Category Archives: Autonomous vehicles

Automated Vehicles – Autos vs. Computers

Brad Templeton explains in this thought provoking article that there are two cultures who are thinking about automated vehicles. Continue reading

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Cost of LiDAR Sensors an Issue for Driverless Market

I was interviewed and quoted in this article published today in the Wall Street Journal entitled, “Laser Eyes Pose Price Hurdle for Driverless Cars.” Continue reading

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Google’s New Driverless Car Uses LiDAR

this latest Google driverless car does not have a steering wheel or brakes. Continue reading

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Google’s Self Driving Car Takes on the City

It’s much like UASs, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when these vehicles will be commonplace. I think it will be within five years in specific locations. Continue reading

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LiDAR Data and Privacy

Perhaps activity outside of your house, or your kids on their way to school, or the licenses of cars in your driveway will be caught on camera. Continue reading

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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

As we have noted in a number of previous blogs autonomous cars are coming. It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. Continue reading

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Court Rules FAA Does Not Have Jurisdiction Over Commercial UAVs

I do think the commercial use of UAVs needs to be regulated, but I don’t think it should take years to develop the regulations. Continue reading

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Day 2 ILMF 2014 #ILMF14

The second is the Riegl VUX-1 which is being offered as the first survey-grade UAS laser scanner. Continue reading

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Self – driving Ford Can Look Ahead

that a vehicle they are testing has been equipped with four (relatively expensive) LiDAR sensors, but they will not reveal how they intend to see “around” objects. Continue reading

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Self Driving BMW M235i Can Drift

I think the LiDAR is in the lower part of the front grill, but that is going to really limit the field of view. Continue reading

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