Friday, May 7, 2021

Q&A: Why Fully Autonomous Robot Cars Hail from the 20th Century

An MIT engineer and historian argues that self-driving cars and other robotic systems should still keep humans in the loop. A vision of fully autonomous, self-driving cars allowing human owners to nap or read in...

Could Tesla Become the Google of the Internet of Things?

Several interesting theories were batted about in a wide-ranging discussion about today’s hot technologies that took place last week at a quarterly salon hosted by the AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, Calif. The parameters...

Toyota Invests $1 Billion in AI and Robots, Will Open R&D Lab in Silicon...

Toyota announced that it is investing US $1 billion over the next five years to establish a new R&D arm headquartered in Silicon Valley and focused on artificial intelligence and robotics. The Toyota Research...

Toyota AI Team Hires James Kuffner from Google Robotics, Will Have Rodney Brooks as...

Toyota revealed more details about its ambitious AI and robotics effort yesterday at CES in Las Vegas. Dr. Gill Pratt, who leads the effort as CEO of the newly formed Toyota Research Institute (TRI), announced an...

Self-Driving Cars Will Be Ready Before Our Laws Are

It is the year 2023, and for the first time, a self-driving car navigating city streets strikes and kills a pedestrian. A lawsuit is sure to follow. But exactly what laws will apply? Nobody...

Robot Cars To Join Formula E Racing

The Formula E electric motor racing series is adding a robotic opening act: autonomous cars will race just before the human-driven race begins. The races, scheduled for the 2016-2017 season, will comprise a parallel...

Tesla Summon Hints at How the World of Self-Driving Cars Will Work

At this point, self-driving cars are futuristic in the way next Thursday is futuristic: not here yet, but definitely coming. The government’s pumping billions into the idea, and Tesla Motors, Google, Uber, General Motors, Faraday...

Q&A: Mobileye Founder Talks Self-Driving Cars

Jerusalem-based Mobileye






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