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Monthly report: May 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 96 influencers like Thomas Bamonte and TechCrunch, discussing hashtags such as #Podcast , #AI and #IIoT.
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Why Aren’t Cities Getting Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

On May 31, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Why Aren’t Cities Getting Ready for Autonomous Vehicles? https://t.co/JDRr8miRbq
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A new study warns that most city leaders aren’t doing much to anticipate the arrival of autonomous vehicles.

www.citylab.com
On May 31, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Why Aren’t Cities Getting Ready for Autonomous Vehicles? https://t.co/JDRr8miRbq
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Why Aren’t Cities Getting Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

A new study warns that most city leaders aren’t doing much to anticipate the arrival of autonomous vehicles.

Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries

On May 22, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries https://t.co/CxsXclkx0g
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Agility Robotics’ Digit will bring packages from a delivery vehicle to your front door

spectrum.ieee.org
On May 22, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries https://t.co/CxsXclkx0g
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Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries

Agility Robotics’ Digit will bring packages from a delivery vehicle to your front door

Driverless car industry luring federal safety brass

On May 7, 2019
@rogermud shared
RT @TSnyderDC: Now in front of the paywall: a look into the spinning of the revolving door between federal safety agencies and the self-driving car industry. https://t.co/aW99J8TIgK
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Former top safety officials are joining companies like Uber, Lyft and Waymo as they seek approval to allow more self-driving cars and trucks — creating fears of a federal brain drain.

www.politico.com
On May 7, 2019
@rogermud shared
RT @TSnyderDC: Now in front of the paywall: a look into the spinning of the revolving door between federal safety agencies and the self-driving car industry. https://t.co/aW99J8TIgK
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Driverless car industry luring federal safety brass

Former top safety officials are joining companies like Uber, Lyft and Waymo as they seek approval to allow more self-driving cars and trucks — creating fears of a federal brain drain.

The Long and Lucrative Mirage of the Driverless Car

On May 17, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
“Silicon Valley giants and Detroit automakers alike have sold the public visions of a utopia featuring autonomous vehicles. That reality is still far off, but that hasn’t stopped companies from cashing in on repeated promises that suggest otherwise.” https://t.co/squ11IvYeX
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For years, the public has been sold visions of a utopia featuring autonomous vehicles. That reality is still far off, but it hasn’t stopped companies from cashing in on promises that suggest otherwise.

www.theringer.com
On May 17, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
“Silicon Valley giants and Detroit automakers alike have sold the public visions of a utopia featuring autonomous vehicles. That reality is still far off, but that hasn’t stopped companies from cashing in on repeated promises that suggest otherwise.” https://t.co/squ11IvYeX
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The Long and Lucrative Mirage of the Driverless Car

For years, the public has been sold visions of a utopia featuring autonomous vehicles. That reality is still far off, but it hasn’t stopped companies from cashing in on promises that ...

Nokia and FAW Group to use 5G to accelerate digital transformation of the Chinese automotive sector

On May 2, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokiaindustries: In today's news, Nokia to provide #5G trial network to FAW's Changchun campus for joint research on 5G and other digital technologies to accelerate FAW's use of industrial IoT (#IIoT) and smart manufacturing. https://t.co/s9ldlhj6rV #GoAllwhere https://t.co/egOYSu29P0
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Nokia to provide 5G trial network to FAW's Changchun campus for joint research on 5G and other digital technologies to accelerate FAW

www.nokia.com
On May 2, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokiaindustries: In today's news, Nokia to provide #5G trial network to FAW's Changchun campus for joint research on 5G and other digital technologies to accelerate FAW's use of industrial IoT (#IIoT) and smart manufacturing. https://t.co/s9ldlhj6rV #GoAllwhere https://t.co/egOYSu29P0
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Nokia and FAW Group to use 5G to accelerate digital transformation of the Chinese automotive sector

Nokia to provide 5G trial network to FAW's Changchun campus for joint research on 5G and other digital technologies to accelerate FAW

