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NVIDIA photorealistic VR system for self driving cars

NVIDIA has introduced a cloud-based system for testing autonomous vehicles using photorealistic simulation. The company aims to create a safer, more scalable method for bringing self-driving cars to the roads.
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Velodyne life saver for forklifts

Velodyne LiDAR, MechaSpin and CVEDIA have launched a safety system for forklift trucks. Called ForkAlert, the new system is aimed at reducing the approximately 34,900 forklift accidents and 85 deaths per year that happen in the United States alone
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Jeppesen, Bad Elf, data card updates from cockpit

Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen has introduced a new mobile version of its Jeppesen Distribution Manager (JDM) flight data update technology, and together with aviation software specialist Bad Elf, established a wireless data transfer system to update avionics data cards directly from the cockpit.
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Sigfox, Louis Vuitton partner on luggage tracker

Sigfox and luxury luggage maker Louis Vuitton have announced the release of a luggage tracker that uses Sigfox technology. The tracker allows passengers to track Louis Vuitton Horizon luggage once checked in at major airports, including while travelling between different countries
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Air Canada picks Gogo 2Ku for Bombardier CS300s

Air Canada has picked aviation broadband provider Gogo to supply inflight connectivity to its Bombardier CS300 aircraft. Gogo's 2Ku technology will be installed as a line-fit option at Bombardier
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Automotive Grade Linux gains five new members

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), which is developing an open platform for the connected car, has gained five new members. These are ARKAMYS, IVIS, Paragon Software, SiFive, and Trillium Software
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IEEE, American Center for Mobility collaborate on vehicles
The IEEE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to accelerate development and deployment of technical standards. The agreement brings together industry and academia to identify standards, validation and conformance requirements
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Marvell integrates secure automotive Ethernet switch into NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus Platform
Networking specialist Marvell has integrated its secure automotive Ethernet switch, the 88Q5050, into the NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus platform for autonomous vehicles. It is claimed as the first commercially available solution with embedded security built into the core.
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