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Autonomous Driving: Peak Car to Arrive as Early as 2031?

Autonomous Driving: Peak Car to Arrive as Early as 2031?

Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 21, 2019
Airbus' VSR700 Drone Copter Prototype Makes Maiden Flight

Airbus' VSR700 Drone Copter Prototype Makes Maiden Flight

The prototype of Airbus Helicopters' VSR700 unmanned aerial system has performed its first flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. The VSR700 performed several take-offs and landings with the longest flight lasting around 10 minutes.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 14, 2019
Hyundai Demonstrates Successful Truck Platooning

Hyundai Demonstrates Successful Truck Platooning

Hyundai Motor Company successfully conducted the company's first platooning of trailer trucks on the Yeoju Smart Highway replicating real-world traffic conditions.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 7, 2019
Autonomous Vehicles for the Australian Army

Autonomous Vehicles for the Australian Army

Two fully autonomous armoured vehicles were the centrepiece of a landmark demonstration for the Australian Army this week, providing crucial insights into the capabilities of integrated autonomous technologies on future battlefields.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 5, 2019
Technique Helps Robots Find the Front Door

Technique Helps Robots Find the Front Door

In the not too distant future, robots may be dispatched as last-mile delivery vehicles to drop your takeout order, package, or meal-kit subscription at your doorstep — if they can find the door.
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Autonomous mining vehicles: current status and future outlook

Autonomous mining vehicles: current status and future outlook

In this premium article, we examine the current status and future outlook of autonomous vehicles in mining vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 28, 2019
Swarm of Tiny Drones Explores Unknown Environments

Swarm of Tiny Drones Explores Unknown Environments

Researchers have presented a swarm of tiny drones that can explore unknown environments completely by themselves.
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Mapping for autonomous mobility

Mapping for autonomous mobility

This article offers an introduction to HD mapping for autonomous driving. It discusses the essential role that maps will play from L2 to L5 and how the map itself becomes richer and more complex as higher levels of autonomy are approached.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 25, 2019
Robots to Improve Mine Safety

Robots to Improve Mine Safety

Injuries and deaths caused by roof collapses and falling debris, common culprits for underground mine accidents, could be prevented by the unlikely force of robots and drones, thanks to the work of engineers.
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Camera technology for autonomous mobility (part II)

Camera technology for autonomous mobility (part II)

In this article series we explore various trends in camera hardware technology, primarily focusing on trends that relate to autonomous driving.
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