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Autonomous Vehicle Engineering: May 2019

  • Magazine Issue
  • 19AVEP05
Published May 02, 2019 by SAE International in United States
  • English

  • Editorial
    AVs, data and 'surveillance capitalism'
  • SAE AV Activities
    SAE launches Office of Automation
  • The Navigator
    Lessons from the 737 Max-8 debacle
  • Scorecard
    Waymo, GM and Ford pegged as autonomous leaders
  • Designs to Dye for: Autonomy's New-Materials Revolution
    From pineapples to bacteria, Envisage's research is focused on new-mobility's 'inside' story.
  • Dining on Data
    Processing, in real-time, the enormous data stream that's flowing through AVs is increasingly the job of NVIDIA's mighty GPUs. Danny Shapiro relishes the feast.
  • New Performance Metrics for Lidar
    Frame-rate measurement is so yesterday. Object-revisit rate and instantaneous resolution are more relevant metrics, and indicative of what a lidar system can and should do, argues a revolutionary in the artificial-perception space.
  • 5G Cellular May Be Transformational for Automakers, Suppliers
    Long-awaited 5G cellular technology will be a foundational base for expanding vehicle connectivity and autonomy, enabling far more data capacity and lower latency.
  • First Smile, Last Smile
    May Mobility is building a unique business model around AV shuttle services, explains COO and co-founder Alisyn Malek.
  • 'Road Race' for AV Testing May Be Slowing
    To optimize safety, as well as cost- and time-efficiency, experts espouse increased virtual testing of autonomous vehicles as preferable to the industry's rush to test on public roads.
  • The famous "Trolley Problem" might not really be the problem automat-ed-vehicle ethics have to solve.
  • AV 'Goiters' Be Gone!
    Magneti Marelli's 'Smart Corner' technology aims to reduce cost, complexity and mass by integrating key vehicle sensors seamlessly into a vehicle's lighting modules.
  • Supersonic Spy Drone
    To light off its ramjet engine, the 2,300-mph D-21 needed a blindingly-fast launch platform. Enter Lockheed's A-12-the precursor to the SR-71 Blackbird.