Octopus provides span the entire life cycle of autonomous driving development by virtue of Huawei’s advantages in cloud + AI, 5G and C-V2X fields.
23 March 2020
Running on Huawei Cloud, Octopus offers driving data, training and simulation services that can help automakers and other developers more rapidly develop autonomous driving applications, so as to speed up the commercial use of autonomous driving technologies.
As part of efforts to support its customers, the auto marketplace will not be charging retailers for their advertising packages during April and will also allow customers to defer payment of their advertising costs for March for 30 days.
Eminent self-driving vehicle engineer Anthony Levandowski yesterday confirmed that he would plead guilty to stealing sensitive documents from Google with the aim of benefitting his new employers at Uber.
The files concerned Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) tech, which help self-driving cars perceive the world around them. Levandowski brought those files with him to own startup, called Ottomotto, which was acquired by Uber for $680 million.
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