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Ford self-driving car senses danger from 60m

Ford's self-driving car prototype has 360-degree infrared vision, and can track potential dangers up to 60 metres away.

By December 15, 2013

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Sunken Pearl Harbor battleship USS Arizona scanned in 3D

The battleship USS Arizona, sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor, has undergone extensive underwater 3D scanning to preserve this historic monument.

By May 28, 2014

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Ford enlists Stanford, MIT for driverless car research

Ford announced it would work with both Stanford and MIT on its autonomous vehicle program to develop new car behaviors.

By January 23, 2014

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Queensland police mapping crime scenes with 3D scanner

The Queensland police will be using the CSIRO's Zebedee scanner to map crime scenes in 3D.

By February 17, 2014

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By September 3, 2013

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Ford's self-driving car unveils itself

Well, not exactly. The prototype can't quite manage its own public relations yet, but it can, apparently, "see" in the same way a bat or dolphin can.

By December 14, 2013

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​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014

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Leaning Tower of Pisa 3D-mapped with handheld laser

The Zebedee scanner sways as the user walks, gathering data for a map that can be displayed as a point cloud in a 3D projection room.

By September 17, 2013

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Nokia, Navteq show us how a map is made

We take a spin in the True mapping car, which is used to collect the data that powers Nokia Maps 3.0 on the all-new Lumia 822.

By November 15, 2012

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Domo arigato, Mr Atlas

Move over, AlphaDog: the "six-foot-two, 330-pound" humanoid Atlas is the new top robot in town.

By July 11, 2013