Latest News for: Autonomous systems


Robotically wound natural fibre construction

Technology Org 01 Aug 2021
With this “livMatS Pavilion” – named after the Freiburg Cluster of ExcellenceLiving, Adaptive and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems” (livMatS) – in the Botanical Garden of the University of Freiburg, the team presents a model for a sustainable, resource-efficient alternative to conventional construction methods.

Why Are Loose Bags Only Loaded On Some Planes?

Simple Flying 01 Aug 2021
All large airports use some form of an automated Baggage Handling System. This takes tagged bags from check-in to a loading or storage area using a system of conveyors and deflectors ... ANA also carried out a small-scale trial of a fully autonomous baggage system�in early 2020. An autonomous baggage cart used in a trial at London Heathrow.

Take a look at Chinese EV maker Xpeng's upcoming P5 sedan, which is undercutting Tesla's ...

Business Insider 01 Aug 2021
Xpeng expects to start deliveries of the P5 in the fourth quarter of 2021 ... See more stories on Insider's business page ... Xpeng. Sources ... Xpeng ... Xpeng ... Xpeng. As well as longer ranges, the more expensive versions come with the hardware for Xpeng's XPILOT 3.5 autonomous driving assistance system, though the software and upgrades need to be bought separately.

Dada Group ramping up on-demand unmanned deliveries

China Daily 31 Jul 2021
Dada launched an autonomous delivery open system that has already been adopted by 7Fresh, JD's supermarket chain, and Yonghui Supermarket. The system helps normalize the scalable use of unmanned delivery vehicles and establishes an autonomous delivery ecosystem for on-demand services.

TuSimple’s self-driving truck network takes shape with Ryder partnership

Crunch 31 Jul 2021
... will support its autonomous trucking operations ... TuSimple’s AFN involves four pieces that includes its self-driving trucks, digital mapped routes, freight terminals and a system that will let customers monitor autonomous trucking operations and track their shipments in real-time.

Self-driving cars confront a daunting new challenge: New York City streets

The Keene Sentinel 31 Jul 2021
Separately, the company is working on a lidar and radar-based system that’s strong enough to power autonomous vehicles ...Driving in complex urban areas such as New York City is a crucial step in vetting the capabilities of an autonomous system and moving the industry closer to commercial readiness,” Mobileye says.

Why Tesla’s ‘beta testing’ puts the public at riskTesla drivers may fall victim to a ...

Deccan Herald 31 Jul 2021
Consumer Reports has raised serious alarms about the safety of Tesla vehicles using the automated systems. Videos of full self-driving in action “don’t show a system that makes driving safer or even less stressful,” said a Consumer Reports official ... When engineers say the autonomous systems aren’t yet ready, regulators should listen.

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 6, Part 1: Price)

Bitcoinist 31 Jul 2021
As Ammous puts it, prices are capitalism’s information system ... Capitalism’s Information System“ ... In a free market economic system, prices are knowledge, and the signals that communicate information ... A decentralized autonomous tool that absorbs information from everywhere and everyone.

What my smartwatch taught me about my anxiety Person's wrist with Garmin Vivoactive 3 displaying ...

TechRadar 31 Jul 2021
Wellness doesn't mean blandness ... Here’s what I’ve learned so far, and how it’s already changed the way I operate day to day. Heart rate and anxiety ... Physically, your autonomic nervous system (ANS) – also known as your fight or flight instinct – is triggered, which can lead to physical reactions in the heart, lungs, digestive system, and/or muscles.

Medigus: Charging Robotics Successfully Completes a Proof of Concept for its Electric Vehicle ...

Tyler Morning Telegraph 30 Jul 2021
Charging Robotics is developing an on-demand autonomous charging system to be used anywhere, anytime ... For example,Medigususes forward looking statements when describing the Charging Robotics’plans to moveforward with acommercial pilot project and to enhance the system power from 1 ...

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Vella Development Kit for Building Autonomous Solutions

Egypt Commercial News 30 Jul 2021
These higher-level perception outputs, such as object classification, velocity measurement, semantic scene segmentation and obstacle detection, can be directly used by autonomous system developers without deep knowledge or expertise in lidar processing.

Experts warn: new Tesla software drives “almost like alcohol”

Swords Today 30 Jul 2021
It shakes back and forth, chooses the wrong path, and even Tesla boss Elon Musk warns drivers about the new system ... The next step towards autonomous driving is to focus on the “full self-driving” program (program version FSD Beta 9) ... This is because the system shows obvious weaknesses ... Of course, Tesla does not only work on autonomous driving.

Learning from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Process and Control Today 30 Jul 2021
Though we can’t watch those exciting competitions in the stadiums, the cutting-edge technologies used in the venues, such as robotics, autonomous vehicles (AV), facial recognition systems and more, will still make their impacts on the global stage ... Facial recognition system ... Autonomous vehicles.

Kodiak Robotics’ founder says tight focus on autonomous trucks is working

Crunch 30 Jul 2021
Kodiak Robotics is one of the last private autonomous vehicles companies focused on trucking that is still standing ... In December, the startup achieved “disengagement-free deliveries” between Dallas and Houston, meaning the autonomous system didn’t have to be switched off for safety reasons.

Velodyne Lidar präsentiert Vella Development Kit für den Aufbau autonomer Lösungen

Cadillac News 30 Jul 2021
Objektklassifizierung, Geschwindigkeitsmessung, semantische Szenensegmentierung und Hinderniserkennung, können von Entwicklern autonomer Systeme direkt genutzt werden, ohne dass sie über tiefgreifende Kenntnisse oder Erfahrungen in der Lidar-Verarbeitung verfügen müssen.