Automotive News

  1. The Driverless Car Revolution Creates Massive Opportunities For Optics
    4/9/2018

    “Perception is everything,” or so the saying goes. Indeed, technologically enabled perception — and the software required to make sense of the resultant data — is the vehicle to safe, reliable autonomous driving. And the optics industry holds the keys.

  2. Self-Driving Cars Could Use Lasers To See Around Blind Corners
    3/8/2018

    Stanford University researchers have developed a laser-based system that can reproduce images of objects hidden from view. The technology can be used to enhance the safety of self-driving vehicles, as well as applied to serve other functions.

  3. Where Is Autonomous Mobility Going In Such A Hurry?
    2/26/2018

    Autonomous mobility’s progress has been achieved in fits and starts, though the past few years have seen accelerated development in its enabling technologies.

  4. SPIE's AR/VR/MR All-Day Conference Delivers Immersive Experience
    2/12/2018

    After feasting on a full day of insight from some of the most prominent names in altered and virtual reality technologies, attendees were treated to a panel discussion that assembled pioneers in the space, asking them to muse on its past, present, and future.

  5. Scientists Achieve High Power With New Smaller Laser
    1/22/2018

    An international team of scientists has produced the first high-powered, randomly polarised laser beam with a "Q switch" laser, which typically emits pulses of light so brief that they're measured in nanoseconds.

  6. BYTON To Launch All-New Intelligent Electric Vehicle At CES
    1/2/2018

    BYTON's all-new smart intuitive vehicle will make its global debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, U.S.A. on January 7, 2018. A next generation smart device, the car is uniquely built for the coming era of truly shared, smart mobility and autonomous driving.

  7. LG Electronics, Here Technologies Partner On Next-Gen Telematics For Autonomous Vehicles
    12/27/2017

    LG Electronics (LG) is partnering with HERE Technologies (HERE), a global provider of digital mapping and location services, to offer a next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles.

  8. LeddarTech To Showcase First 3D Solid-State LiDAR IC For Autonomous Driving At CES 2018
    12/5/2017

    At CES 2018—from January 9 to 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada—LeddarTech will be presenting the LeddarCore LCA2, the industry's first 3D solid-state LiDAR (SSL) integrated circuit (IC) enabling mass production of automotive LiDARs, in the Leddar Ecosystem pavilion.

  9. Ford's Argo AI Buys LiDAR Startup Princeton Lightwave
    11/2/2017

    Ford-controlled Argo AI has acquired New Jersey-based Princeton Lightwave, a developer of LiDAR (light detection and ranging) cameras and sensors for autonomous driving vehicles, for an undisclosed amount.

  10. GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces New Automotive Platform For Connected Cars
    10/12/2017

    GLOBALFOUNDRIES today unveiled AutoPro™, a new platform designed to provide automotive customers a broad set of technology solutions and manufacturing services that minimize certification efforts and speed time-to-market.