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Project Endeavour autonomous vehicle trial heads to Birmingham

Source: Intelligent Transport Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham this week, with the UK's second largest city hosting the next phase of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads. The trials offer the Project Endeavour partners the opportunity to refine local deployment approaches as well...

Stock take: Legal groundwork laid for self-driving cars on UK roads

Source: Autocar The UK government is developing legislation to permit autonomous cars to drive on public roads, which will address a range of issues such as insurance, liability and cybersecurity and establish a legal framework to govern driverless vehicles. Known as the Automated and Electric...

Podcast: Connected and autonomous vehicles - where the rubber hits the road

Source: SmartCities World publication CAVs and the data they produce could ultimately become a key part of the wider connected communities. From drones to AI-driven connected cars running on a wealth of data, CAVs is one of smart cities most exciting areas and something that will form a key...

Autonomous Vehicle Safety: Pedestrian Detection in the Spotlight

Source: Autonomous Vehicle Safety Intellias has released a report on how technology can enhance pedestrian detection to ensure autonomous vehicle safety within populated urban environments. With urbanization on the rise, cities are experiencing increased car traffic alongside an increasing...

Velodyne develops its most advanced lidar sensor

Supplier of sensing systems for the autonomous vehicle (AV) industry, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has launched the new Alpha Prime next-generation lidar (light detection and ranging) sensor that aims to be the most advanced unit currently available Using Velodyne’s patented surround view technology,...

Why lidar technology is the way forward

Dr Mircea Gradu, senior vice president for quality and validation at Velodyne LiDAR, sheds some light on the development process of an automotive-grade lidar sensor and explains the role they could play in automotive safety. Catch Mircea’s presentation Lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles –...