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Apple is reportedly talking to lidar suppliers for its self-driving vehicle project

Apple was talking with lidar suppliers about its electric vehicle project, Bloomberg reported. Used on self-driving prototypes, lidar sensors determine a car’s distance from objects and people. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple has reportedly begun talking to suppliers of lidar self-driving car sensors, as part […]
Apple is reportedly talking to lidar suppliers for its self-driving vehicle project
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The FAA has given approval for commercial drones to fly over people. It means autonomous deliveries by companies like Amazon are one step closer to reality

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday finalised rules allowing commercial drones to fly without an operator on site and to fly over people. “Decades worth of promise and projection are finally coming to fruition,” said Reese Mozer, CEO of American Robotics. The first commercial uses will be outside cities, with […]
The FAA has given approval for commercial drones to fly over people. It means autonomous deliveries by companies like Amazon are one step closer to reality
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Sam’s Club will start using autonomous AI floor-scrubbing robots in all of its US stores during the coronavirus pandemic — see what the robots look like

Sam’s Club will start deploying autonomous floor-scrubbing robots with shelf scanning accessories to all of its almost 600 US stores this fall. This shelf scanning add-on – which is “cloud-connected” – checks pricing, planograms, and the products’ inventory. The Tennant T7AMR with the “Shelf Analytics Accessory” is being developed by […]
Sam’s Club will start using autonomous AI floor-scrubbing robots in all of its US stores during the coronavirus pandemic — see what the robots look like
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How this dummy car tests collision detection systems in your car

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are common in modern day cars. Blind spot detection, automatic lane changing, and automatic braking are some of the best-known features of ADAS. The Guided Soft Target is used to test these systems without the risk of crashing a real vehicle. Narrator: Don’t worry, this […]
How this dummy car tests collision detection systems in your car
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Check out the new Apple Maps cars cruising around Los Angeles

A new kind of Apple mapping vehicle has been spotted around Los Angeles. They are white Subaru Impreza wagons with a tower of gear sprouting from the roof and quite different-looking than the previously known Apple Maps vehicles, which were minivans. These mapping vehicles are also different than the self-driving […]
Check out the new Apple Maps cars cruising around Los Angeles