Volvo likes what its self-driving weavers see in Luminar
Jun 17, 2018
Self-driving car news for June would not be complete without mention of Volvo. Luminar has rolled out a beefy development platform and has struck a relationship with Volvo—being that the Swedish carmaker chose Luminar to ...
Apple has designs on blood pressure management system
Jun 10, 2018
Counting calories or how many steps you will need to take to work off a wedding feast are not the only features of fitness monitoring. Patients today may be asked to check their blood pressure at home and will be interested ...
G Plus driverless delivery vehicle to feature solid-state LiDAR tech
Jun 02, 2018
A solid-state LiDAR unmanned logistics vehicle was introduced in China on Thursday. Translation: Expect the onset of solid state Lidar in the form of a driverless delivery truck. The announcement came in the form of a joint ...
Headset viewers can expect film changes according to how they feel
May 30, 2018
Imagine, watching a movie that you can control, story threads and all. The idea is to do so, as a viewer, if wearing an electroencephalogram (EEG) headset. Rachel Metz wrote about it in MIT Technology Review.
Traffic light tech will be tested in UK, allows cars to leverage signal change
May 26, 2018
What would you say about smart traffic lights that always turn green? Recipe for disaster? A reader comment on another site took issue with a headline suggesting lights would always turn green, saying, "Obviously the lights ...
A real conversation piece: Social chatbot in China does phone talk
May 24, 2018
The voice is sweet, youthful but not childish, just vibrant enough to hit all the marks of a call from a good friend who can listen and react. It is not the voice of a human. It is a chatbot to be exact. And oh, it can chat. ...
Study helps driverless cars change lanes more like humans do
May 22, 2018
In the field of self-driving cars, algorithms for controlling lane changes are an important topic of study. But most existing lane-change algorithms have one of two drawbacks: Either they rely on detailed statistical models ...
Patent talk: IBM's traffic signal timing turns cognitive
May 20, 2018
Call it a green light for AI thinkers who want to use artificial intelligence for traffic management. IBM had a patent granted that sees AI-managed traffic lights.
Self-driving vehicle service in Frisco, Texas, to start in July
May 19, 2018
The beat goes on, no turning back, as engineers and AI thinkers get us closer to alternative ways to move around that do not depend on human drivers. Drive.ai has announced an on-demand self-driving car service in Frisco, ...
Should people know they're talking to an algorithm? After a controversial debut, Google now says yes
May 11, 2018
Psychology professor Michelle Drouin wanted to know how people would react if a chatbot could emulate a human.