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This page is a collection of notes and resources related to my interest in autonomous vehicles and self-driving cars.

My Blog Posts

My Notes

Relevant highlights

My Projects

  • The SnakeOil page for my previous work on the Simulated Car Racing championships and autonomous driving AI.

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C.A.R.

Resources

Organizations

  • http://www.auvsi.org/ - Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International - Expensive entry fee for a frightening mix of peaceful and weaponized AVs.

Websites

Video

Courses

Official Documentation

Books

Blog Posts

Data

Articles

Autonomous Test Facilities

Companies

A great article about who is hiring among AV companies and what they’re looking for.

Classic Automotive

Heavy

Silicon Valley

Not Silicon Valley

Pure Vapor

  • LeEco - Concept cars for AV. Supposed to be vapor.

  • Zoox ★ - "sorry kids, zoox is in stealth mode", Menlo Park, CA fully autonomous mobility service, competent, serious, working on a compact 4-seat vehicle, fleet, well-funded, 240 people (2017-05-28)

  • Tetravue - From their website: "Tetravue has recently secured 10 Million Dollars in a Series A round of funding from Robert Bosch Ventures, Nautilus Capital Partners, Samsung and Foxconn."

  • Apple ★ - NYT on Apple scaling back its vapor; the article uses the phrase "the lack of a clearly defined vision" which says it all.

  • Jaguar Land Rover - "doesn’t consider its customers as cargo". Fine, be that way. Oh look, starting to find religion now (with Lyft). And the slightest mention of a Range Rover as part of an Oxford Robotics Institute initiative called "Driven".

  • Microsoft

  • Nuro ★ - ? delivery? Brad says, "…well funded and plan to operate on streets rather than sidewalks." MtnView.

  • CarOne ★ - ????

  • Nullmax ★ - Null information on this.

  • Samsung ★ - No real information.

  • Apex.AI ★ - Entire web site: "Toward a world of seamless and safe autonomous mobility." Mountainview.

  • Gatik AI ★ - Entire web site: "Autonomous Vehicles (L4) for Urban Logistics". Sunnyvale.

Auto Industry Suppliers

Mapping

Brad on the topic of mapping. Obviously major players have in house mapping efforts (Waymo, Tesla, MobileEye).

Lidar

Autonomous Parking

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