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Set Alert for Autonomy

Baraja Touts Doppler Lidar as Answer to Long-Range Object Detection

Baraja’s semi-solid-state lidar sensor uses a prism to direct the beam along the vertical axis without requiring moving parts, allowing the box to shrink in size for more discrete packaging into the vehicle.

Autonomous Vehicles ADAS

Autonomous Vehicles from Hype to Reality 3: AI and Communications Challenges

Companies and investors are pumping billions of dollars into the autonomous vehicle sector for the chance to score big in this nascent market. Early movers are getting a jump on the competition with partnerships, pilot projects and production. This article analyzes survey results related to AI and Communications.

Autonomy Artificial Intelligence

Software Defined Architectures: The Burgeoning Business Model

Next-generation E/E architectures will create new business models for automakers and suppliers. But a Wards Intelligence survey shows few see themselves as pacesetters, and there’s some uncertainty about where the best monetization opportunities are. The massive change in operations, and the associated costs, will put constraints on the timeframe and depth of the changes in infrastructure and vehicle architectures that OEMs will be able to address.

E/E Architecture Mobility

Bosch Realigns Development Org as Software-Defined Vehicle Gains Traction

The supplier says its new cross-domain engineering approach will help Bosch keep pace with the three megatrends – electrification, automated driving and connectivity – that are transforming the industry.

Connectivity ADAS

Augmented Reality Makes Car’s Front End ‘Disappear’

Intelligent visual tech developed by Kyocera creates an optical illusion suggesting the front elements of an auto are totally transparent when seen from the interior.

Autonomy Artificial Intelligence

Thermal-Sensor Developer Looks for Boost From Tougher AEB Testing

AdaSky believes its night-vision sensor can make pedestrian-crash-avoidance technology work more reliably. A push in the right direction from regulators and other testers could help convince automakers.

Autonomy ADAS

NXP Launches Next-Gen Radar

The new sensor suite is scalable from basic forward-sensing applications to more sophisticated high-definition 4D radar, accommodating everything from entry-level ADAS features to fully automated Level 4-5 technology.

Autonomy ADAS

Radar Developer Lunewave Draws $7 Million in Initial Investment Round

The U.S.-based start-up also adds two auto-industry veterans to its board of directors.

ADAS Autonomous Vehicles

High-Res Digital Mapping Supports AV Rollout

Mauro Rossi, director-advanced technology platforms at Ontario-based Communitech, says automakers would be able to download data from these open-source maps for their own autonomous-vehicle operating systems.


New ZF Plant Producing Cameras to Augment ADAS

The Częstochowa facility produces advanced electronic components for light vehicles, including S-Cam 4.8 cameras, described by ZF as the first-ever monocular cameras to offer the capability of a 100-degree horizontal field of view.


Waymo, Daimler AV Tie-Up Could Be Juggernaut in CV Market

The combination of Daimler’s trucks and brands with Waymo’s driverless technology vaults the pair to the forefront of the AV commercial-vehicle sector.

Commercial Vehicles Autonomy

Continental Buys Stake in Lidar Developer AEye

Continental says it will utilize AEye’s lidar technology and industrialize the sensor to deliver a fully automotive-grade product, with the first series application scheduled for the end of 2024.


Lunewave Says Nearing Next Phase With Unique Radar Sensor

The developer has just completed a new round of funding and says it is on the verge of a deal with a Tier 1 supplier to produce and market its Luneberg-based radar for applications as early as 2022.

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Our team of analysts and researchers keeps close tabs on the latest trends in autonomy. We compile market data internationally, stay current on policy and regulations, offer detailed forecasts of ADAS technology and AV adoption, as well as track developments in the global autonomous-vehicle ecosystem.

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