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Gartner
Autonomous vehicle market growing at rapid rate, Gartner states
Gartner states that by 2023 more than 740,000 autonomous-ready vehicles will be added to the global market. Gartner’s predicted figure of exactly 745,705 units is significantly up from 137,129 units in 2018.
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Self-driving cars
UK tackles mapping challenges for self-driving vehicles
Great Britain is taking charge on developing global standards for high-definition mapping essential for the safe deployment of self-driving and autonomous vehicles.
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Uber
Volvo and Uber team up to deliver self-driving vehicle
Uber and Volvo Cars entered a joint engineering agreement in 2016 and have since developed several prototypes aimed at accelerating the companies' self-driving car development. 
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Internet of Things
Fujitsu aims to bring advanced mobility services to global automakers
"Our collaboration with Autonomic exemplifies how co-creation can help us achieve our vision to create a human-centric intelligent society."
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Capgemini
People are tired of driving – bring on the autonomous cars
A new study has found that consumer preference for riding in self-driving cars is set to double within the next five years.
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NVIDIA
How Cognata and NVIDIA enable autonomous vehicle simulation
“Cognata and NVIDIA are creating a robust solution that will efficiently and safely accelerate autonomous vehicles’ market entry."
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NVIDIA
NVIDIA’s virtual proving ground for validating autonomous vehicles
The cloud-based platform enables millions of miles to be driven in virtual worlds across a broad range of scenarios.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI research looks to insect and rodent brains for some big answers
The easiest way to do it is to learn how minds do it and then reverse engineer it. It’s a no-brainer.
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Internet of Things
Huawei expands IoT and AI solutions for the enterprise
Huawei has announced a range of new products for the intelligent edge aiming to help enterprises with their digital transformation journeys.
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Artificial Intelligence
Self-driving cars are cool, but what about the self-driving data centre?
Pure Storage's regional vice president discusses how a self-driving data centre is self-managing, optimising, and restoring - much cooler than a car.
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Artificial Intelligence
What we can learn from the car’s journey to AI
A quick rundown of the history of computers and cars and the lessons we can learn about coming out on top.
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New Zealand
New self-driving vehicle tech set to make roundabouts safer
A new autonomous driving research project may help reduce the number of accidents NZ roundabouts in the future according to a local spokesperson.
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Cartech
HAVAL reveals a new plug-in hybrid car
HAVAL has previewed its first plug-in hybrid ahead of its official reveal.
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NVIDIA
GTC18 - What we can gain from a fully simulated Australia
ChannelLife sat down with Professor John Taylor, a local titan of GPU-powered research, to ask about how GPU tech is going to change this country.
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Artificial Intelligence
GTC18 - The unrelenting optimism of Jensen Huang
Jensen Huang seems to genuinely want to save the world and thinks that he may just have the answers.
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Artificial Intelligence
GTC18 - NVIDIA simulation will take self-driving car testing off road
NVIDIA is taking autonomous vehicle testing into the cloud with photorealistic simulation, aiming for a safer way to make self-driving cars a reality.
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Uber
Self-driving car accident claims the life of a pedestrian
According to University of Auckland senior lecturer Paul Ralph, It's critical to keep these things in perspective.
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Christchurch
Self-piloted electric air taxi undergoes testing in Christchurch
Zephyr Airworks unveiled the world’s first self-piloted electric air taxi in Christchurch where the technology is being tested.
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Cartech
The new chip that enables AI processing for autonomous cars
Renesas Electronics announced its new R-Car V3H system-on-chip that delivers high computer vision performance and AI processing.
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Cartech
Jaguar Land Rover backs self-driving taxi startup
Jaguar Land Rover has invested US$4.1 million in self-driving taxi service Voyage.
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Cartech
Intel continues to push towards full vehicle autonomy in 2018
Mobileye’s new fourth-generation EyeQ system-on-chip will play a crucial role in the delivery of a driverless future...
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Cartech
Volvo lets 100 families to test fully autonomous vehicles
A world first autonomous driving initiative has launched which will ultimately see 100 families testing fully autonomous vehicles...
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Cartech
Jaguar starts testing its autonomous vehicle
The trials will explore how future connected and autonomous vehicles can replicate human behaviour and reactions when driving...
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Toyota
Toyota to bring self-driving cars to the market by 2020
“To achieve a society where mobility means safety, efficiency and freedom, Toyota is constantly seeking out the latest technology..."