By Raphael Gindrat Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios For the most part, the hype surrounding AVs has focused on the cars: how safe they are, when they’ll arrive, whether they’ll work. But less attention has been paid to how these vehicles will work together as fleets — often shared along the model of ride-hailing services —…
Here’s who humans would kill By Carolyn Y. Johnson October 24, 2018 A massive experiment asked users who a self-driving car should save — or not — in various ethical dilemmas. (Moral Machine/MIT) Imagine this scenario: the brakes fail on a self-driving car as it hurtles toward a busy crosswalk. A homeless person and…
Last week, the United Sates Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced they will be replacing the claim construction standard applied during inter partes review (IPR) and other proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Up until now, in a PTAB proceeding, claims of an unexpired patent have been given their “broadest reasonable…
As the intelligence quotient of homes pushes higher, demand soars for related products. To keep pace, designers need low-cost simple solutions for their designs, such as MCU/radio combo chips.
Drive.ai — a startup developing an on-demand autonomous shuttle service — is based in Silicon Valley, but it has deployed its first vans in Texas, drawn in by the state’s favorable regulations. Without a national regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles, states have become laboratories not just for the technology itself, but also for the…
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