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Lensless cameras could turn windows into sensors, even pointed the ‘wrong’ way

A research group at the University of Utah is rethinking cameras for machines and not humans. The result? A lensless camera pointed at the edge of a piece of glass, instead of looking through the glass.
Cars

Drive.ai's free on-demand self-driving car service is now available in Frisco

Beginning now, Drive.ai and the Frisco Transportation Management Association will offer more than 10,000 people rides in self-driving vehicles. The best part? They'll be free.
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Ford’s self-driving vehicle division is set to go — autonomous

Ford is getting serious about its self-driving car unit, and has spun out its autonomous car division into its own company. Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC encompasses "all aspects of its self-driving vehicle business operations."
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Anthony Levandowski, fired by Uber, to start another self-driving car company

Anthony Levandowski has now begun yet another self-driving car company, called Kache.ai. As it stands, the firm remains in stealth mode, so we don't know all too much about these new efforts -- yet. 
Emerging Tech

Our list of self-driving accidents, including the 'avoidable' Arizona Uber crash

Self-driving won't mean the end to road traffic accidents. Crashes can happen for reasons of both human and technical error. Here are the most significant incidents to have occurred so far.
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Waymo autonomous vehicles will reach 7 million test miles this week

Waymo just keeps burning up the pavement. On Tuesday, the company's chief business development officer announced that the company's fleet of autonomous vehicles will reach 7 million test miles driven by the end of this week.
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How Nvidia is helping autonomous cars simulate their way to safety

To be competent, autonomous vehicles need to drive 100 billion miles, a feat that’s unfeasible. Instead, the industry is turning to simulation to train, test and validate self-driving cars using better graphics-generated models.
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Porsche may build flying taxis to combat traffic

Ever wanted to take a ride in a flying car? Well, one day you may be able to. Porsche has reportedly said that it is considering working on flying taxis as a way of dealing with traffic issues.
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Hyundai shows off a fuel-efficient (and fast) fleet of autonomous cars

Olympians aren't the only folks looking to set records in Pyeongchang this year. Hyundai announced that a fleet of its fuel cell electric cars successfully completed a "self-driven 190-kilometer (118-mile) journey from Seoul to Pyeongchang.
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Waymo returns home to San Francisco, where its self-driving tests first began

After taking some time away from the West Coast, Waymo is bringing its autonomous vehicle technology back to the place it all began -- San Francisco. The self-driving Chrysler Pacific has been seen making its way around the Bay Area.
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At CES 2018, autonomous cars took the wheel and drove into the future

Autonomous cars had a huge showing at CES 2018, with astounding concepts on display from Toyota, Nvidia, and more. Here are some of the highlights, including a modular, mobile box and a powerful new processor.
Emerging Tech

Martti is a self-driving car from Finland designed for icy snow-covered roads

Many self-driving cars aren't able to handle extreme weather conditions yet, but Martti is equipped with special sensors and software designed to navigate on snow-covered roads without any lane markings.
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Toyota to put its driverless car through ‘extreme’ testing in California

Toyota will put its latest self-driving technology through "extreme" testing on a closed driving course in California. The company said the track will allow its engineers to subject its car to "hazardous" driving conditions.
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Google built an entire fake city to test the AI of its driverless cars

The self-driving car race is really heating up, with several tech companies zooming towards the finish line. Waymo is using a fake city in the California desert to simulate real-life situations that human drivers confront every day on…
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Here’s how Bosch teaches cars to see using artificial intelligence

Cars can't drive themselves if they can't see the world around them, so AI by Bosch gives them sight. We took an exclusive ride in a prototype that knows as much about driving in a city as its occupants.
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Waymo is teaching its autonomous cars how to better react to emergency lights

You know what to do when you hear the sirens of an ambulance. But does a self-driving car know too? Here to ensure the answer is "yes" is Waymo, which is improving the way its autonomous vehicles detect emergency vehicles.
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Volvo’s new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog

Rather than entirely automating garbage collecting, Volvo's new truck is designed to work alongside a trash collector, reversing from house to house to make collection more efficient.
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This self-driving car camera can literally see the light at the end of a tunnel

Seeing traffic lights is rather important for a self-driving car and the anti-flicker tech inside Sony's latest sensor makes it happen. The car camera is also capable of "seeing" in only moonlight.