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 09, 2017 4:21 PM WST
Optimus Ride is developing self-driving technologies specifically for electric vehicles.The company hopes to introduce level 4 autonomy electric vehicle fleets. In a presentation at the 2017 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California on May 9th, the company's co-founder Sertac Karaman detailed its future plans.
SiFive, the start-up that raised $13.5 million for its open source silicon chip architecture RISC -VMay 08, 2017 6:10 PM WST
SiFive, the company creating a new open source model in the semiconductor business raises $13.5 million. The San Francisco-based company was founded in 2015, and its goal is to manufacture open source, custom designed silicon chips.
May 06, 2017 10:25 AM WST
Menlo Park, California based Lucid Motors has recently unveiled its Lucid Air at the New York Auto Show last month. The Air is a sophisticated, ultra luxurious, high-performance vehicle that it hopes will compete with Tesla in the luxury all-electric vehicle category.
May 05, 2017 11:20 AM WST
DeepMap, a startup founded by Google veterans, plans to build maps and software to teach autonomous cars how to drive. The company plans to license its map-building software to companies pursuing autonomous vehicle technology.
May 05, 2017 10:07 AM WST
Luxury automaker Porsche is opening a new satellite office in Santa Clara, to help it get better connected to Silicon Valley’s startup and venture capital scene, and the region’s rapidly growing automotive technology industry.
May 04, 2017 5:52 PM WST
Voyage Auto Inc., a Silicon Valley based start-up which hopes to launch an autonomous taxi service soon, is getting ready to begin testing its first autonomous car. The company’s lofty goal is to launch its service with zero reliance on a safety driver. Voyage Auto’s first ever self-driving test car is almost ready for the road.
May 04, 2017 3:20 PM WST
Intel, the computer chip maker has just announced a partnership with German automaker BMW to develop self-driving car technology. The partnership is intended to let Intel and BMW develop a “base functionality platform” for self-driving cars that it would license to car makers.
May 03, 2017 4:11 PM WST
Silicon Valley California based autonomous start-up Aurora, whose mission is “safe efficient mobility” has a new website and many jobs posted, a sign that they are beginning operations.
May 03, 2017 11:27 AM WST
Lucid VR made an appearance at the 2017 Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Festival on Tuesday, May 2nd to show off the company’s LucidCam, a virtual reality handheld camera.
May 01, 2017 6:23 PM WST
Navdy has developed a dash mounted, augmented reality (AR) device that provides a heads up display (HUD) which allows drivers using their smartphones and Google Maps for navigation to keep their eyes on the road.