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Sky Hopper’s Autonomous Electric Flying Drone is Capable of Carrying 100kg Cargo

Sky Hopper UAV Electric Drone Capable of Carrying 100kg future urban logistic rural sustainable unmanned aerial electric vehicle

A group of entrepreneurial UK engineers has plans to build a mid-mass logistics drone for global markets. The system will be aimed initially at remote and isolated communities, but is planned to be fully capable of near urban operations in due course. The UAV system, called Sky Hopper®, is an electrically powered tri fan design to be constructed at Prestwick in the

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Delphi Partners with Innoviz Technologies to Provide High-Performance LiDAR Solutions for Autonomous Vehicles

Delphi Partners with Innoviz Technologies to Provide High-Performance LiDAR Solutions for Autonomous Vehicles

GILLINGHAM, England and KFAR SABA, Israel, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) announced today it has signed a commercial partnership agreement with Innoviz Technologies, a leading Israeli-based company developing LiDAR technology for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Innoviz’s proprietary LiDAR sensing solutions will be integrated into Delphi’s systems to provide automakers with a comprehensive portfolio of autonomous driving technologies. Innoviz LiDAR

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Tech Startup Tapping into Ride-sharing Advertising Space

RidePlay TV Tech Company Tapping into Ride-sharing ride-hailing Advertising Space Uber Lyft

Ride-sharing tech firm promises a nationwide play for the right investor A group of San Diego tech entrepreneurs believe with the right partner, their platform will be able to quickly monetise the ride-sharing advertising space.   The Back Seat Advertisement With proven technology, and beta program complete, RIDEPLAY tv is now servicing advertisers and paying ride-sharing drivers by the mile.  The fully functional platform is equipped

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TomTom and Baidu Join Forces to Develop Unified High Definition Maps for Autonomous Driving

TomTom and Baidu Join Forces to Develop Unified High Definition Maps for Autonomous Driving HD autonomous vehicle unified standard

Move to global standard in high definition maps to accelerate future of driving. BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baidu Create AI Developer Conference, Beijing, China – TomTom (TOM2) and Baidu (BIDU) announced today that they have joined forces to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving. Their collaboration on the development of a global HD map service combines TomTom and Baidu’s expertise in HD

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Hybrid Air Freighters Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships

Hybrid Air Freighters Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships Hybrid Enterprises LMH-1

PARIS, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hybrid Air Freighters (HAF) signed a Letter of Intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Hybrid Airships, at a total value of approximately $500 million. HAF is working with Hybrid Enterprises, the exclusive reseller of Lockheed Martin’s Hybrid Airships, to finalize the purchase agreement. With significant logistics and aviation experience, Paris-based HAF was established specifically to

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Canada Partners China in Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Urban Transit Vehicle Development

Canada Partners China in Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Urban Transit Vehicle Development hydrogenics Blue-G Yixing electric auto

The Government of Canada is committed to deepening its trade relationship with China, creating benefits for Canadians while helping China curb pollution and meet its climate change objectives.  June 8, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, witnessed the signing of a US$50 million purchase and licensing agreement between Toronto’s Hydrogenics Corporation and China’s Blue-G New Energy Science & Technology

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TomTom Bosch Announces Radar Localisation Map Layer for Autonomous Driving

TomTom Bosch Announces Radar Localisation Map Layer for Autonomous Driving Radar Road Signature

TomTom (TOM2) and Bosch today announced the creation of an HD map with integrated Radar Road Signature layer for the localisation of vehicles in autonomous driving. The Radar Road Signature layer will allow automated vehicles to determine their exact location on a road down to a few centimeters, working in conjunction with the TomTom HD Map.   Bosch Radar Tech

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Ola-Google launches Progressive Web App to Expand Ride-hailing Reach across India

Ola-Google launches Progressive Web App to Expand Ride-hailing Reach across India connectivity urban mobility

the first ride-hailing app in the APAC region that is using PWA technology This positions Ola uniquely for long-term, transformational growth in important secondary cities across India, enabling platform access to millions of more users. Bangalore, India – 18 May, 2017 – Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, today announced the launch of its Progressive Web App (PWA), a lightweight

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Lilium Celebrates Successful Test Flight of World’s First Electric VTOL Jet

Lilium Celebrates Successful Test Flight of World First Electric VTOL Jet on-demand ride-sharing ride-hailing air taxi

Unveils 5 seater model for use as on-demand air taxi. Lilium Jet, the first zero-emission electric plane capable of Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), has completed a series of rigorous flight tests in the skies above Germany. The two-seater prototype executed a range of complex manoeuvres, including its signature mid-air transition from hover mode to wing-borne forward flight. Lilium is

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Airbus Helicopters Partners SingPost to test Autonomous Air Drone Delivery

Airbus Helicopters Partners SingPost to test Skyways Autonomous Air Drone Delivery

Singapore, Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) as its logistics partner for the innovative Skyways parcel delivery project. The announcement was made two days ago at the inaugural Rotorcraft Asia exhibition taking place in Singapore. Airbus Helicopters’ Skyways parcel delivery is an experimental project to develop a safe and economically viable aerial unmanned parcel delivery system for use

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