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Professors working on self-driving car technology that uses facial recognition system
December 2, 2021 – Professor A.J. Alnaser is turning this tricked-out Ford Fusion by moving his head, no hands needed. “To our knowledge, nothing has been done like this for any car.” A camera on the dashboard is set to read his face. “It’s kind of like how your smartphone works with gesture control. It’s meant to be a solution for disabilities. I personally have a friend with a disability and I know a solution like this would have made his life a whole lot easier,” he said.
Florida Polytechnic University
Autonomous car arrives at Florida Poly to enhance research at new facility
November 30, 2021 – Researchers at Florida Polytechnic University’s Advanced Mobility Institute are beginning a new phase in their work on autonomous vehicle testing and verification. The research is shifting gears from software to hardware testing at a new simulation facility on campus, funded in part by a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Why does VinAI use Ford and Lincoln cars to try 3 new technologies but not VinFast Fadil or Lux?
August 30, 2021 – Many people are curious as to why VinAI does not use VinFast cars for testing, but chooses two models of Ford Edge and Lincoln MKZ. The answer is revealed through the Dataspeed logo on the side of the Ford Edge tested in Hanoi in May, proving that VinAI is a customer of this company.
Center for Transportation Studies
State-of-the-art vehicle to drive CAV research
August 24, 2021 – This centerpiece of the MnCAV Ecosystem’s research facilities is a 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan that will serve as a customizable, experimental testbed. Program partner Dataspeed Inc. installed a suite of sensors to allow the vehicle to “see” the world surrounding it, detecting objects and pedestrians and tracking their motion over time.
Project Highlight: Dataspeed AV Build for University of Minnesota Students
June 28th, 2021 – As their tagline states, University of Minnesota (UMN) professors and students are driven to discover – autonomously that is. With the assistance of Dataspeed’s engineering team, UMN and the Center for Transportation Studies are gearing up to have a fully outfitted AV on the road for research and testing.
Lawrence Tech Wins Fourth Straight Title As Collegiate Champ Of Autonomous Vehicles
June 11, 2021 – Sponsors of LTU’s Self-Drive Challenge team include the Ground Vehicle Systems Center, the National Defense Industrial Association Michigan Chapter, the military business consultant Great Lakes Systems and Technology, the auto supplier DENSO, the Ann Arbor artificial intelligence technology developer SoarTech, the Ann Arbor simulation software developer Realtime Technologies, and the Rochester Hills drive-by-wire systems developer Dataspeed Inc.
When It Comes to Mobility, Michigan Is Where the Action Is
February 15, 2021 – New white paper includes case studies of companies that are leaders in innovation — from autonomous shuttles (May Mobility) and autonomous vehicle software, hardware, maps and cloud-support infrastructure (Argo AI) to a vehicle platform interface (Dataspeed).