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Huawei’s AI chip for edge computing takes top honours at WIC
The World Internet Conference saw Huawei's powerful Ascend 310 chip come out on top.
08 Nov 18
Meet ‘BB8’ – the vehicle that recognises your face
This 'BB8’ is nothing to do with the rollabout robot from Star Wars, but may well be one of the first vehicles to include facial recognition as a replacement for your car keys.
15 Oct 18
Eye spy: Jaguar Land Rover trials 'eye pods' on autonomous vehicles
Some of us may wonder if we can trust one of those vehicles to stop for us when we’re crossing the road.
28 Aug 18
Ridesharing and the future - are driverless cars enough?
Will driverless cars alone be enough to stop the continuing congestion in cities? Or does the answer already exist in our smartphones?
21 Aug 18
Kiwis nervous about self-driving cars & electric vehicles, survey finds
Almost two-thirds of Kiwis are worried about autonomous vehicles, with women (74%) significantly more skeptical than men (56%).
14 Aug 18
Chinese EV maker uses BlackBerry tech to create safer vehicles
Vehicles will be able to make sure critical systems are isolated and are able to run safely, even if there are problems with non-critical systems.
25 Jun 18
Mandatory autonomous safety systems could save hundreds of Kiwi lives
AEB is already standard in many new vehicles sold in NZ but is not yet compulsory.
19 Apr 18
Everything you need to know about autonomous vehicles
Vehicles can be categorised according to the ADAS features they offer and there are six levels of automation.
12 Apr 18
Dell EMC’s HPC to cater for burgeoning autonomous driving data
Zenuity has just announced Dell EMC as a strategic partner to provide a managed high performance computing (HPC) environment.
03 Apr 18
GTC18 - Keynote: the flash, the facts, the future
A roundup of Jensen Huang’s opening keynote at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference 2018, including an incredible remote driving reveal.
29 Mar 18
Waymo and Land Rover collaborate on autonomous vehicle
The two companies aim to develop the world’s first premium self-driving electric vehicle.
28 Mar 18
GTC18 - NVIDIA simulation will take self-driving car testing off road
NVIDIA is taking autonomous vehicle testing into the cloud with photorealistic simulation, aiming for a safer way to make self-driving cars a reality.
28 Mar 18
The VW Bus is back, and it’s gone green
The I.D. Buzz is the second EV concept that VW has revealed for production.
14 Mar 18
Airways to pilot flying taxi tracking software
Airways has announced the development of a nationwide, unmanned aerial vehicle traffic management system to prepare NZ for the flying car future.
14 Mar 18
Huawei uses AI-powered smartphone to autonomously drive a car
The ‘RoadReader’ project pushes the boundaries of Huawei’s object recognition technology.
27 Feb 18
Trend Micro & Panasonic launch mission to advance connected car security
The two companies aim to thwart cyber risks that jeopardise connected car safety - particularly security in ECUs and infotainment systems.
15 Feb 18
Jaguar Land Rover backs self-driving taxi startup
Jaguar Land Rover has invested US$4.1 million in self-driving taxi service Voyage.
16 Jan 18
Japan's "sleepless AI sentinels" to provide connected car cybersecurity
“The "agents" become the sleepless AI sentinels protecting connected vehicles from malicious eavesdropping or life-threatening remote control."
15 Jan 18
Intel continues to push towards full vehicle autonomy in 2018
Mobileye’s new fourth-generation EyeQ system-on-chip will play a crucial role in the delivery of a driverless future...
11 Jan 18
Canalys outline their big channel predictions for 2018
Steve Brazier made a total of 6 predictions, ranging from the more modest to some that are quite a bit more controversial.
06 Dec 17
Autonomous driving is today's biggest game changer
Intel announced a collaboration with entertainment company Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences...
01 Dec 17
Volvo sells Uber thousands of autonomous cars
Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell thousands of autonomous vehicles between 2019 and 2021...
23 Nov 17
Jaguar starts testing its autonomous vehicle
The trials will explore how future connected and autonomous vehicles can replicate human behaviour and reactions when driving...
21 Nov 17
Toyota to bring self-driving cars to the market by 2020
“To achieve a society where mobility means safety, efficiency and freedom, Toyota is constantly seeking out the latest technology..."
01 Nov 17