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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

The Truckers of Tomorrow #GTC18

Better utilization of cargo space is a big part of the business model for Swedish-based, upstart Cargo as a Service (CaaS) company, Einride. By eliminating the cab and associated driver and placing the electric powertrain and associated batteries under the cargo, almost 100% of the Einride T-Pod is available for payload. This efficiency manifests in […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Autonomous Trucking Made Simple

A 10-camera, Nvidia-GPU powered, autonomous trucking solution on commercially available trucks is what Tu Simple demonstrated at CES2018. The cameras are tuned for short and long-range vision and the trucks will operate depot to depot, primarily on freeways. Although the modified Peterbilt trucks will still have an operator upon commercial launch in late 2018, eventually […]

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Alan Weissberger Optical Networking Technology

100 Gb/sec Networks No Longer A Pipe Dream: JANET Education & Research Network @100GE!

Verizon has been chosen by UK Education and research network JANET to help upgrade its network to deliver broadband access at speeds of 100Gb/sec (100 gigabits per second). The network overhaul, which will enable JANET to more efficiently collaborate with other academic institutions, builds on earlier 100Gb/sec tests conducted by the organizations in 2009. Also […]