Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~11 min
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Weather’s a problem for autonomous cars. MIT’s new system shows promise by using “ground-penetrating radar” instead of cameras or lasers.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
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Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.
Nov. 19, 2019 • ~10 min
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System from MIT CSAIL sizes up drivers as selfish or selfless. Could this help self-driving cars navigate in traffic?
Nov. 18, 2019 • ~7 min
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Robotic boats could more rapidly locate the most valuable sampling spots in uncharted waters.
Nov. 4, 2019 • ~8 min
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Model alerts driverless cars when it’s safest to merge into traffic at intersections with obstructed views.
Nov. 4, 2019 • ~7 min
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Navigation method may speed up autonomous last-mile delivery.
Nov. 4, 2019 • ~8 min
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By sensing tiny changes in shadows, a new system identifies approaching objects that may cause a collision.
Oct. 27, 2019 • ~8 min
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Drones can fly at high speeds to a destination while keeping safe “backup” plans if things go awry.
Oct. 25, 2019 • ~7 min
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Research aims to make it easier for self-driving cars, robotics, and other applications to understand the 3D world.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~6 min
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