Video Friday: Robot Blows Up a Land Mine

On May 24, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Video Friday: Robot Blows Up a Land Mine https://t.co/owq5FcMQ3R
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Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

spectrum.ieee.org
On May 24, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Video Friday: Robot Blows Up a Land Mine https://t.co/owq5FcMQ3R
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Video Friday: Robot Blows Up a Land Mine

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

MultiVu raises $7M seed round for its next-gen 3D sensor

On May 16, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
MultiVu raises $7M seed round for its next-gen 3D sensor https://t.co/Ikgf3CJ5oI by @fredericl https://t.co/53X249adCv
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MultiVu, a Tel Aviv-based startup that is developing a new 3D imaging solution that only relies on a single sensor and some deep learning smarts, today announced that it has raised a $7 million seed round. The round was led by crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, Cardumen Captial and Hong ...

techcrunch.com
On May 16, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
MultiVu raises $7M seed round for its next-gen 3D sensor https://t.co/Ikgf3CJ5oI by @fredericl https://t.co/53X249adCv
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MultiVu raises $7M seed round for its next-gen 3D sensor

MultiVu, a Tel Aviv-based startup that is developing a new 3D imaging solution that only relies on a single sensor and some deep learning smarts, today announced that it has raised a $7 ...

How We Test

On May 3, 2019
@olivercameron shared
RT @argoai: No matter how much we invest in writing code or designing hardware, the people in our test cars are the most important public ambassadors of our core values: Safety First Encourage Teamwork Be Good Learn more: https://t.co/BDFUx9vWeS https://t.co/iOzutYN8Sk
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Once our software passes closed course testing, it’s time to begin testing on the street. When we decide to test in any given city, Test Specialists begin by manually driving through the city, gathering data to build 3-dimensional maps of the streets where we intend to operate. The ...

www.argo.ai
On May 3, 2019
@olivercameron shared
RT @argoai: No matter how much we invest in writing code or designing hardware, the people in our test cars are the most important public ambassadors of our core values: Safety First Encourage Teamwork Be Good Learn more: https://t.co/BDFUx9vWeS https://t.co/iOzutYN8Sk
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How We Test

Once our software passes closed course testing, it’s time to begin testing on the street. When we decide to test in any given city, Test Specialists begin by manually driving through the ...

Top Influencers

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Transportation technology and innovation. Automated vehicles. V2X technology. Transportation planning. Views expressed are my own.

Follow 1.9k Followers

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Breaking technology news, analysis, and opinions from TechCrunch. The number one guide for all things tech. Got a tip? Let us know [email protected]

Follow 9.0M Followers

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@IEEESpectrum's award-winning blog on robots, drones, AI, and more. Editor: @ericoguizzo [email protected] | Senior Writer: @botjunkie [email protected]

Follow 17.9k Followers

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Are you ready for a new era of technology? Join us in expanding the human possibilities of the connected world. For phones, visit @NokiaMobile.

Follow 2.2M Followers

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CEO @voyage. Building an extremely affordable autonomous taxi service.

Follow 12.1k Followers

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Looking for SECURE life-saving, money-making opportunities in automotive telematics, smartphone apps, location tech, Strategy Analytics dude.

Follow 50.4k Followers

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We were first to say connected and autonomous cars would 'save lives, save time, save money.' We advocate for pro-innovation connected and AV policy.

Follow 2.3k Followers

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Robot builder

Follow 9.0k Followers

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Drive free or die. Contact us at [email protected]

Follow 269.1k Followers

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The auto industry's leading business publication - award-winning coverage from boardroom to showroom. @First_Shift @AutoNewsTV @AutoNewsEurope @AutoNewsCanada

Follow 171.0k Followers

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The World's No. 1 Automotive Authority || on SnapChat: motor.trend Instagram: MotorTrend

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a unique collaboration at the University of Washington enhancing technology policy through research, education, and thought leadership

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West coast bureau guy for @Automotive_News. Bike/ski/surf nerd with an elderly F-150 named Groot. @latimes alum. Send bacon: [email protected]

Follow 5.9k Followers

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

Follow 8.7M Followers

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We come from the future

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Follow 786.3k Followers