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Intel and Mobileye partner with China’s SAIC on self-driving

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 Intel is making strides with its China business in the automotive and autonomous driving industry, with new partnerships announced today at CES 2018 with Chinese automaker SAIC, and also with the leading navigational map player in China, called Navinfo to integrate and localize REM data. These partnerships give Intel a key means of additional access in the Chinese market, which is a… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel launches motion capture studio in LA to bring cinematic VR to Hollywood studios

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 About 270 miles southwest from Las Vegas, where Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich is at CES unveiling his company’s latest developments, the lights are off in a massive studio space where many of those wonders are waiting to be used by the biggest names in Hollywood entertainment. Located in soundstage 25 of the MBS Media Campus in Manhattan Beach, Intel’s Immersive… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Glowforge is making materials that its laser cutters can automatically recognize

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 Laser cutting is fun. A lot of fun. You’re putting a thing into a box and firing friggin’ lasers at it to cut or etch whatever your heart desires. It’s a wonderful Venn diagram of science and fire that, if all goes well, ends up with you making something neat. With that said, it can be a bit challenging, particularly when you’re working with a new material for the… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel’s drone lightshow now works indoors

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 Remember Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show with the drones that made the light show? A scaled-down version of that system now works indoors, Intel says, making it perfect for conferences, Vegas shows and bar mitzvahs. These drones opened Intel’s CES keynote. A dozen or so took the stage and danced above a projected piano, playing a tune reminiscent of Tom Hanks’ performance… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel’s Mobileye will have 2 million cars on roads building HD maps in 2018

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 Intel and Mobileye are moving forward with the latter’s REM platform, an HD mapping solution that uses data collected by REM-capable vehicles on roads to build maps that can be used as a key ingredient in ADAS and autonomous driving systems. Mobileye, and Intel post-acquisition, have been setting the stage for REM mapping for a while now. It’s set now to turn on the styes and… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel sets the stage for new ‘Level 2+’ automated driving

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 Mobileye’s REM (road experiment management, in full) is going to help develop Level 4 and 5 vehicles eventually, yes, but Intel’s Dan Galves, Mobileye’s Chief Communications Officer, tells me that in the near-term it’ll have more interesting and immediate applications powering what he and Intel are calling ‘Level 2+” systems, which are semi-automated… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Fortem’s DroneHunter is now available to shoot down rogue drones

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 As drones increase in availability, more organizations and governments are looking for ways to protect assets from nefarious drones. Fortem has developed a system called DroneHunter that, well, hunts drones. Literally. DroneHunter involves detecting and then removing drones by shooting them down or capturing them with another drone. This is dogfighting with drones. The system uses radar to… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel CEO: Meltdown and Spectre patches will come to 90%+ of chips in the next week

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 With the microchip processing industry facing perhaps its biggest security scare in its history, the CEO of one of the world’s biggest chipmakers, Brian Krzanich of Intel, took to the stage at a keynote at CES to say a few words about the news before launching into his planned announcements covering areas like automotive, AI and entertainment. “I want to thank the industry for… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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SpaceX apparently lost the classified Zuma payload from latest launch

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 SpaceX’s latest rocket may have launched successfully – but the mission didn’t end as a win. The Zuma payload it was carrying, a mysterious classified piece of cargo for the U.S. government believed to be a spy satellite, was lost after it failed to separate from the second stage of the rocket after the first stage of the Falcon 9 separated as planned and returned to Earth.… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Watch Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s CES keynote live right here

January 9, 2018 Editor 0

 All eyes are on Intel CEO Brian Krzanich today. While the issue isn’t limited to Intel chips, the company has been under the spotlight for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Krzanich sold quite a few Intel shares back in November. And let’s just say that the timing feels a bit weird. Let’s hear what he has to say on the vulnerabilities. Today’s keynote is also… Read More Powered by WPeMatico