Tag "autonomous vehicle"

Airbus’ self-flying car successfully completes its first test

By : CIOL Writers

Airbus announced that it has successfully completed testing of Vahana, an electric, pilotless flying vehicle that it hopes will be able to ferry people around cities. The vehicle dubbed Alpha One reached a height of 5 meters (16 feet) before descending safely.

Ford files patent for an autonomous Robocop car

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Ford has filed a patent for an autonomous police car. The patent, first spotted by Motor1, describes an autonomous police vehicle that would be able to detect infractions performed by another vehicle, either on its own or in conjunction with surveillance cameras and/or road-side

Udacity announces Nanodegree- a program for flying cars

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Online education company Udacity has opened applications for the Flying Car Nanodegree Program. The program aims to move beyond remote-controlled drones to autonomous or self-flying ones. People interested in the program can apply until February 7, 2018. The program will include two

Intel and Warner Bros. partner to develop immersive experiences for autonomous vehicles

USA: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Intel announced a collaboration with Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous vehicle (AV) settings. “Called the AV Entertainment Experience, we are creating a first-of-its-kind proof-of-concept car to demonstrate what entertainment

Baidu announces $1.5B fund for self-driving car startups

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Chinese search engine giant Baidu has announced a $1.5 billion fund, named the Apollo Fund, to back autonomous driving tech startups. The plan is to invest in over 100 projects as Baidu seeks to enhance the self-driving car tech it started working on in

Mahindra & Mahindra unveils India’s first driverless tractor

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India’s largest tractor company Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), on Tuesday, showcased its first-ever indigenously developed driverless tractor. We have heard enough about self-driving cars and trucks that have already hit roads in many parts of the world. Now, it’s time

Wipro, Excelfore partner to offer connectivity solutions for autonomous vehicles

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro and Excelfore, the middleware solutions provider for Smart Mobility Networks have announced a global partnership to offer secure connectivity solutions for next generation smart and autonomous vehicles. This partnership combines Excelfore’s Smart Mobility Networks solutions with Wipro’s

Autonomous vehicles was the most eye-catching tech innovation of 2016: Yahoo

By : CIOL Writers

It’s December, the time of the year when Yahoo brings you a review of all the year’s top trends, happenings and events which caught the imagination of Internet users in the country. 2016 has been an eventful year that witnessed