Domino’s, Nuro to begin autonomous pizza deliveries in Houston

Starting this week, some Domino’s customers in Houston can have a pizza delivered without ever interacting with a human. The pizza delivery giant said Monday it has partnered with autonomous delivery vehicle startup Nuro to allow select customers to have their pizzas dropped at their door via Nuro’s R2 robot. “There is still so much… Read More »

Cruise strikes deal to launch robotaxi service in Dubai

Cruise has expanded its robotaxi ambitions beyond San Francisco. The autonomous vehicle subsidiary of GM that also has backing from SoftBank Vision Fund, Microsoft and Honda, has struck a deal to launch a robotaxi service in Dubai in 2023. The robotaxi service in Dubai will use the Cruise Origin, the all-electric shuttle-like vehicle that has… Read More »

Lidar Simulations Advance Automated Driving Solutions

Velodyne Expert Discusses How Lidar Simulations Advance Automated Driving Solutions Testing at NVIDIA GTC 2021 Global Event Andrei Claudiu Cosma Highlights Essential Role of Lidar Simulations in Development and Validation of ADAS and AVs San Jose, Calif., United States:  Simulations have an important role in developing and testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous… Read More »

Insight LiDAR Develops Industry’s First “Gesture Detection” Sensing Technology for Autonomous Vehicle LiDAR Systems

Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology company Insight LiDAR has announced that its product, Insight 1600, is the first LiDAR with the combined high resolution and velocity detection to enable pedestrian gesture recognition. The new capability — demonstrated here — can be used by AV perception teams to quickly and accurately predict the actions of pedestrians. Vice… Read More »

Ask Waymo Anything!

Waymo’s Twitter account posted a message today soliciting questions from the public. This is such a great thing to do. Publicly-traded companies typically hold quarterly earnings calls with Wall Street analysts. Those analysts get to ask any questions they want, and the answers are shared with the world in real time. But the general public rarely… Read More »

Motional and Lyft agree ‘world’s largest’ robotaxi partnership

Motional and Lyft have signed what they describe as “the world’s largest robotaxi deployment partnership” in a deal that has the potential to make driverless vehicles a reality for millions of Americans. Starting in 2023, consumers in select markets will be able to book a Motional robotaxi through the Lyft app. For many, this will… Read More »

Gatik and Isuzu partner to develop fully autonomous trucks

Gatik and Isuzu North America have agreed to collaborate on a project to develop and evaluate fully autonomous medium-duty trucks. Gatik claims to be the “industry leader” in automating on-road transportation networks for business-to-business middle-mile logistics. Isuzu has consistently been at the forefront of truck evolution, introducing iconic models of superlative quality and reliability in… Read More »

Self-Driving Vehicles (SDVs) Geo-Information

Transportation systems globally are on the verge of a major transformation. An innovation that is expected to disrupt the entire automobile industry, the driverless revolution has just begun. With the onset of sophisticated technological advances which combine artificial intelligence and robotics capabilities, interest in ‘Autonomous vehicles’, ‘Selfdriving vehicles’ or ‘driverless’ cars has been surging. Critical… Read More »

Knightscope selects Velodyne Lidar technology for next-Generation Autonomous Security Solutions

Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s technology to power its future 5th Generation Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs). Knightscope’s Autonomous Security Robot solution is powered by Velodyne’s… Read More »