Originally from New Jersey, Eric is an automotive and technology reporter specializing in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley. Eric has over fifteen years of automotive experience and a B.A. in computer science. These skills, combined with technical writing and news reporting, allows him to fully understand and identify new and innovative technologies in the automotive industry and beyond. He has worked on self-driving cars and as a technical writer, helping people to understand and work with technology. Outside of work, Eric likes to travel to new places, play guitar, and explore the outdoors.
May 25, 2017 10:27 AM WST
On Thursday 25th May, 2017 Octo Telematics announced that five million cars are now connected to the Octo Telematics platform across the globe, a 25% increase since 2016.
May 24, 2017 4:35 PM WST
The DRS360 fuses raw unfiltered data from radar, LIDAR, vision and other sensors from an autonomous vehicle in real-time. The platform is designed to deliver the low-latency, high-accuracy sensing required for Level 5 autonomous vehicles capable of navigating with no driver input.
May 24, 2017 10:54 AM WST
On May 19, 2017, Tesla announced that current owners can refer five friends to buy a new Tesla. Those referred will get free unlimited Supercharging.
May 23, 2017 3:43 PM WST
Waymo's self-driving technology can make it a $70 billion company
May 23, 2017 11:16 AM WST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Sunday, May 21st to let the world know that a revised version of Tesla's Autopilot software will be available for compatible cars next month. Musk tweeted “A software update coming next month includes a new control algorithm that "feels smooth as silk."
May 23, 2017 9:49 AM WST
Innoviz Technologies, a provider of LiDAR intelligent sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, announced the development of InnovizPro, an after-market LiDAR solution designed specifically for testing and R&D of autonomous driving technology.
May 22, 2017 4:43 PM WST
WayRay hopes to be a pioneer of holographic AR displays for the automotive industry, and specializes in holographic optical elements that enable an augmented reality (AR) projection system that is significantly more compact than traditional mirror and lens based projection technology.
May 19, 2017 3:51 PM WST
The automotive industry has a heavy interest in Lidar, with OEM's and suppliers racing to employ new, non-mechanical technologies for mass production of self-driving cars.
May 19, 2017 10:37 AM WST
Ford is making Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software support available to model-year 2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3. Previously, Ford’s 2016 model year these cars did not support the two popular services.
May 18, 2017 4:29 PM WST
IAV Automotive Engineering Inc., displayed some of the company’s latest connected car advancements on a BMW i3 demo vehicle at the at Internet of Things World 2017 (IoT 2017) in Santa Clara, California.