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"Thermal Cameras from FLIR Systems Will Soon Boost Pedestrian Safety"
All of the leaders in autonomy are evaluating FLIR's thermal cameras, according to the company. Wide scale adoption will start with robotaxis and ADAS features such as automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection. Appears in November 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Top Hirers for Autonomous Vehicle Jobs in the U.S."
The employment search site Indeed shared some of its data on autonomous vehicle engineering job postings. Appears in November 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Hella KGaA Hueck & Co."
Long recognized for its automotive lighting products, Hella is now focusing its product development strategy on two key applications: ADAS/autonomous driving and electrification. Appears in October 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Robert Siegel on Navigating Auto Industry Disruption "
The Stanford B-School lecturer and venture capitalist believes industry collaboration on autonomous vehicle safety is essential to launching a successful market for AV technology. Appears in October 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"A Conversation with Strategy Analytics' Ian Riches"
Vice President of Strategy Analytics' Global Automotive Practices shares his observations on vehicle architecture changes, vehicle networks, L3 automation and more. Appears in September 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"German Carmakers Call for Global AV Safety Standards"
Highlights from The Autonomous event recently held in Vienna. Appears in September 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"PEGASUS Develops Method to Assess Highly Automated Driving Functions"
The PEGASUS project has completed a model for assessing and proving how safe an AV will be on public roads. Appears in September 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Prospects Uncertain for Remote AV Operation"
When an autonomous vehicle gets stumped by an unfamiliar scenario, a human operator monitoring remotely can evaluate the problem and either take over or send the data the AV needs to continue. Appears in June 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"SmartDrive Has Massive Data Trove for AV Developers"
SmartDrive, in the business of providing video-based safety services for commercial fleets, records between 10 million and 20 million miles of data every day. Autonomous vehicle developers can access this data library for risk analysis, simulation and monitoring. Appears in April 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"NVIDIA, The Company Profile"
Nvidia's automotive business accounts for just 5.5% of sales, but it has been growing at nearly 37% per year. The DRIVE AGX platform will provide the bulk of automotive revenue by 2024. Appears in April 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Momentum Is Building for a Self-Driving Safety Standard"
A consortium of carmakers and suppliers are working on a safety-by-design approach to validating autonomous vehicle safety. Appears in April 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"The Coming Age of Automobility"
A conversation with Larry Burns, former head of R&D for GM and today an advisor to Waymo and Peloton on autonomous driving Appears in March 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Simulation Tools in the Critical Path to Self-Driving"
Autonomous vehicle developers need simulation tools to be able to prove to regulators that their AVs are safe. Challenges remain. Appears in March 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Aptiv, The Company Profile"
Aptiv is positioning itself as "the only provider of both the brain and the nervous system of the vehicle." OEMs are showing interest in Aptiv's Smart Vehicle Architecture. Appears in March 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"BMW's Elmar Frickenstein on Autonomous Driving"
With retirement pending, BMW's head of Fully Automated Driving and Driver Assistance looks back at his career and shares his thoughts on software and how the market for AVs will develop. Appears in February 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Aisin Seiki, The Company Profile"
Aisin Seiki, world leader in transmissions, is ramping up product development efforts in electrification, autonomous driving and connected cars. Appears in February 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Nvidia GPU Technology Conference, March 17-21, 2019"
Engineers and managers interested in Nvidia's AV and ADAS platforms should attend this conference in San Jose. Appears in February 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"WCP's Autonomous Vehicles Report"
Woodside Capital Partners takes a comprehensive look back at the global investment picture from 2015-2018. Appears in February 2019 newsletter. $65.00
"Intel Promotes Self-Driving Safety Standard Based Initially on RSS Model"
A global effort to develop an open, industry-wide safety standard for autonomous vehicles is gaining traction. Intel is contributing its Responsibility-Sensitive Safety (RSS) model. Baidu and Valeo are already on board. Appears in December 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"BrainChip to Sample Its Neuromorphic SoCs in Q3 2019"
Power-saving neuromorphic computing devices running neural-network inference engines in vehicles could be coming to market soon. Appears in December 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"The AV Safety Regulation Challenge"
Developers must first prove that autonomous vehicles are safe before regulators will address their use on public roads. The lack of standard regulations will delay widescale deployment. Appears in November 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Multicore SoCs Are Driving Cockpit and ADAS Integration"
Commonly used in infotainment, multicore SoCs are moving into the cockpit and ADAS domains enabling further integration. SoCs will be essential to centralized E/E architectures. Appears in November 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Seeing Machines Sees DMS Market Intensify"
The market for camera-based driver monitoring systems will heat up as semi-autonomous driving features proliferate. Euro NCAP safety requirements will also provide a boost. Australia's Seeing Machines is on the front lines. Appears in October 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"BMW Wants More Self-Driving Development Partners"
BMW is looking to add partners to its alliance to speed the development of an autonomous driving platform and reduce the investment required by the alliance members. Appears in October 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"China Speeds Ahead, According to Roland Berger Study"
