Vaisala to bring road weather and road surface state data to Renovo’s autonomous vehicle platform

Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurement, and Renovo, a global automotive software company, announced Vaisala will be providing data to the Renovo Platform for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). Initially, Vaisala’s road surface state dataset will be made available through Renovo’s system. Once implemented, automated vehicle fleet deployments using the Renovo… Read More »

Research team at Fraunhofer IPMS develops scanning eye for autonomous driving

A team of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS in Dresden is developing micro-scanner mirrors (MEMS scanners) that can perceive their environment reliably and without interference while being small and integrable at the same time. The vision of safe autonomous driving is thus within reach. The Fraunhofer IPMS will be presenting its… Read More »

Hyundai Autron selects BlackBerry QNX to power next-generation ADAS and Autonomous Driving Software Platform

BlackBerry Limited announced that Hyundai Autron has selected BlackBerry QNX to power its next-generation advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving software platform. Hyundai Autron, a subsidiary of South Korea’s largest automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group, is a leading research and development company specialising in electronic control software and automotive semiconductors. Hyundai Autron will use the QNX… Read More »

Metawave closes Initial Series A funding to deliver Beamsteering Analog Radar

Metawave Corporation, a leading start-up revolutionising the future of radar sensing for highly automated driving and wireless solutions for 5G deployments, closed its initial Series A funding. DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, led the round. Other investors include Mirae Asset Capital, NTT DOCOMO Ventures and existing investors including BOLD Capital Partners. Metawave’s Series… Read More »

NIO collaborates with Mobileye to bring Level 4 Autonomous Driving to its vehicles

NIO Inc., a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, announced a strategic collaboration with Mobileye, the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving, and an Intel company, on the development of highly automated and autonomous vehicles (AV) for consumer markets in China and other… Read More »

Beyond the Robo Taxi: Great Customer Experiences Will Define Self-Driving

Beyond the Robo-Taxi: Great Customer Experiences Will Define Self-Driving By Jim Farley, President, New Business, Technology and Strategy, Ford Motor Company When most people talk about why autonomous vehicles will be successful, they tend to focus on the self-driving software alone. Don’t get me wrong, the self-driving system is incredibly important to develop, but it’s just… Read More »