Two former Carnegie Melon faculty members, who happen to be brothers, discuss how they are taking a pragmatic approach of adding automation to long-haul trucking. Their company, Locomation, has come up with a package to upgrade an existing big rig that is simple as replacing a mirror with a new mirror assembly that includes of lidar, radar, camera sensors, and radios.
A recent newspaper column suggested decentralizing governance and shifting it away from single point hubs, such as Washington D.C., to locations closer to the affected people or industries, For instance, in this scenario, Kansas might be home to the Department of Agriculture. This echos industry stalwart Cliff Albertson’s similar suggestion, made almost five years ago in this ViodiTV […]
The promise of Vehicle-to-Vehicle communications has been around the corner and illustrated in presentations for decades, so it was a treat to see the technology in product form at CES2018, In the above video, Dr. Amine Taleb, Director of R&D for Comfort and Driving Assistance for Valeo North America, demonstrates Valeo’s XtraVue, which streams video […]
It’s obvious by the look on their faces, that people could be thinking that this guy is from another planet. This is the feeling I have when talking about my latest obsession, the autonomous vehicle. The obsession first manifested itself in the fictional story of what life will be like for today’s youth in the year 2040 thanks to self-driving vehicles. […]