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);...

Self-Driving cars to be operated from Call Centres?

What happens when a Self-driving cars gets into a tricky situation where it is unable to decide what to do? Nissan thinks the answer...

Building trust in autonomous cars

Autonomous vehicles are the future of transportation and one of the main aspects that will hinder wide-spread adoption of this future will have nothing to...

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...

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...

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...

Google’s patent shows how Self-Driving taxis will determine pickup locations

Anyone who has used an app to hail a taxi know that it's almost impossible to get the pickup location right, without having to call...

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...

European GNSS Agency builds engine for self-driving cars

Recent year was a breakthrough for the satellite navigation in Europe and the whole world. With the launch of Galileo, Europe become GNSS-independent but...

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...

With Drive, Mapbox now has its sights on the in-car navigation market

Mapbox is one of the coolest geo-startups out there today and earlier this month, they announced a new SDK - Mapbox Drive! The latest SDK...

Toyota enters map making business

It has been a very interesting year for the mapping industry. Apple has launched it’s mapping cars, Uber acquired Mapping cars department from Microsoft,...

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...

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...

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...

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