David E. Zoia
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Dave writes about manufacturing, vehicle technology, management issues and international trends.
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Ouster says it is the market-share leader in lidar among start-ups, a position driven by a strategy that targets both mobility and non-automotive applications.
U.S.-based Lunewave and Israel’s Arbe are taking uniquely different approaches but arriving at the same result: high-performance radar at today’s prices.
The Hungarian start-up believes full-capability autonomous vehicles are an inevitability, but for now it is eyeing less ambitious applications for its modular AI-driven software stack that are likely to generate revenue much sooner.
Disruptors Cartica and Foretellix say it’s time to ditch current methods used to create and test AI software if the industry wants to advance safety and bring autonomous vehicles to market in a significant way before the end of the decade.
Guardian’s in-cabin sensor technology now sizes up occupants and their positioning for safer airbag deployment.
Autonomous-vehicle development is proving tougher than expected, and the computing power needed to drive the technology may have been underestimated. Microprocessor supplier NVIDIA is pitching solutions meant to get the industry over those hurdles.