AI Articles and Analysis in Transportation

Explore articles and reports related to artificial intelligence in transportation, including coverage of self-driving cars, public transportation systems, and more.

Artificial Intelligence at Tesla

Artificial Intelligence at Telsa – Two Current Use-Cases

Founded in 2003 as Tesla Motors, the electric vehicle and clean energy company based in California currently has a market cap of over $700 billion - making it more valuable than the top seven automakers combined. Today, Tesla is well-known for its electric vehicles but the company also produces products for sustainable energy generation and storage such as solar panels, solar roof tiles, and more to enable “homeowners, businesses, and utilities to manage renewable energy generation, storage, and consumption”. 

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Supply Chain and Logstics

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply chains contain every material, component, product and packaging for the objects that together compose the world we live in. However, there is an often invisible ingredient to successful supply chains: data. 

how self-driving cars work

How Self-Driving Cars Work – A Simple Overview

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation recently released an overview report on the current state of self-driving technology.

Training Self-Driving Cars in Simulations - The Future of Automotive

Training Self-Driving Cars in Simulations – The Future of Automotive

Danny Lange heads up the AI efforts at Unity, one of the better-known firms in terms of simulations and computer graphics. They work in several different industries, but this week we speak mostly about automotive.

AI in the Automotive Industry - an Analysis of the Space

AI in the Automotive Industry – an Analysis of the Space

In this article, we explore the applications of AI software within the automotive industry from production and manufacturing to insurance and transportation. We will discuss the equipment involved in collecting and analyzing data along with the potential value they offer to manufacturers, shared mobility companies, insurers, and drivers.

Facial Recognition at Airports - Current Applications

Facial Recognition at Airports – Current Applications

Although AI has broader applications in the travel and tourism industry, facial recognition kiosks at airports have been one of the most prominent applications in the public discussion about AI. Their promise: to increase security and potentially speed up passenger boarding.

Search and Rescue Robots - Current Applications on Land, Sea, and Air

Search and Rescue Robots – Current Applications on Land, Sea, and Air

In the past decade the number of people killed by natural disasters each year has ranged from as low as 14,389 in 2015 to as high as 314,503 in 2010, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Every year over 100,000,000 people are also affected by natural disasters. Government, companies, and aid organizations are all working to keep these tragic deaths as low as possible. One tool they have turned to for help in recent years is search and rescue robots.

Boeing's AI Applications for the Military - Autonomous Jets, Subs, and Spacecraft

Boeing’s AI Applications for the Military – Autonomous Jets, Subs, and Spacecraft

Boeing offers a number of autonomous vehicles to the military, which it claims can help military operators effectively complete both routine and critical missions with less risk of endangering the lives of military operators. In 2017, Boeing Defense, the predominantly non-commercial division of Boeing that focuses on government contracts, reported 29.5 Billion dollars in revenue. This makes it the second largest defense contractor for the US military and the world. Boeing, established in 1916,  is a publicly traded company that employs over 120,000 people.

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