Forbes: April 10, 2019
Looking For Hands On Wheel Of Autonomous Vehicle Regulation
At the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress Experience this week in Detroit, an overriding theme isn’t so much how to build better vehicles the public drives, but how are we going to regulate development and testing of the vehicles that will drive themselves, while convincing the public to trust their safety.
WXYZ Detroit: April 7, 2019
Drivers get chance to test self-driving cars at Cobo Center
About 600 people got the chance to test out self-driving cars over the weekend. Partners for Automated Vehicle Education held its first ever event at the Cobo Center. The company works to educate drivers across the country about self-driving technology.
Detroit Free Press: April 7, 2019
Two cars, a Lincoln MKZ and Chrysler Pacifica, provided by Rochester Hills-based Dataspeed Inc., were available for participants. The demonstration was mostly autonomous, but there were two teleop (remote operation) portions, in which a backseat passenger — equipped with monitors and a steering system of their own — could take control of the car.
Click on Detroit: April 6, 2019
How you can ride in a self-driving car this weekend at Cobo Center
Dataspeed, PAVE, and SAE partnered to provide the public a chance to ride in a self-driving vehicle. There’s no better way to help the public understand autonomous vehicles than to give an opportunity to experience the technology first-hand.
Fox 2 Detroit: April 6, 2019
Take a ride in a self-driving car at Cobo Center this weekend
Ever wondered what it would be like to ride in a self-driving car? What we do know is that they are the future, but how close are we to seeing them on the road?
CBC: April 5, 2019
Catch yourself a free ride in a self-driving car this weekend in Detroit
Mona Ramouni is excited for these vehicles, mostly because it will give her some independence. She is visually impaired and cannot see or drive, and has to wait for Ubers or someone in her life to drive her and her daughters to places. Having taken a ride in the vehicles, she said they felt safe and she’s excited to be able to use one soon. “The turns, the braking, it all felt natural. I thought it was going to be more nervous than I was,” said Ramouni.
Oakland Press: April 5, 2019
Everyday people get a chance to take a ride in an automated vehicle.
A nonprofit, Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE), is hosting its first of many planned free demonstration events, which gives attendees the chance to ride in a self-driving vehicle, allowing them to see first-hand how the technology works and what is feels like in real-time. Rochester Hills-based Dataspeed Inc., is providing the vehicles.
WWJ News Radio: April 5, 2019
Experiencing a Self Driving Car
Everyday people get a chance to take a ride in an automated vehicle. Jeff Gilbert from “Tales of the Auto Beat” rides along to get their impressions.
Detroit Free Press: April 2, 2019
Get a free ride in a self-driving car this weekend in Detroit
This weekend, the Society of Automotive Engineers is hosting Demo Days, during which people can ride in a self-driving car at Detroit’s Cobo Center. The free event scheduled for April 5-7 is being held in conjunction with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International WCX annual conference and hosted by Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE), SAE International and Dataspeed Inc. in Rochester Hills.
WWJ News Radio: March 31, 2019
Public Invited To Take A Ride In A Self-Driving Vehicle
Metro Detroiters are being given the opportunity to experience the future with a ride in a self-driving vehicle. WWJ’s Jeff Gilbert reports studies have shown that people are a little nervous about the idea of letting the vehicle do the driving.
Automoblog: March 29, 2019
AutoSens Returning to Detroit: Conference Plays Vital Role in Autonomous Tech
“It’s a great community and we are very happy to be part of this ecosystem; it’s an excellent event,” added Paul Fleck, Founder of Dataspeed. Fleck, an engineer himself, lost a loved one in an auto accident. The experience led him to develop technology he believes will save lives.
Xconomy: March 22, 2019
Upcoming SAE Conference in Detroit to Offer Rides in Autonomous Cars
Metro Detroiters will have the opportunity to take a spin in an autonomous vehicle as part of SAE Demo Days, being held April 5-7 at Detroit’s Cobo Center. The public demonstration, held in conjunction with SAE International’s WCX conference, is free and open to all. The autonomous vehicles, which will come with human safety drivers, are being provided by Rochester Hills, MI-based Dataspeed.
C-SPAN: January 19, 2019
View From the States: Michigan & Driveless Cars
Michigan Mayor Bryan Barnett hosts a town hall discussion on autonomous vehicles, also known as driverless cars, at the Older Persons’ Commission center on November 5, 2018. The panel includes an AARP Senior Vice President and the CEO of a local tech company. Topics include the state of the technology, and the potential impact on infrastructure spending decisions, the job market and insurance rates.
Design News: October 12, 2018
Ride in an Autonomous Car at ESC Minneapolis
The systems that make up the self-driving vehicles were integrated into the car by VSI Labs’ engineers. The key system, Magney said, is a by-wire control system from robotics manufacturer Dataspeed Inc. That system serves as the backbone for such functions as steer-by-wire, brake-by-wire, and throttle-by-wire.
Forbes: August 22, 2018
Four Companies Selling Self-Driving Car Platforms Today, And One Coming
The ADAS kit from Dataspeed turns an off-the-lot Lincoln MKZ or Ford Fusion into a drive-by-wire vehicle. That means a computer can completely control the car. As the Dataspeed website highlights, the system can even be connected to a video game controller.
CBS Detroit: December 14, 2017
CBS 62 ‘Eye On The Future’ Special Reveals How Detroit Will Lead The Next Wave Of Auto Innovation
The industry has been expanding with a new culture on innovation, driven by a wave of new entrepreneurs along with vision from veterans in the automotive and technology industries. “Eye On The Future: Driving Innovation in Mobility” takes viewers on a ride through their world as these visionaries share what is currently in development and their insight into what’s ahead.
C&G News: August 8, 2017
LTU develops autonomous campus taxi
Dataspeed Inc., a Rochester Hills engineering firm specializing in mobile robotics and autonomous vehicle technology, converted the vehicle to an autonomous drive-by-wire system, Roush said.
CBS Detroit: July 17, 2017
Linda McMahon: From The World Of Wrestling To The White House
McMahon drives in an autonomous car for the first time along with Cain and Paul Fleck, founder and CEO of Dataspeed Inc., a Rochester Hills company that created technology on the car she rode in.
Autonomoblog: May 17, 2017
Michigan Based Company Building the Promised Autonomous Future
The Ford Fusion at AutoSens was equipped with Dataspeed’s Advanced Driver Assistant Systems (ADAS) Kit. As the Fusion went around the track at the M1 Concourse, it smoothly and comfortably accelerated, while braking gently into the corners – it was completely seamless.
Motherboard: May 10, 2017
How To Make A Regular Car Self-Driving In Three Days
The Dataspeed kit was crucial to the project, Voyage CEO Oliver Cameron explained in a call, because it has already been configured to work with the Ford Fusion’s CAN bus: the protocol which lets the different microcontrollers in a modern vehicle talk to each other.
Crain’s Detroit: May 5, 2017
21 Southeast Michigan small businesses recognized as companies to watch in 2017
Dataspeed was recognized among more than 20 Southeast Michigan small businesses as part of the 2017 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch at the 13th Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards dinner Thursday.
Patch: December 12, 2016
Rochester Hills Businesses Honored for Growth, Innovation
Dataspeed was the recipient of the State of Michigan’s Business Accelerator Fund Award and then later received a third place finish in the Amazon Picking Challenge. These successes led to Dataspeed securing a formal “home” in Rochester Hills.