No country is moving as aggressively as China in developing electric vehicle and autonomous driving technology, according to the German consultancy Roland Berger. Appears in October 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Radar Has More to Give"
While no big breakthroughs are on the horizon, radar will continue to evolve and play a key role in autonomous driving. Appears in September 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"TTTech Auto, The Company Profile"
With more than 24% annual growth in automotive sales over the last four years, TTTech spun off its automotive business as a separate company, TTTech Auto. Appears in September 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Elektrobit Automotive GmbH--Mini Profile"
A wholly owned subsidiary of Continental, and now merged with the former Argus Cyber Security, Elektrobit is sharpening its focus on developing and selling software as a product. Appears in July 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Egil Juliussen on Autonomous Vehicle Deployment"
Widely known and respected in the industry, Egil Juliussen directs automotive technology research for IHS Markit. Appears in July 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Regulation Bottlenecks Hinder Autonomous Driving Rollouts"
Global regulations for autonomous vehicles are years away from completion. Appears in March 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"HERE International, The Company Profile"
HERE's strategy extends well beyond HD maps. A host of new services and applications are in the works. Bosch and Continental are the newest investors. More investment from the tech community is welcome. Appears in March 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Magna International, The Company Profile"
Our first profile of Magna focuses on one of its new reporting segments, Power & Vision, which includes powertrain, electronics, closures, mirrors and lighting. Appears in February 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"Lidar Fever"
Consolidation in the crowded field of lidar developers is inevitable. While none has yet claimed market dominance, leaders are emerging. Appears in December 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Aptiv, Formerly Delphi, Leverages Its Autonomous Driving Activities"
Aptiv is moving its new mobility segment headquarters to Boston, co-locating with nuTonomy. Aptiv acquired the self-driving software startup in 2017. Appears in December 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Visteon, The Company Profile"
Visteon has adopted a platform-based development strategy driven by software. Going forward, the company will focus on four platforms: clusters, infotainment, domain controllers and autonomous driving. Appears in December 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Ford Hasn't Ruled Out L3 AD"
Ford doesn't yet see a compelling business case for L3, but it is researching L3 technology. Appears in December 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Nvidia Leading the Auto Industry into AI"
Multiple major carmakers have indicated they intend to base their future autonomous driving systems on Nvidia's DRIVE PX 2 AI technology. Appears in June 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Continental Automotive Group, The Company Profile"
Continental is transforming itself from a hardware supplier to a software and services specialist. Appears in June 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Mentor Graphics' DRS360 Level-5 Autonomous Driving Platform"
Mentor Graphics entered the crowded market for AD computers with a hardware/software platform built from scratch for Level 5. Appears in June 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Self-Driving Hype in Overdrive"
Intel's $15.3 billion purchase of Mobileye assumes the market for autonomous vehicles will mature sooner than it probably will. Appears in April 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Infrastructure Support for Autonomous Driving"
Connecting autonomous vehicles to smart infrastructure will undoubtedly contribute to increased safety on the road, but infrastructure improvements will come slowly. Appears in April 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Roland Berger Study: Israel's Automotive & Smart Mobility Industry"
Israeli tech companies with autonomous driving and smart mobility expertise are worth watching. Appears in April 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"BMW's Next Architecture"
Kai Barbehön provides more detail on BMW's forthcoming hierarchical E/E architecture. Appears in March 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Connected Car California"
At the upcoming Connected Car California conference, Paul Hansen will moderate a panel discussing autonomous driving. Panelists from Ford, Toyota, Peloton, Lextant and FASTR will participate. Appears in March 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Standardization Efforts on Autonomous Driving Safety Barely Under Way"
How safe is safe enough? The auto industry needs to work collectively to develop standards for safety-critical systems in autonomous vehicles. Appears in February 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"GENIVI and AGL Have Much in Common"
The GENIVI Alliance and the Automotive Grade Linux project have similar objectives and use a lot of the same software components in their platforms. Both could expand beyond IVI systems to autonomous driving applications. Appears in February 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"Delphi Automotive, The Company Profile"
Delphi is investing to expand its business in ADAS and autonomous driving systems. Today electrical distribution systems account for more than half of total sales. Appears in February 2017 newsletter. $65.00
"HERE to Begin Rollout of HD Live Map of Major Motorways in 2018"
HERE, now owned by Audi, BMW and Daimler, will introduce its cloud-based live mapping service in 2018. Appears in November 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Demand for Ultrasonic Sensors Still on the Rise"
New signal processing algorithms are improving ultrasonic sensor performance. Wider application in ADAS is coming. Appears in November 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Intel Corp., The Company Profile"
Intel's IoT Group is increasing its focus on the automotive market. Recent investments position Intel well to serve the industry as it moves closer to fully autonomous vehicles. Appears in November 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"UBS' New Era for Auto Tech Report Highlights"
The report details how connected cars, automated driving and electrification will disrupt the industry. Appears in November 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Detroit 3 EEs Consider Architectural Upgrades"
Top engineers from GM, Ford and FCA discuss what changes to expect in their next generation architectures. Appears in October 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Rethinking EDRs for Autonomous Vehicles"
