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 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.
Aug 04, 2017 10:00 AM WST
Individuals who are looking forward to the Super Cruise driving platform can expect to fork out an additional $2,500 for the add-on. Like Google, the company has invested heavily into mapping out the entire US and Canada.
Aug 03, 2017 10:00 AM WST
A dongle that fits into one’s OBD-II port is the main device used to bring the new features to vehicles. This means just about all cars released after 1996 will be compatible with the compact unit.
Aug 03, 2017 9:00 AM WST
Outside of investments, the company is working with a plethora of tech giants in different industries. In a major project with Tesla, Cubic Telecom’s system is being installed in over 7,500 EVs for Chinese consumers.
Aug 02, 2017 11:15 AM WST
Recently, OPEC researchers reinforced their analysis of the nascent industry. The organization increased its predictions by a whopping five times – from 46 million EVs on roadways by 2040 to 266 million EVs over the same period.