New technology vital to the future protection of our forests, says drone expert Garbett

“World leaders must look towards drone technology as a solution, not a problem, when attempting to solve the decline of the world’s forests as governments are forced to act over climate change before it is too late.”

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Big data investments in the car industry to grow 16% in next four years, says SNS Research

A new automotive industry research report released by SNS Research forecasts a 16% growth (CAGR) in big data investments over the next four years. The report is out now and totals 501 pages with 99 Tables and figures.

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Harnessing IoT data from the edge to the cloud and back

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) offers the potential to dramatically improve many tasks as diverse as preventative maintenance for electronic appliances to smart traffic lights to help reduce congestion.

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Cepton announces next-generation LiDAR solution for autonomous vehicles

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial and mapping applications, unveiled its Vista LiDAR sensor at the annual NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, with immediate availability for the autonomous vehicle market.

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Spirent expands Paignton’s high-tech research laboratories

Spirent Communications plc., the provider in GPS and other Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) testing solutions, announced the opening of new research laboratories to develop systems to be used in future devices and applications.

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A battle looms among $2.5bn LIDAR market suppliers and tech, says IHS Markit

The current generation of automated functions — automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane keep assistance — rely largely on cameras, radars and ultrasonic sensors.

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The sensors best suited to autonomous cars

Future generations of cars will pack in more sensors and processing technology than ever before, with cameras, radar and lidar all featuring heavily and making it possible for cars to actually drive themselves.

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Infineon acquires Innoluce BV to enhance automated and connected driving technologies

Microelectronics is a vital technology for automated and connected driving, and this lies behind Infineon Technologies AG’s acquisition of 100% of Innoluce BV, a fabless semiconductor company. Innoluce is headquartered in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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Bright Box launches self-driving car with neural network

A European vendor of connected-vehicle applications like Nissan Smart Car app in Middle East, and KIA Remoto app in Russia, announced the launch of a self-driving car solution with a neural network trained through computer games as well as real-life examples.

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HERE maps London for autonomous vehicles

Location cloud company, HERE, has mapped London in preparation for autonomous cars, as vehicle manufacturers plan to start trialling driverless vehicles on UK public roads as early as 2017.

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