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Uber crash: Poor object recognition and system design caused death

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released the preliminary findings of its investigation into the fatal accident in March involving an Uber autonomous...

Apple partners with Volkswagen on driverless vehicles

Apple has reportedly signed a deal with Volkswagen to make self-driving vehicles. At present, the agreement is believed to centre on Volkswagen’s T6 transporters,...

Massive fall of consumer trust in driverless cars, says AAA

Serious accidents involving self-driving cars have damaged US trust in the technology, according to a new survey. The latest report from the American Automobile Association’s...

US government announces 10 drone pilot schemes – omits Amazon, DJI

The US has announced 10 pilot schemes to test unmanned aerial technologies and explore drones' potential to help communities and businesses throughout America. Chris...

Volvo connected cars and trucks to share road safety data

Vehicles will alert each other to dangerous driving conditions. Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks have unveiled a joint cloud-based Connected Safety service that enables connected...

Uber Elevate: Air-taxi service still grounded by earthbound problems

Uber’s annual Elevate conference kicks off in Los Angeles today, at which the company will provide further details of its 'UberAIR' plans to take...

Deep-sea IoT: Diver tracking device surfaces for launch

Divers will soon be able to access a connected device that can track their position in the sea and alert emergency services when they...

Drones: FLIR eyes emergency services market with DroneSense investment

Thermal imaging specialist FLIR has announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, a Texas-based software platform that aims to help emergency services manage drone operations. The move...

Waymo applies for driver-free autonomous cars tests in California | Analysis

Waymo, the driverless technology division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has applied to test completely autonomous cars on California roads, without safety drivers onboard. Waymo...

The pet set: Unisys IoT connects air passengers with their pets

Information and technology company Unisys has bolstered its Digistics suite of logistics solutions with Digi-pet, a system of sensors and applications to track the...

Toyota halts autonomous car tests after Uber accident

NEWSBYTE: Toyota has suspended testing its Chauffeur driverless car system on US roads. The move follows the death of a pedestrian who was hit by...

Lights, camera, ID! Ford offers remote ID solution for drones

Car manufacturer Ford has announced a potential solution to the problem of identifying drones from a distance. In the US, Ford is the sole representative of the...
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