Michael Cheng is a legal editor and technical writer with publications for Blackberry ISHN Magazine Houzz and Payment Week. He specializes in technology business and digesting hard data. Outside of work Michael likes to train for marathons spend time with his daughter and explore new places.
Aug 18, 2017 11:50 AM WST
The task of overhauling outdated road infrastructure and automotive features is massive; a job fit for a handful of companies with decades of experience in handling large-scale projects, like the members of the newly formed Automotive Edge Computing consortium.
Aug 16, 2017 2:30 PM WST
From a global perspective, power consumption rates from charging EVs are expected to increase rapidly – from six terawatt-hours to 1,800 terawatt-hours by 2040, based on data provided by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) researchers.
Aug 16, 2017 9:52 AM WST
A total of eight principles that emphasize strict cybersecurity practices were released by UK officials. One of these standards require automotive groups to take responsibility for in-car systems over their lifetime.
Aug 15, 2017 6:16 AM WST
In London, 10 speed cameras installed over busy roads bring in a whopping $3.89 million worth of fines and tickets annually.
Aug 10, 2017 2:05 PM WST
Out of the three types of sensors available on driverless vehicles, LIDAR seems to be the most effective in managing environmental elements.
Aug 09, 2017 11:45 AM WST
So far, the city has injected over $218 million into the ground-breaking project. If everything goes according to plan, the fiber network will be ready by the end of this month.
Aug 08, 2017 1:30 PM WST
The results of the report showed that passengers moved an average of eight inches forward during a breaking maneuver, even though they were wearing a seat belt.
Aug 07, 2017 2:15 PM WST
Coined as the Malta project under Alphabet X, the revolutionary process utilizes antifreeze and hot salt to preserve power – longer than traditional lithium ion batteries. Interestingly, this solution is very scalable, allowing businesses to utilize a system that is the size of a large garage, or for cities – the size of a conventional power plant.
Aug 05, 2017 12:05 PM WST
In June, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 69 into law, which shows support for auto manufacturers, organizations and developers. The legislation makes pilot programs easier to launch by making legal challenges, barriers-to-entry requirements and implementation less of a burden for companies.
Aug 04, 2017 2:00 PM WST
An entry level LIDAR unit costs around $8,000 and leverages 16 beams of light, with two-degree increments and a range of 100 meters. An $80,000 high-end LIDAR sensor is capable of emitting up to 64 laser beams, in increments of 0.4 degrees with a range of 120 meters.