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Waymo and DeepMind mimic evolution to develop a new, better way to train self-driving AI

Alphabet’s autonomous driving and robotaxi company Waymo does a lot of training in order to refine and improve the artificial intelligence that powers its self-driving software. Recently, it teamed up with fellow Alphabet company and AI specialist DeepMind to develop new training methods that would help make its training better and more efficient. The two… Read More »

Lyft poaches Bird’s head of vehicle product

Shared electric bike and scooter services are constantly at war with each other — whether it’s battling for an operating permit in a highly-coveted market, raising a massive round of funding or making a key hire. Today, the war continues with Lyft’s recent hiring of Eugene Kwak, Bird’s now-former head of vehicle product. Kwak’s first… Read More »

Postmates’ self-driving delivery rover will see with Ouster’s lidar

Postmates’ cooler-inspired autonomous delivery robot, which will roll out commercially in Los Angeles later this year, will rely on lidar sensors from Ouster, a burgeoning two-year-old startup that recently raised $60 million in equity and debt funding. Postmates unveiled the first generation of its self-described “autonomous rover” — known as Serve — late last year.… Read More »

Competition in LiDAR market to enhance innovation and cost-effectiveness — Erik Frohmann, Geotech

Erik Frohmann, Commercial Director, Geotech GEOTECH, the developer, and manufacturer of Lidaretto, is located in Bratislava, Slovakia. Founded in 1994, the company has deep experience with different data capturing and measuring technologies and has been a local representative of Leica Geosystems for over 20 years. Erik Frohmann, Commercial Director, Geotech, believes that the intense competition… Read More »