Safety and People First on World Safety Day

Although the moniker for the World Safety Summit On Autonomous Technology is a great descriptor of the conference held on October 2nd at Levi Stadium in the heart of Silicon Valley, the overarching theme was about people. Sure, there were autonomous vehicle technology stalwarts, like Intel, Nvidia, and Cruise (GM) and start-ups like Voyage, AutonomouStuff, and Local Motors, but even they emphasized […]

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Aurora Acquires Blackmore to Leverage Doppler Lidar

It looks like Blackmore could not say no the offer from Aurora, a Canadian autonomous vehicle start-up that recently raised $530 million in Series B funding. From an article in Wired. In the race to develop a technology that, at its root, is about teaching robots how to understand their surroundings, Aurora just bought itself a fresh set of eyeballs. […]

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