Governments will likely require event data recorders in autonomous vehicles. Carmakers recognize the benefits. Appears in October 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Huge Highway Pilot Obstacles"
In creating safe Level 3 piloted expressway driving systems, getting the HMI right is proving more of a challenge than getting the robotics to function correctly. Appears in September 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"OTA Updates?Carmakers Proceeding Deliberately"
It will take carmakers at least another five years to implement the OTA capability Tesla started with in 2012. Some standards are emerging. Appears in September 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Cognitive Computing Is Next, Says IBM"
IBM offers carmakers cognitive computing solutions based on its cloud-based Watson platform. Nvidia is focused on artificial intelligence and sees AI as a key differentiator. Appears in July 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Bosch Mobility Solutions, The Company Profile"
Bosch Automotive Technology was renamed Mobility Solutions to emphasize its new focus on bringing cloud-supported services to the car. Appears in July 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Lidar Sensors to Complement Radar and Camera"
Lidar technology is maturing and cost is coming down, but high volume application of solid-state lidar sensors is still a decade away. Appears in March 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"Road Database: Highly Reliable, Low-Cost Maps for Autonomous Driving"
Continental and Ygomi are developing a machine-readable database that autonomous vehicles can use for accurate positioning under any conditions. Appears in February 2016 newsletter. $65.00
"TomTom, The Company Profile"
No longer pursuing new infotainment system business, TomTom's strategic focus in automotive is on connected navigation systems and components. Its new transactional mapmaking platform will be used to create highly accurate, real-time maps capable of supporting autonomous driving. Appears in November 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Autosar's Next Generation: The Adaptive Platform"
Rather than adding another version to the existing Autosar standard, the partnership is creating an all new Adaptive Platform to manage software complexity in future vehicles. Appears in October 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Connected Car Data Standards and Pools"
Multiple efforts are underway to develop common standards for collecting, sharing and using data produced by connected cars. Continuously updated, precision maps, required for autonomous driving, is one application for this swarm intelligence. Appears in September 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"5G Networks Coming to Autos, Possibly by 2025"
The speed and reliability of 5G networks in development promise to deliver big improvements in connected vehicle services and fully automated driving. Appears in July 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Google and Autonomous Driving: All or Nothing"
Google is not at all interested in making just another driver assist system. The goal is to launch fully autonomous vehicles. Appears in May 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Nissan Leads with Driver Assistance"
Nissan has been among the leaders in bringing advanced safety and driver assist systems to market. The carmaker is planning to roll out autonomous emergency braking throughout its line up, first in the Japanese market. Appears in April 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Fully Automated Driving on Expressways"
A major challenge to fully automated driving is the question of how to re-engage the driver when human control is required. Appears in March 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Audi Leads at CES 2015"
Audi showcased its piloted-driving concept vehicle in Las Vegas, after the car had driven itself and some journalists to CES from Palo Alto. Appears in December 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"Valeo, The Company Profile"
Valeo's strategy calls for a major focus on products that reduce CO2 emissions and products that enable intuitive driving. Appears in November 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"Audi's Ricky Hudi on What's Next"
Audi's top EE shares his thoughts on Ethernet, the German carmakers' progress on 48-volt systems and more. He also has advice on how suppliers can better serve Audi. Appears in June 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"BMW's Elmar Frickenstein on What's Next"
BMW's executive VP of E/E and driver experience weighs in on where he'd like to see suppliers making investments. He also discusses Genivi, software updates and Ethernet. Appears in June 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"Two Highlights from Ludwigsburg, 2014"
The Advances in Automotive Electronics conference in Ludwigsburg, Germany, delivered a wealth of informative presentations. Appears in June 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"Self-Driving Car Development Faces Huge Hurdles"
Carmakers are committed to investing in automated driving features but it will be a long time before the driver will be permitted to fully disengage. Legal and regulatory issues are likely the greatest challenges. Appears in September 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Conversation with Harald Kröger, Mercedes' VP for E/E and e-Drive"
Mr. Kröger discusses the new S-Class, standards and what he would like to see from suppliers. Appears in July 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Continental Automotive Group, The Company Profile"
This updated look at the world's third-largest auto parts supplier includes a section on the new products Continental has in development in its Interior and Chassis & Safety divisions. Appears in March 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Google's Self-Driving Cars Zoom In On the Future"
Google's cars show tremendous advancement in the state of the art of autonomous vehicle engineering. Appears in July 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Auto Industry Steps Toward Autonomous Driving"
The industry has already developed much of the technology required to implement fully autonomous vehicles, but getting them on the road will be a step-by-step process. Platooning capability could come in as little as five years. Appears in July 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Laser Sensor's Future Unclear"
Laser scanners like the Velodyne sensor used by Google and the DARPA Urban Challenge finishers in 2007 may not be needed for autonomous driving features in production vehicles. Appears in July 2011 newsletter. $65.00


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