AdaSky Demonstrates its Thermal Vision Solution for Autonomous Cars at CES

AdaSky was among the many companies showing off impressive autonomous driving technology at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, where the company demonstrated its VIPER vision system. AdaSky says it’s a breakthrough sensing solution to enable autonomous driving in any lighting or weather condition.

Eric Walz2018-01-18 08:30 PT

Ouster Announces Launch of OS1 LiDAR, with $27M Series A Funding Round

Ouster, a San Francisco-based startup developing high performance LiDAR technology for self-driving cars, emerged from stealth today by announcing the launch of the company's new OS1 model LIDAR, as well as $27 million in Series A funding, led by Cox Enterprises.

Eric Walz2017-12-11 15:55 PT

Velodyne CTO Explains Features of the New High-Resolution VLS-128 LiDAR

Velodyne, an industry leader in LiDAR technology has announced its latest product, the VLS-128 high resolution LiDAR for autonomous vehicles. FutureCar reached out to Velodyne's CTO Anand Gopalan, who provided some more information about the company’s latest LiDAR for self-driving cars.

Eric Walz2017-12-07 18:04 PT

Connected Cars: How Vehicle Sensors Will Report and Inform What’s Ahead

Automotive technology has come a long way in the past ten years. Soon your car will be able take you to work while you sit back and enjoy the ride or read a book. But while you’re relaxing on the road your car will be connected to the cloud to make sure it keeps you safe.

Eric Walz2017-11-22 16:05 PT

JingChi CFO Presents the Recent Progress in Autonomous Driving at ZGC 2017

Qin Lu CFO, of JingChi, was one of the distinguished speakers at the 2017 ZGC-Silicon Valley Global Innovation & Future Technology Summit held today in Santa Clara, California. He shared some important updates on the company’s progress in autonomous driving.

Eric Walz2017-11-16 19:15 PT

Renovo Selects Velodyne as LiDAR Provider for its AWare Automated Mobility Operating System

Renovo, a mobility software technology company, and Velodyne LiDAR, a leading supplier of 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that the companies are partnering to include Velodyne LiDAR as the preferred sensor provider for AWare powered highly automated vehicles and a form key part of Renovo’s reference configuration.

Eric Walz2017-11-14 11:12 PT

Velodyne LiDAR Announces VLS-128, the World's Highest Resolution LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles

Silicon Valley based Velodyne Labs today announced that it has produced a new LiDAR with the world's best resolution, longest range, and widest field of view, the result of which will boost the autonomous vehicle and advanced safety market.

Eric Walz2017-11-07 12:42 PT

Canada’s LeddarTech Advancing Solid-State LiDAR for Self-Driving Cars

Having built an impressive lead in artificial intelligence, with new research facilities opened by Google, Microsoft and Uber, Canada is ready to do the same for self-driving cars — specifically the LiDAR technology that allows self-driving cars to see down the road.

Eric Walz2017-10-20 18:23 PT

Ushr HD Mapping Data to be Used in Cadillac's Super Cruise

Ushr Inc., creator of high-definition (HD) mapping technology today announced that its mapping platform has been implemented in the new Cadillac Super Cruise, GM’s hands-free highway driving feature. Ushr provides software that enables more precise, high-definition mapping and associated technology for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles.

Eric Walz2017-10-18 14:56 PT

Autoliv to Acquire LiDAR and Time of Flight Camera Expertise From Fotonic

Autoliv, a worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of a Swedish based LiDAR specialist company Fotonic.

Eric Walz2017-09-29 11:40 PT

Silicon Valley Based LiDAR Maker Quanergy is Seeking IPO

Quanergy Systems Inc. could be the first initial public offering (IPO) to emerge from a crowded field of autonomous driving technology companies that have set up shop in Silicon Valley.

Eric Walz2017-09-21 16:38 PT

Genius Pros Shows its Next Generation Solid State Lidar

Genius Pro was at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2017 event in San Francisco today to show off its new solid-state lidar. The company displayed three models of its lidar, which includes short range, middle range and long range units.

Eric Walz2017-09-18 16:03 PT

AdaSky Launches Thermal FIR Sensing Vision to Accelerate Fully-Autonomous Driving

AdaSky has launched the first Far Infrared (FIR) perception solution specifically designed for the automotive industry. The solution combines an FIR thermal camera with advanced computer vision algorithms to let autonomous vehicles detect objects.

Eric Walz2017-09-11 17:55 PT

EXCLUSIVE: Innoviz CEO and Co-Founder Omar Keilaf Talks to Futurecar

After announcing a new $65 million funding round today, Futurecar was given the opportunity to ask Innoviz CEO and co-founder Omar Keilaf some questions about the recent events, the company’s future plans, and its high-tech LiDAR technology.

Eric Walz2017-09-07 18:58 PT

Innoviz Technologies Announces $65 Million Funding Round

Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of LiDAR sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, announced today that it has raised $65 million in Series B funding as its groundbreaking LiDAR solution moves into mass production.

Eric Walz2017-09-07 04:30 PT

Delphi to Add 100 Jobs to Self-Driving Operations in Pittsburgh

A major auto supplier developing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh is growing its presence in the region. Delphi will create about 100 jobs in the next six to nine months, the company's CTO Glen De Vos said on Thursday.

Eric Walz2017-09-01 12:13 PT

Delphi Automotive Partners With Innoviz Technologies on LiDAR for Autonomous Cars

Delphi Automotive announced today that it is partnering with and taking a minority stake in Israeli lidar-maker Innoviz Technologies on longer-range sensing LiDAR for Level 3 and higher autonomous driving capabilities.

Eric Walz2017-08-18 11:40 PT

Jabil & Eyesight Developing In-Car Optical Sensors to Monitor a Driver’s Alertness

US-based contract manufacturer Jabil is joining forces with Israeli machine vision company eyeSight Technologies to develop in-car sensors designed to monitor drivers for signs of awareness and distraction.

Eric Walz2017-08-17 17:21 PT

NVIDIA Hopes to Speed Development of Self Driving Cars with ‘Drive PX on Wheels’

Nvidia has introduced Drive PX on Wheels, a complete self-driving car kit to help developers working on self-driving cars.

Eric Walz2017-08-02 16:45 PT

Osram Acquires 25 Percent Stake in Lidar Expert LeddarTech

​Automotive lighting manufacturer Osram has a acquired strategic stake of 25.1% in LeddarTech Inc., a leader in optical detection and ranging technology.

Eric Walz2017-07-27 16:30 PT

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