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Arizona’s Institute of Automated Mobility (IAM) pioneers national playbook for AV technology
As technology companies continue to invest billions in the testing and safe deployment of AV technology, Arizona promises to continue to be a leading center of innovation and discovery.
Exponent Collaborates with the Institute of Automated Mobility
Engineering Partnership Develops Evaluation Metrics and Methods for Automated Vehicles
Newness of AV Tech Insists Upon Public, Private Collaboration
TuSimple says its self-driving trucks shaved 10 hours off a 24-hour run
Work Zones Need Detailed Research, Planning, and Technology to Be Made Safe
Autonomous-Truck Developer TuSimple Plans Driverless Road Test This Year
Intel's Mobileye teams with Udelv to launch 35,000 driverless delivery vehicles by 2028
Automated Shuttle Feasibility Study
The Bane Of Automated Driving: Embark And Arizona DOT To Address Highway Work Zones
A virtual ride-along in Waymo Via’s latest Class 8 autonomous truck
Making Safe Autonomy Possible with Luminar
On SAE Tomorrow Today, we spoke with Aaron Jefferson, Vice President of Product at Luminar to discuss how lidar can spot, register and access objects in the road and react in ample time -- even through darkness or inclement weather.
Want to Improve Urban Mobility? Improve Coordination First
A new report by the Transportation Research Board points toward more seamless and coordinated connections among all forms of shared mobility, such as buses, bikes, trains, scooters and more.
IAM partners selected for a U.S. Department of Transportation Grant
A State of Arizona proposal created by partners including the ACA’s Institute of Automated Mobility (IAM), the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Maricopa Association of Governments, and the Maricopa County Department of Transportation has been selected for a U.S. Department of Transportation Grant Award.
Ford is researching safety tech allowing bikes, e-scooters to ‘talk’ to cars
Leading bike, scooter and auto companies are developing communication technology aimed at making roads safer.
Tesla's main self-driving rival isn't Google—it's Intel's Mobileye
In a Monday interview at the virtual CES conference, Mobileye explained its strategy to stay on top as the industry shifts to fully self-driving vehicles.
U.S. Automated Vehicles Testing Program Expands to 52 Participants
The federal government’s program working with states and developers of automated vehicles has grown from a pilot operation to one with 52 participants.
USDOT releases automated vehicles comprehensive plan
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Monday that it had released its “Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan” (AVCP).
Connected Vehicle deployment underway in over half US transportation agencies, says new USDOT report
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has just published a new report which investigates the results of its 2019 Connected Vehicle (CV) and Automated Vehicle (AV) Survey, which show that more than half of surveyed agencies (54%) are actively engaged with CVs.
Unique Arizona collaboration driving the future of transportation
There's only one place in the country where you can hail an on-demand, fully driverless vehicle from your smartphone--and it's here in Arizona.
When Can Automated Vehicles Be Considered Safe Enough?
Establishing whether automated vehicles (AVs) are acceptably safe is not straightforward, and continual technology modification adds complication.
Engineering evolutionary steps in automated mobility
Engineers and computer scientists at ASU are doing research that Arizona leaders envision putting the state at the forefront of automated transportation innovation.
Arizona DOT launches app, including public access to traffic cams
Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has just released this video explaining the features of its now AZ511 app.
Ford expands partnership with Mobileye, Intel's autonomous driving business | ZDNet
Ford is making big investments in autonomous driving -- now it's using Mobileye's vision-sensing technology to improve driver-assist features, such as forward collision warning and lane centering.
PAVE Launches Public Sector Advisory Council
The Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) have announced the launch of its Public Sector Advisory Council, a group of public sector organizations that will assist with PAVE’s campaign to educate consumers about autonomous vehicles and their societal impacts.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
The IAM team participated in a panel during the 33rd Annual American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
100 Intelligent Cities
IAM participated in an event hosted by the Embassy of Spain in Los Angeles and ICEX to connect Spanish smart city technology companies with regional and local initiatives in the Western U.S.
Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation Update
The IAM team updated the Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation on statewide Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) initiatives.
Smart Dublin Quarterly Networking Meeting
IAM members at the ACA presented at the Quarterly Networking Meeting hosted by Smart Dublin, a consortium that brings together technology providers, academia and citizens to transform public services and enhance quality of life in Greater Dublin.
IEDC Bridging the Financial Gap with Regional Private-Public Partnerships
The IAM team presented at the IEDC 2021 Economic Future Forum. The two-day event convened economic developers, businesses and academia from across the nation to foster regional innovation and economic transformation in the new economy.
Arizona Unmanned Aerial Systems Virtual Workshop
IAM partnered with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Arizona Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) State and Local Technical Working Group to host a two-day interactive workshop on UAS.
EcoMotion: Redefining Roads
IAM’s safety metrics project and real world testbed helped frame the discussion for the EcoMotion Redefining Roads panel.
2021 Global Symposium on Connected & Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure
The CCAT Global Symposium on Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure is an annual event featuring leaders in the transportation and mobility sector from across the globe. IAM member Exponent is part of a panel on Safety Metrics for automated vehicles.
Electronomous: The International Mobility Summit
Arizona’s success in cultivating a dynamic ecosystem for innovation, minimalist regulatory environment, highly-skilled talent pool and focus on tackling key challenges, were highlighted during a panel on “The Future of Automated Mobility.” Moderated by the Arizona Commerce Authority, the panel included representatives from the Institute of Automated Mobility, Waymo and Arizona State University.