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This is part two of a two-part series examining the ethical dilemma that arises when self-driving cars are forced to take evasive action which may result in serious injury or death. Read part one here. Deciding who to save in a scenario where there are no ‘safe paths’ has been

Exploration of maritime protected areas, evolving collaboration between unmanned vehicles and the calibration of long-baseline positioning systems will drive the growth of unmanned surface vehicles, according to a study by TechNavio. The research group’s latest report on the global unmanned surface vehicle (USV) market provides an analysis of the most

This is part one of a two-part series examining the ethical dilemma that arises when self-driving cars are forced to take evasive action which may result in serious injury or death. Read Part Two here. First and foremost, a self-driving car (SDC) must obey the law and drive defensively. There are

From today Uber will start mapping Australian streets, beginning with the Gold Coast, in an effort to build its own street data and reduce its reliance on third-party maps. Similar to Google, Uber is equipping cars with mapping devices to record traffic patterns and the location of popular pick-up and

As cars morph into computers and vehicles shift from being products to services, who will control the operating system? It is not an inconsequential question. Microsoft owned the desktop through the 1980’s and 90’s but Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS destroyed its monopoly on the most common personal IT product

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Revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year, rising to $195 billion by 2021. This will be generated through entertainment, automation, healthcare and connected devices. The figures are contained in new research from Juniper Research. Called Smart Home Markets: Entertainment, Monitoring, Automation, Health, Metering, Appliances

Travel company, Carnival Cruises, has unveiled a new digital platform for its guests centred around a wearable device dubbed the Ocean Medallion. The Ocean Medallion aims to bridge the physical and digital worlds to deliver a new level of personalised service. The small device connects to a digital portal called

The Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicle (AV) market will reach a total global value of $35 billion in 2020, then accelerate with a fourfold increase to reach $144 billion in revenues by 2025. The figures are contained in a study from Juniper Research. Sign up for  Which-50’s

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The global connected car market is expected to reach US$144.95 billion by 2020, growing at a progressive CAGR of more than 32 per cent according to a new study. This research was conducted by Technavio and outlined in a report called ‘Global Connected Car Market 2016-2020’ Sign up for  Which-50’s

Ford has transformed its head office in Melbourne into a new product development centre as part of a $50 million dollar investment to enhance vehicle engineering capability and drive innovation in Australia. The new Asia Pacific Product Development Centre, which features state-of-the-art virtual design and engineering capability, will be the centrepiece