Oculii raises $55 million series B to accelerate the future of autonomy with AI-powered radar

Oculii, the leading provider of advanced AI software for radar perception, has announced a $55 million Series B funding round. The round was co-led by Catapult Ventures and Conductive Ventures, with participation from Taiwania Capital, Susquehanna Investment Group (SIG), HELLA Ventures, PHI-Zoyi Capital, R7 Partners, VectoIQ, ACVC Partners, Mesh Ventures, Schox Ventures, and Signature Bank.… Read More »

Breakthrough new lidar technology gives Argo AI the edge in autonomous delivery and ride-hail services

With the introduction of Argo Lidar, the global self-driving technology company Argo AI has overcome the limitations preventing most competitors from commercializing autonomous delivery and ride-hail services. By detecting the most difficult-to-see objects from farther away and with more precision, the Argo Self-Driving System (SDS) is capable of 360-degrees awareness day or night and can… Read More »

Oxbotica and Navtech launch Terran360: a world-first radar-based localization system giving centimetre precision to autonomous vehicles

Oxbotica and Navtech have launched Terran360, the world’s first all-weather radar localization solution for industrial autonomous vehicles, with the pioneering technology typically accurate to <10cm on any vehicle, in any environment. Combining Navtech’s patented FMCW radar sensor and Oxbotica’s autonomy software platform, Terran360 is an entirely new offering to the off-road autonomy market. It utilizes… Read More »

Market Breakdown for Autonomous Trucking

Bloomberg wrote a great headline: “The Race to Build Self-Driving Trucks Has Four Horses and Three Jockeys.” The article itself is mainly about robotaxis vs. autonomous trucks, but it’s worth reading for one infographic. I used data from Transport Topics to create a similar infographic here, but you should click through to the original Bloomberg… Read More »

ADAS: how close are we to a driverless world?

See how assisted driving technology, or ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), can help improve driver safety and take us closer to full automation. Read the original article

Yandex Robotaxis And Rovers

“Yandex Self-Driving Group has driven seven million autonomous miles (11.5 million kilometers) since the team was founded in 2017, more than any other company has announced, save for Alphabet’s Waymo.” I profiled the team in Forbes. Read the whole thing. Yandex Robotaxis And Rovers was originally published in Self-Driving Cars on Medium, where people are continuing… Read More »