosecutors investigate the claims made by Waymo/Google
February 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The self-driving semi-truck company Otto, and its parent company Uber, are being sued by Waymo (Google) over the alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and infringement of held patents, according to recent reports
September 22nd, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett
On September 7 a robotic Prius took a cruise around San Francisco. The “Pribot” maneuvered through city and highway traffic [&hellip