Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars

This small startup that makes maps for driverless cars just raised $6.6 million

Civil Maps a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars announced a $6.6 million seed funding round with Ford among investors... and I believe...

TomTom acquired a Berlin-based autonomous driving startup

Today TomTom announced that it has acquired a Berlin-based autonomous driving startup called Autonomos. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Autonomos was founded in 2012 by...

Audi cars to start communicating with traffic lights (sort of)!

Traffic lights are expected to be obsolete in the age of autonomous cars but until that day comes, it still is (and will be)...

Tesla will get ‘Fully Self-driving Capability’ in 3-6 months

Elon Musk has never been the one to shy away from making bold claims and pushing the boundary of what is possible, while other...

Fancy working on an Open-Source project for Self-Driving Cars?

Udacity, the online learning platform wants to build a Self-Driving Car. Nothing surprising, right? Almost everyone these days is involved in building autonomous cars...

Uber is now an “Open self-driving vehicle platform”

Uber and Daimler have announced a partnership that will enable the German automotive corporation to "own and operate their own self-driving cars on Uber’s...

Google open-sourced its real-time localization and mapping library

Real-time Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a critical component of all autonomous platforms, be it self-driving cars, drones or ... self-parking chairs (nope, not kidding);...

This Dev Kit can help create 3D maps for Self-Driving Cars in real-time

Mapping the world for Self-Driving Cars isn't an easy task - the sheer volume of data that needs to be processed (in real-time), together with...

Tesla is preparing itself for the Self-Driving Car era

Cars may not be smart enough to drive themselves in all environments just yet but Tesla has announced that will equip all Tesla cars being...

Google expands Waze Carpooling service making the ground for its autonomous car business

After testing for a couple of months in San Francisco and Israel Google-owned Waze is expanding it’s ride-sharing platform to new locations. The company...

BlackBerry signs deal with Ford to work on connected cars of the future

60 million cars are currently using BlackBerry's QNX operating system for infotainment and 3D navigation. A platform so dominant in the connected cars segment that...

This Cool Infographics Shows The Growth Of Autonomous Cars Market

The technology that power the autonomous cars of the future is progressing at an incredible speed. Most car manufacturers are predicting that 2020 will...

Playing for Data: Using GTA to teach self-driving cars to navigate the real-world

273,588.430 - that is the exact number of kilometres Google's fleet of 58 cars clocked for their Self-Driving Car project in August this year...

Microsoft partners with Esri, HERE and TomTom to create the next ‘world graph’

Microsoft is probably one of the few tech giants that isn't directly working on autonomous cars, instead they have signalled their intentions to serve...

Intel acquires driverless tech company Mobileye for $15.3b

Intel confirmed that it is acquiring Mobileye for $15.3 billion. Mobileye is one of the leading companies using computer vision for traffic safety and autonomous driving tech....

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