Autonomous Vehicles

On the Road to Cleaner, Greener, and Faster Driving – With Some Help From AI

MIT researchers use artificial intelligence to help autonomous vehicles avoid idling at red lights. No one enjoys waiting at a…

4 months ago

Charting a Safe Course for an Autonomous Robot Through a Highly Uncertain Environment

A new technique has been developed to safely guide an autonomous robot without knowledge of its environmental conditions or the…

4 months ago

Color-Sorting Metalenses Boost Imaging Sensitivity for Smartphones and Autonomous Vehicles

Technology advance enables filter-free imaging sensors that are poised to improve low-light and fast imaging for smartphones and autonomous vehicles.…

10 months ago

Self-Driving Roboats – Developed at MIT – Set Sea in Amsterdam Canals

If you don’t get seasick, an autonomous boat might be the right mode of transportation for you. Scientists from MIT’s…

11 months ago

New MIT Algorithm Helps Robots Collaborate to Get the Job Done

Algorithm enables robot teams to complete missions, such as mapping or search-and-rescue, with minimal wasted effort. Sometimes, one robot isn’t…

1 year ago

Environmental Trade-Offs of Autonomous Vehicles: Convenience Will Likely Come at a Cost

Optimistic predictions expect reliable autonomous vehicles to be commercially available by 2030, at a time when mobility is undergoing a…

1 year ago

New Photon-Counting Camera With Record Speed and Resolution for 3D Image Capture

Megapixel image sensor could bring significant improvements to augmented reality and LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles. Researchers have developed the…

2 years ago

Photorealistic Simulation Engine Used to Train Driverless Cars Before They Hit the Road

Using a photorealistic simulation engine, vehicles learn to drive in the real world and recover from near-crash scenarios. A simulation…

2 years ago

Autonomous Vehicles Fooled by Phantom Images Projected From Drone [Video]

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have found that they can cause the autopilot…

3 years ago

Artificial Intelligence Can See Around Corners in Real Time

Detailed, fast imaging of hidden objects could help self-driving cars detect hazards. Researchers have harnessed the power of a type…

3 years ago

Your Car May Be Vulnerable to Cyberattacks – Even the Smartest of Smart Cars Have Issues

The emergence of smart cars has opened the door to limitless possibilities for technology and innovation – but also to…

3 years ago

Autonomous Robotic Boats Improve Environmental Sampling at Sea

Autonomous system improves environmental sampling at sea: Robotic boats could more rapidly locate the most valuable sampling spots in uncharted…

3 years ago

Smarter UAVs Fall Into Formation

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are getting smarter with the help of an international team of researchers. They developed a way…

3 years ago

Innovative AI From MIT Helps Delivery Robots Find the Front Door [Video]

Navigation method may speed up autonomous last-mile delivery. In the not too distant future, robots may be dispatched as last-mile…

3 years ago

New System Senses Tiny Changes in Shadows to Help Autonomous Vehicles See Around Corners

Helping autonomous vehicles see around corners: By sensing tiny changes in shadows, a new system identifies approaching objects that may…

3 years ago

System to Minimize Injury and Damage When Self-Driving Vehicles Crash

Engineers have developed decision-making and motion-planning technology to limit injuries and damage when self-driving vehicles are involved in unavoidable crashes.…

3 years ago

Self-Driving Vehicles a Reality Today With Optimus Ride’s Autonomous System

MIT startup’s unique approach to improving human mobility is helping it gain traction in a competitive landscape. Some of the…

3 years ago