Category Archives: Autonomous Vehicles

May Mobility Launches Point-To-Point Ridesharing

May Mobility announced that it is advancing its transit program in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to an on-demand phase. Customers will be able to hail May Mobility SUVs at “more than 20” pick-up points in a 1.36 square mile area of downtown. I have mostly associated May with low-speed shuttles services for public transit. Covid-19 has… Read More »

How Far Should a LiDAR “See”?

How Far Should LiDAR “See”? Recently, the race to present a long detection range system in the automotive LiDAR industry has heated up. Velodyne boasted the detection ranges of a 10% reflective target from 50m achieved by the veteran HDL-64E to 265m by the recent Alpha Prime. At the same time, Luminar is promising to detect 10%… Read More »

Innoviz Technologies teams up with EDOM Technology to quicken business development

Innoviz Technologies, a top provider of high-performance, solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software, and EDOM Technology, a prominent electronics distributor based in Taiwan, announced a partnership to drive sales and enhance support initiatives for Innoviz’s LiDAR solutions in the Greater China region. EDOM Technology will influence its relationships with major manufacturers as well as its large staff of sales… Read More »

Comma Three

Comma just wrapped up Comma Con, it’s developer and customer conference, in San Diego, no less 🙂 The big announcement is the Comma Three, a $2199 aftermarket product that provides high-level lane keeping and cruise control to a wide variety of vehicles. I purchased the original Comma several years ago and tried it out on a… Read More »

Autonomous agriculture is the future of farming

Agriculture cannot survive solely on traditional methods and needs large-scale technology interventions With global population growing at a rate of over 1 % per year, meeting the food requirement of all these people is going to be a challenge in the coming years. One of the ways in which this challenge can be addressed is… Read More »

Mobileye In New York City, Annotated

Mobileye recently announced that it has expanded its autonomous vehicle testing to New York City. The Intel subsidiary released “an unedited 40-minute drive” of its camera-only vehicle traveling autonomously through the Big Apple. Previously, I annotated a similar Mobileye drive through Jerusalem, so I did that again for New York. My main takeaway is just how much… Read More »