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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 Jan. 23, 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 Sep. 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 Dec. 14, 2013

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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 Sep. 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 Nov. 15, 2012

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Driverless trucks get in shape for US Army convoy duty

Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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NASA unveils 6-foot 'superhero robot' Valkyrie

Designed to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, this "female" robot could be the precursor to robo-astronauts that will help colonize Mars.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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Bosch self-driving car spotted in California

CNET catches a car equipped with a sensor array and sporting a Bosch sign on its door roving the streets of Palo Alto, Calif., near a Bosch research office.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Get a Neato robot vacuum cleaner for $149.99

It may be a refurbished, discontinued model, but it's still a great way to keep your floor free of dust, dirt, and Cheerios.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Crave Ep. 138: 3D-mapping the great indoors with laser scanners

Australian scientists 3D-map the interior of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. We meet the cutest Little Robot Friends from Canada, and take a ride on the back of a soaring eagle.

By Sep. 20, 2013