Civil Maps Secures OEM Partners for New Localization Platform

  • Emma Sandler
  • April 3, 2017
Civil Maps, a developer of cognition systems for autonomous vehicles, has already secured new OEM partnerships, just one month after publicly announcing its AtlasDevKit platform for localization, Mobility Buzz has learned. Civil Maps’ cognition system — an AI system that allows a car to understand or see its surroundings — enables autonomous vehicles to crowdsource high-definition, machine-readable dynamic […]

Ford Backs Startup Autonomic, Pursues Investments in Mobility Services

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 16, 2017
Ford Motor Co. invested in startup autonomous software company Autonomic, just one month after investing $1 billion in Argo AI. But artificial intelligence and autonomous software are not the only investment interests for the automaker. Ford will “aggressively pursue” opportunities in the mobility-as-a-service marketplace, Alan Hall, Ford’s communications manager for mobility technology, autonomous vehicles, research […]