Tag Archives: LiDAR

Self Driving Trucks and 18 Accidents From Following GPS Nav Instructions

A Wired story talks about the Otto retrofit solution where existing trucks can become autonomous vehicles for only $30,000. I believe it’s a work in progress, but an aftermarket upgrade that can convert an ordinary truck (manufactured after 2013) into … Continue reading

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Self-driving Fords are keeping their cool in the snow

Self-driving cars are ultimately expected to become safer than those driven by people, but first they will have to overcome their biggest nemesis: snow. It’s slippery, unpredictable and obscures road markings. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com Whilst I’m a little … Continue reading

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Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!” Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed … Continue reading

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Ford’s Future Is Filled With Self-Driving Cars and Drones

Ford says it’s becoming more than just an automaker. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com For starters, this shows how technology driven Ford still is. People don’t buy auto’s, they buy transport, they buy entertainment, they buy safety, they buy prestige … Continue reading

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Autonomous Cars With Artificial Intelligence Could Help Save Planet Earth – Times Gazette

Let’s just not let statistics get the better of us. 93.5% of statistics are used out of context and the other 53.6% are made up. Continue reading

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