By the end of 2016, more than half of all new automotive 77 GHz radar systems will be equipped with chips from Infineon Technologies. Thus, one in 15 new cars will use a driver assistance system utilizing the company’s 77 GHz radar chips.
Anritsu Co. announces it is a founding member of the Open Lab Alliance (OLA), a collaboration of industry leaders with the common goal of advancing connected vehicle and autonomous vehicle technologies. The OLA was officially launched during a grand opening ceremony at the CETECOM laboratory in Milpitas, Calif.on February 12, 2016.
The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Lockheed Martin have demonstrated the ability of fully autonomous convoys to operate in urban environments with multiple vehicles of different models.
Northrop Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy have completed the first arrested landing of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) carrier demonstration aircraft on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).
Boeing and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) have demonstrated that an operator on the ground, using only a laptop and a military radio, can command an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) "swarm." Despite limited flight training, the operator was able to connect with autonomous UAVs, task them and obtain information without using a ground control station.