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Automotive Supplier DENSO Leads Series A Investment in Radar Startup Metawave

Automotive Supplier DENSO Leads Series A Investment in Radar Startup Metawave

DENSO, one of the world’s biggest automotive component suppliers, announced it led the latest Series A funding round for Metawave Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based automotive startup developing radar for autonomous driving and wireless solutions for the deployment of 5G cellular networks.

Eric Walz2019-11-05 15:45 PT

TuSimple Develops a Self-Driving Truck With Help From Amazon Web Services That ‘Sees’ 1,000 Meters Ahead

TuSimple Develops a Self-Driving Truck With Help From Amazon Web Services That ‘Sees’ 1,000 Meters Ahead

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple developed a long range perception system, which it says can see and interpret objects over a half mile away—up to 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) ahead. To support this robust system, the company is harnessing the computing power of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Eric Walz2018-09-20 14:08 PT

WaveSense Launches World’s First Ground Penetrating Radar for Self-Driving Cars

WaveSense Launches World’s First Ground Penetrating Radar for Self-Driving Cars

Sometimes to see where your’re going you need to look down, in this case below the road surface. WaveSense Inc. has announced the commercialization of a new technology that significantly improves autonomous vehicle navigation by keeping self-driving vehicles precisely in-lane, utilizing data from ground-penetrating radar (GPR).

Eric Walz2018-08-20 16:49 PT

Hyundai Mobis Plans to Become a Leader in Autonomous Driving Technology

Hyundai Mobis Plans to Become a Leader in Autonomous Driving Technology

Hyundai Mobis​, the South Korean auto parts maker, said that it plans to use its new proving ground in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, as a test bed for new technologies, with the goal of becoming a leader in autonomous driving technology.

Jeremy Carlton2018-05-21 14:12 PT

DENSO Develops New Vision Sensor for Improved Night Driving Safety

DENSO Develops New Vision Sensor for Improved Night Driving Safety

DENSO Corporation, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, today announced it has developed a new standard vision sensor that employs machine learning algorithms that detect pedestrians at night, cyclists, road signs, driving lanes and other road users.

Eric Walz2018-01-29 12:21 PT

Autoliv to Supply Geely its Radar Systems for Autonomous Driving

Autoliv to Supply Geely its Radar Systems for Autonomous Driving

Autoliv, a worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has been selected by Geely to develop an industry leading 77GHz high-resolution radar systems for autonomous driving.

Eric Walz2017-09-16 10:15 PT

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

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

PARC Spins Off Wireless Smart Beam Antenna Company Metawave

PARC Spins Off Wireless Smart Beam Antenna Company Metawave

PARC announced it is spinning off Metawave Corporation a breakthrough wireless technology start-up, which builds technology solutions based on engineered metamaterials and Artificial Intelligence Metawave will commercialize smart beam-steering antenna systems for autonomous vehicles and 5G markets.

Eric Walz2017-08-15 17:58 PT