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Delphi teams with BlackBerry QNX for autonomous driving operating system platform

Delphi Automotive PLC, a provider in autonomous driving technology, announced it has signed a commercial partnership agreement with BlackBerry Limited to provide the operating system for its autonomous driving system. (more…)

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A battle looms among $2.5bn LIDAR market suppliers and tech, says IHS Markit

The current generation of automated functions — automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane keep assistance — rely largely on cameras, radars and ultrasonic sensors. (more…)

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Velodyne LiDAR awarded perception system contract from Mercedes-Benz

Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the provider in 3D real-time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, announced its selection by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development as a critical sensor supplier for the VLP-32C Ultra Puck™ for further development of fully automated and driverless vehicles. (more…)

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Overcoming smart city power problems

Power distribution provider REO UK has created an infographic outlining three ways to overcome problems with power quality in smart cities. (more…)

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5 cities leading the connected cars race

Autonomous vehicles are fast moving from a distant aspiration of the future to a reality of the present day, with more and more companies investing in the development of the self-driving cars. (more…)

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When will you be ready to get in a driverless car?

We are really close to perfecting the technology for self-driving cars. But our driverless future won’t go anywhere if people don’t trust it. It’s one thing for our autonomous test cars to take us for a drive with a safety driver behind the wheel. But soon there won’t be anyone in that seat. When will you be ready to get in? (more…)

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How real-time IIoT actionable data impacts process improvement of warehouses and manufacturers

All those sensors on AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles) which prevent collisions (with people, equipment, or building structures) are collecting data. Until recently, no AGV manufacturer has found a way to concretise these data and make the actionable, predictive, and fundamentally useful. (more…)

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Uber for trucks causes major disruption for traditional ground logistics and freight brokerage market

Connected trucks will be integral to future logistics and freight operations as smart trucks will be a necessity in smart cities. By 2020, 35 million trucks are expected to be connected with digital freight solutions and autonomous technologies, transforming the trucking industry into a smarter, efficient and more productive sector. (more…)

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Internet of Things and the role for 5G in connected vehicles

Connected cars are set to become a huge industry over the new few years; estimates of the number connected cars that will to be on the roads by 2020 vary from 250 million to 381 million, and research by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association points to that number increasing to 527 million by 2025. (more…)

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Connected and autonomous: The future of transportation

Whether we realise it or not, we are already in the era of ‘connected’ vehicles and have been for a few years. The vehicle has already become a thing and just as pretty much everything around us does likewise and starts to communicate, cars have been communicating with the car manufacturers (more…)

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