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Airbus taps Luminar to test how lidar could be used to make flying safer and autonomous

Luminar Technologies is expanding its lidar business beyond automotive and into aviation through a partnership with Airbus. The collaboration with the French aerospace giant, which was announced Monday morning, marks the latest in a string of partnership announcements between Luminar and companies like Daimler, Volvo and Mobileye. Until now, these have exclusively focused on applying… Read More »

Ocado looks to ‘kerb-to-kitchen’ robot deliveries in £10m Oxbotica deal

Online grocer strikes commercial partnership with Oxford-based self-driving vehicles company Ocado has invested £10m in a self-driving vehicles company to drive its ambition to make autonomous grocery deliveries and develop “kerb-to-kitchen robots” to drop off shopping in homes. The online grocer, which has previously tested a prototype self-driving truck delivering food and snacks to customers… Read More »

Oxbotica raises $13.8M from Ocado to build autonomous vehicle tech for the online grocer’s logistics network

Ocado, the UK online grocer that has been making strides reselling its technology to other grocery companies to help them build and run their own online ordering-and-delivery operations, is making an investment today into what it believes will be the next stage of development of that business: the company is taking a £10 million ($13.8… Read More »

Insight LiDAR – gesture recognition for autonomous vehicles

Insight LiDAR unveils gesture recognition LiDAR for autonomous vehicles Colorado-based autonomous vehicle technology firm, Insight LiDAR has reportedly announced that its product, ‘Insight 1600’, has become the first LiDAR with integrated superior resolution and velocity detection that allows pedestrian gesture recognition. The latest offering could be used by autonomous vehicles (AV) perception teams to accurately… Read More »

Top Robotaxi Companies Hail Rides on NVIDIA DRIVE

It’s time to hail the new era of transportation. During his keynote at the GPU Technology Conference today, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang outlined the broad ecosystem of companies developing next-generation robotaxis on NVIDIA DRIVE. These forward-looking manufacturers are set to transform the way we move with safer, more efficient vehicles for everyday mobility.… Read More »