Self-Driving Dream Eludes Yet Again As Starsky Robotics Shuts Down

Last week, Starsky Robotics, a San Francisco based company that makes driverless trucks, announced that it is shutting down its operations as they have failed to find investors. Starsky’s CEO, Stefan Seltz-Axmacher, explained in his blog, which led to this…

After Apple, Facebook Unveiled It’s Enhanced Self-Play Algorithm For Autonomous Cars

Standard Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning (MARL) methods usually concentrate on the self-play (SP) setting where the strategies are being constructed by playing the game with themselves repeatedly. However, there may occur an error in some cases such as autonomous driving cars,…

Top 10 Popular Datasets For Autonomous Driving Projects

Since a few years, organisations have been investing heavily in the autonomous driving space. The reason behind this spending is expected to reshape the ways of the transport network in a positive way. According to reports, the global autonomous vehicle…

How The Trend Of Passenger-Aware Cars Is Overtaking Self-Driving Vehicles

When someone mentions Artificial Intelligence and cars together, the first thing that pops in mind is self-driving cars. With giants like Google, Uber and now Apple, showing their interest in self-driving cars and letting the public know that these ‘cars…

Full Autonomy In Sight As Tesla Acquires DeepScale, A Computer Vision Startup

Word on the street is that Tesla has now equipped its ever-growing tech-arsenal in the form of DeepScale. This UC Berkeley computer vision startup has proved their mettle last year with their work on SqueezeNet and Carver 21. The news…

10 Tech Giants Who Are Leading The R&D In Autonomous Driving

Image Source: digiato.com The future is clearly racing towards an era of autonomous cars. Not only the traditional car-makers, investors, startups but renowned tech companies are also dipping their fingers into autonomous car R&D. Research has suggested that the self-driving…

Understanding The Artificial Intelligence Taxonomy And Its Ecosystem

The term artificial intelligence has acquired immense popularity in the past few years. A number of applications today have incorporated AI. This technology is going to take us far in the world, and will also overtake us in a lot…

Computer Vision Researchers Are Using Blobs To Count Objects

With computer vision gaining ground in business applications, advanced computer vision methods are gaining strides in a range of industries — from healthcare to medical imaging and automotive sector. While it is widely leveraged for self-driving cars, face recognition applications…

What Happened To Self-Driving Cars? Why Are They Not On The Roads Yet?

The road to using fully-automated vehicles is long and complicated. Every year car companies like Nissan, Toyota and Mercedes, among others, flock to auto shows to show off their self-driving concepts cars. But not a single car company has had…

Should Robots Be Granted Rights? Where Does Humanity Lie?

What is conscience? The Oxford English Dictionary defines the philosophers’ favourite locution as, “The part of your mind that tells you whether your actions are right or wrong.” While this article isn’t intended to be an English lesson, this term…

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