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Invisible AI's 'intelligent agent' cameras can see what autoworkers and machines are doing wrong

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FOX Business correspondent Lydia Hu has the latest on jobs at risk as AI further develops on'America's Newsroom.' Tesla CEO Elon Musk often refers to the automobile factory as "the machine that builds the machine," but there are plenty of human workers involved in even the most highly automated plants. They remain a key part of the exceedingly complex process that is automobile assembly but need to operate as efficiently as their mechanical counterparts to keep cars and trucks coming off the line with a combination of quality and speed. Weeding out issues and making sure everything is running smoothly has traditionally meant sending quality control personnel up and down the lines to get eyes on the action. WHAT ARE THE FOUR MAIN TYPES OF AI? Palo Alto-based Invisible AI was founded by veterans of the autonomous car industry who saw an alternative for the artificial intelligence-driven machine vision technology they were working on that could come to market long before the mass acceptance of self-driving cars.

Samsung's auto chip to power Hyundai Motor's infotainment starting in 2025


Samsung said on Wednesday that it will be supplying its latest automotive processor to Hyundai Motor for the auto giant's new in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems launching in 2025. It is the South Korean tech giant's first collaboration on automotive semiconductors with Hyundai Motor, one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world. Exynos Auto V920 is Samsung's third-generation automotive chip aimed at IVI systems. Its CPU packs ten of chip designer Arm's latest cores for autonomous driving, boasting 1.7 times the processing power than the prior generation, the tech giant said. Exynos Auto V920 also supports LPDDR5, the latest high-performance, low-power memory chip, that allows it to manage up to six high-resolution displays and up to 12 camera sensors, Samsung said. The chip also has beefed up graphics __ its GPU cores have double the speed than before __ and AI performances that enhance the visual presentation on displays as well as driver interaction with in-car information, the company said.

This is how cars could look by 2050, according to experts (and imagined by AI)

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Technologies such as autonomous driving, nanotech screens and augmented reality are poised to reshape the cars we drive, experts have told They predict we won't approach cars armed with keys and rely on the satnav -- cars will come to us, plugged into our daily routines and ready to entertain us. Humanoid AI avatars will know what we want in advance and steer us to our destinations in cars powered by electricity or hydrogen. Technologies such as'full' autonomous driving -- a car that is aware and capable of making its own choices --and flying vehicles will reshape the cities around us. The car of the future will be electric, autonomous and powered by AI, explains Przemysław Krokosz, edge and embedded technology expert at global software solutions provider Mobica.

Why Hollywood Really Fears Generative AI


The future of Hollywood looks a lot like Deepfake Ryan Reynolds selling you a Tesla. In a video, since removed but widely shared on Twitter, the actor is bespectacled in thick black frames, his mouth mouthing independently from his face, hawking electric vehicles: "How much do you think it would cost to own a car that's this fucking awesome?" On the verisimilitude scale, the video, which originally circulated last month, registered as blatantly unreal. Then its creator, financial advice YouTuber Kevin Paffrath, revealed he had made it as a ploy to attract the gaze of Elon Musk. Elsewhere on Twitter, people beseeched Reynolds to sue.

Driverless trucks on California highways? Legislators don't trust the DMV to ensure safety

Los Angeles Times

When Teslas are in self-driving mode, they've been recorded crossing into oncoming traffic and hitting parked cars. But what would happen if an 80,000-pound, 18-wheel driverless truck suddenly went off the rails? That's an experiment some California legislators aren't ready to run. They argue that the state Department of Motor Vehicles has so badly mishandled the driverless car industry that it can't be trusted to oversee big rigs barreling down the highways autonomously. AB 316 -- which would wrest control of driverless truck testing and deployment from the DMV and require human drivers in the cab for at least five years while a safety record is collected -- passed in the Assembly on Wednesday.

GM is developing a drone-killing off-road pickup for the US Army

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A General Motors pickup has never hauled something like this. GM Defense is collaborating with military contractor Black Sage Technologies to integrate a drone defense system into the Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) that GM Defense recently began supplying to the US Army. The ISV is based on the last-generation Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 midsize pickup and manufactured in Concord, N.C., using frames supplied by NASCAR's Hendrick Motorsports. The midsize truck was engineered for high-speed off-road driving and designed to fit inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, slung from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, or air-dropped from a cargo plane by parachute for quick deployment into the field. The vehicle can be outfitted to fit nine troops, but there are several configurations that mix passenger, cargo and arms carrying capabilities.

Nvidia: chipmaker's strategic AI moves result in a tech position of power

The Guardian

Nvidia saw its valuation soar to $1tn on Tuesday, making it the fifth most valuable American company and one of the first major corporate beneficiaries of the hype around AI. The chipmaker has been a major and in some cases dominant player in several industries for years. But no development has raised its profile – and its potential windfall – as much as the current excitement around generative AI. Nvidia has been around for 30 years. The company got its start in 1993 building graphics processing units (GPUs) for video games.

Fukui launches Japan's first transport service using 'level 4' autonomous driving

The Japan Times

Such services are expected to become a new means of public transit in regions facing population decline. In Eiheiji, where level 4 autonomous driving was approved for the first time in the country, a seven-seater electric cart developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and others runs on a section of a walking trail spanning about 2 kilometers. There is no operator in the cart, and one person in charge of remote monitoring manages up to three such electric carts. This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software. Please add and to your list of allowed sites.

The Morning After: Ford and Tesla sign EV-charging pact


Ford has become the first major automaker to leap into bed with Tesla after the US government pushed to make EV charging more widely accessible. The carmaker has signed a deal, starting spring 2024, so selected Ford EVs can slurp down power at some Tesla Supercharger stations. As part of the pact, Ford said, from the 2025 model year, it'll switch to Tesla's open-source North American Charging Standard (NACS) on its vehicles. Meanwhile, existing models that still use the (more or less) global standard Combined Charging System (CCS) will be able to pick up a Tesla-designed adapter to bridge the gap. The deal is surprising, especially given the relative power, size and prestige of the two companies involved. Ford, one of the world's biggest car makers, is ceding control of its charger future to a relative minnow, albeit one that built a sizable own-brand charging network.

Uber teams up with Google's Waymo on self-driving cars

Washington Post - Technology News

The two companies were previously fierce rivals, with financial analysts predicting that Uber would eventually have to get rid of human drivers in order to be highly profitable and justify its massive valuation. The company began investing heavily in artificial intelligence, and then it even hired away a top Google self-driving engineer, Anthony Levandowski. Google later sued Uber in 2017, accusing Levandowski of stealing trade secrets, and the two companies eventually settled.