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NVIDIA: Drive PX Pegasus AI Computer Powers Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles

NVIDIA introduced its Drive PX Pegasus AI computer that it claims can power Level 5 autonomous vehicles. Will Pegasus help show a path to production for the automakers and tech companies working on fully autonomous vehicles?
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Could a Volkswagen-Like Scandal Happen to Self-Driving Cars?
By Brad Templeton · 6 October, 2015 • It’s not too surprising companies might cheat to improve the bottom line, especially when they convince themselves they won’t get caught. What does the recent Volkswagen scandal mean for self-driving cars? Brad Templeton explains.
Watch: Robot Taxi Trials Coming to Japan
By Steve Crowe · 2 October, 2015 • Robot Taxi will test its self-driving cabs on public roads in Japan beginning early in 2016, taking passengers on two miles trips. The company hopes to commercialize the service by 2020.
A Quick History of AI: Infographic
By Steve Crowe · 2 October, 2015 • Artificial intelligence has come a long way since Alan Turing created a standard for what determined a machine to be intelligent in the 1950s. This infographic shows how AI has changed throughout the years.
8 Reasons Self-Driving Cars Are a Cyclist’s Best Friend
By Steve Crowe · 2 October, 2015 • Most drivers are in such a hurry they don't pay any attention to the most exposed commuters on city streets: cyclists. Here's why cyclists are better off in a world without human drivers.
Watch: Yutong Self-Driving Bus Takes 20-Mile Ride in China
By Steve Crowe · 29 September, 2015 • A Yutong self-driving bus just completed a 20-mile intercity drive in Zhengzhou, driving through regular traffic without any human assistance. The bus hit a top speed of 68 km/h, passed 26 traffic lights and was able to change lanes without any problem.
Is Pay-Per-Mile Insurance the Answer for Self-Driving Cars?
By Steve Crowe · 15 September, 2015 • Most auto insurance companies are unprepared for the arrival of self-driving cars. Metromile, however, is a firm that charges based on how much you use your car and could reflect how auto insurance will work in the era of self-driving cars.
LIDAR Hacks Fairly Unlikely Attacks on Self-Driving Cars
By Brad Templeton · 14 September, 2015 • To attack a self-driving car's LIDAR system, the hacker needs to physically be near the car and a solid object needs to be in front of the car. As Brad Templeton explains, other sensors in self-driving cars can more easily be compromised.
Honda Self-Driving Cars OK’d for California Roads
By RT Staff · 11 September, 2015 • The state of California has given permission to Honda to test self-driving cars on public roads. The Japanese car maker also has a self-driving car testing facility in Concord, Calif., where these cars get a test run before on-road testing.
Can This Robot Monkey Help Search & Rescue Operations?
By RT Staff · 11 September, 2015 • A robotic monkey controlled with interface technology could give search and rescue machines of the future human intelligence.
Steve Wozniak: Self-Driving Cars Make Sense for Apple
By Steve Crowe · 9 September, 2015 • Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, says self-driving cars will be a huge market, which is why it makes sense for Apple to pursue the category.
Drunk Man Arrested for Kicking Pepper Robot
By Steve Crowe · 8 September, 2015 • Police arrested 60-year-old Kiichi Ishikawa at a SoftBank store in Japan for "allegedly kicking a Pepper robot in a fit of rage." The Pepper robot now moves more slowly, and its internal processor may be damaged.
Exoskeleton, Spinal Stimulation Help Paralyzed Man Voluntarily Control Legs
By RT Staff · 8 September, 2015 • Mark Pollock was paralyzed in 2010 after falling from a second-story window. Today, with the help of an Ekso Bionics exoskeleton and spinal stimulation, he can voluntarily assist the exoskeleton while taking steps.
Rodney Brooks: AI Systems “Very Narrow Tools”
By Steve Crowe · 4 September, 2015 • Rodney Brooks, co-founder of iRobot and founder, chairman and CTO of Rethink Robotics, says AI systems "don't have the intentionality, really, even of an insect, let a lone a small mammal. People hear AI and they think they're these smart machines with wants and desires and capabilities. They don't have any of that. I wish they did, but that's not what we've been able to do in the last, really, 55 years of AI research."
Self-Driving Golf Carts Test Skills in Singapore
By Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office · 4 September, 2015 • Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology conduct experiment at a public garden in which self-driving golf carts ferried 500 tourists around winding paths trafficked by pedestrians, bicyclists, and the occasional monitor lizard.
You Should Be More Scared of Smartphones Than Robots
By Steve Crowe · 3 September, 2015 • Gill Pratt, one of the top roboticists in the world, says people should not fear robots because they have legs. He says you should be more worried about all the data you carry around on your cellphone, and who has access to it.

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