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BMW Announces Solid-State LiDAR System For Self-Driving Vehicles

BMW announced it will use solid-state LiDAR system for the company’s self-driving vehicles, which they plan to put into production by 2021. Israeli startup, Innoviz Technologies, along with Magna, will provide the technology that utilizes solid-state LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors with computer vision technology. The BMW contract is one of the first in the automotive...

Jaguar Land Rover To Test Cars That See Through Obstacles

Jaguar Land Rover is leading project “AutopleX” to develop self-driving cars that have the ability “see” at blind points and through obstacles. AutopleX will aim to use technology to deliver information earlier to self-driving vehicles allowing communication with road users and detection of obstacles when no direct view is available. This should allow the vehicles to safely merge...

BMW Opens Campus to Develop Autonomous Vehicles

BMW recently opened an autonomous driving campus in Bavaria, allowing a centralization of development of fully automated driving. Fifteen months ago, BMW decided to pool together its development resources in the fields of vehicle connectivity and highly and fully automated driving at a single location, according to a BMW announcement. The campus will house more than 1,500 employees and...