Why a Leading Cycling Advocacy Group Is Optimistic About Autonomous Vehicles
As autonomous vehicle use grows, AV companies and the League of American Bicyclists are collaborating on how to ensure cyclists and motorists can share the roads safely, even if the “motorist” is artificial intelligence software. As part of the...
7 Big Breakthroughs From Argo Research at CVPR 2022
The 2022 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2022) is nearly here. Thousands of computer scientists, software engineers, and researchers from around the globe will gather in New Orleans to review and discuss their latest work in...
Researchers Predict the Future With Lidar Data
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Argo AI Center for Autonomous Vehicle Research, a private-public partnership funded by Argo for advancing the autonomous-vehicle (AV) field, say they have come up with a way to use lidar data to visualize not...
Testing the Edge: Preparing Autonomous Vehicles For Swooping Birds
This article is part of our Testing the Edge series, describing how Argo AI engineers create structured tests for real-world driving scenarios from the commonplace to the rare “edge-cases.” How do self-driving cars handle birds flying in front of...
What It’s Like to Be a Cyclist Working at An Autonomous Vehicle Company
When Matthew O’Donnell, a facilities manager at Argo AI, rides his bike around Austin, Texas—ranked by advocacy groups as one of America’s best bicycling cities—he still feels somewhat vulnerable to cars and trucks. He’s acutely aware of how busy...
How Autonomous Vehicles Identify Street Signs — Even Graffitied, Damaged, and Faded Ones
Stop, yield, no U-turn, no turn on red, railroad crossing, children playing, falling rocks — there are a huge variety of road signs out there that drivers are expected to recognize to get around safely. We human beings typically...