Toposens to Reduce Size of 3D Sensors, Preps for Use in Autonomous Cars

  • Emma Sandler
  • April 5, 2017
Toposens is working on bringing its 3D ultrasound sensors down to the size of a U.S quarter within three months to ready it for more finite purposes — including for use in small autonomous vehicles, Mobility Buzz has learned. The Munich, Germany-based company works in the automotive, consumer electronics, and people analytics sectors, and it previously worked […]

P2P Rideshare to Utilize Blockchain for Digital Payments

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 3, 2017
Blockchain technology is spreading into the auto industry, offering up several use-cases from auto financing to supply chain tracking. And now the distributed ledger technology will be used for ridesharing, to allow drivers and riders to securely share information through decentralized networks, eliminating intermediaries. Pool My Ride, a startup peer-to-peer rideshare, will utilize blockchain technology […]

Uber Restarts Autonomous Car Tests After Arizona Crash

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 28, 2017
Uber put its self-driving cars back on the road yesterday, just three days after one of its cars was involved in a crash in Tempe, Ariz. But despite the short setback in autonomous testing, the crash will not affect Uber’s self-driving partnership with Daimler AG. In January, Daimler struck an agreement with Uber to include […]

Navigant Reveals Companies Leading the Pack in Autonomous Cars

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 10, 2017
Autonomous driving has been a long-term goal for the auto industry for decades. But only recently have self-driving vehicles started to become a realistic objective for automakers and autonomous tech developers. So who is leading the pack? According to Navigant Research, the answer includes Nissan, Daimler, General Motors, Ford, and Waymo — among others. Navigant is […]

3 Startups Powering Autonomous Cars

  • Emma Sandler
  • February 28, 2017
For every Waymo, Uber, or OEM working on autonomous vehicles, there are dozens of startups providing the underlying technology to make autonomy possible. Mobility Buzz took a look at some of the most cutting-edge companies involved in high-definition mapping, artificial intelligence, and centimeter-accurate positioning, which will all play crucial and specific roles in advancing autonomous tech. Here are […]
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