Computer Vision, 6/10 – Registration Open

Computer Vision is the junction of image acquisition (ex: cameras) and the computer power that can make sense of the images coming from the cameras. Using Computer Vision (CV), systems can make some kind of sense of their world, which is in turn used to help machines operate in that world. For our purposes, CV is the creation of usable 3D models and recognition of the objects in that model for the purposes of ADAS or autonomous cars. [Read more…]

Heads! Executive Consultancy Appoints Mark Webster as Global Practice Co-Leader of Smart Car Vehicle Practice

San Francisco, CA, May 5, 2016 (Newswire.com) – ​​Responding to overwhelming demand from clients within the worldwide smart car vehicle ecosystem, Global Advisory and Executive Search firm Heads! Executive Consultancy announced today Mark Webster’s appointment as Global Practice Co-Leader of a new Smart Car Vehicle Practice, located in their San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. [Read more…]

TomTom extends HD Map coverage with California & Nevada

TomTom extends HD Map coverage with California & Nevada

DETROIT, Mich.–TomTom (TOM2) today announces the launch of its High Definition (HD) Map and RoadDNA products covering all interstates and highways in Nevada, and extending California coverage to include all highways, in addition to the interstates launched in January. By delivering both the highly accurate border-to-border model of the road, and a highly optimised lateral and longitudinal view of the roadway, TomTom enables localisation and manoeuvre planning that is critical for autonomous driving. [Read more…]

Ford Smart Mobility LLC Established to Develop, Invest in Mobility Services

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DEARBORN, Mich.-Ford Motor Company is announcing today the creation of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a new subsidiary formed to design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services. Jim Hackett, former Steelcase vice chairman and CEO, is leaving his position on the Ford Board of Directors to serve as chairman of the new subsidiary. [Read more…]