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Steven Parkison earns NSF Fellowship to design tools for the future of autonomous cars

The goal of Steven’s research is to improve vision-based perception systems on cars and to create an extra layer of safety. |Medium Read
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New Michigan-Saudi Arabia collaboration promises exciting new research – beginning with the auto industry

KACST will provide manpower and will collaborate with Michigan faculty and students on their projects.|Short Read
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U-M student develops lower-cost self-driving car navigation system

A new software system developed at U-M uses video game technology to help solve one of the most daunting hurdles facing self-driving cars -- the high cost of the laser scanners self-driving cars use to determine their location.|Medium Read
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Skyspecs demonstrates obstacle avoidance in TedX talk

UM alumni founded drone company, SkySpecs, was invited to demonstrate football delivery and obstacle avoidance in a short TedX talk given by Lisa Ellman, UM grad, Obama Administration veteran and drone policy advisor.|Short Read
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EECS alums are flying high with drone startup Skyspecs

SkySpecs is currently in the process of launching their first product, the Guardian, which will help prevent collisions. |Short Read
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Driverless, connected cars: Ann Arbor as an early adopter

By 2021, Ann Arbor could become the first American city with a shared fleet of networked, driverless vehicles.|Medium Read
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Flying robots

"Unusual" unmanned aircraft are being built at the U-M Aerospace Department, and they are breaking barriers.|Short Read
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Students form SkySpecs, LLC to produce autonomous aerial vehicles

The SkySpecs robot will designed for use by end users and will be controlled via a touchscreen tablet.|Short Read
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Team UM::Autonomy are champions again

The interdisciplinary team went into the competition with a new electrical and vision system, and an advanced control system.|Short Read
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Autonomous underwater robots

Inspection of ship hulls and offshore marine structures using autonomous underwater vehicles has emerged as a unique and challenging application of robotics.|Short Read
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UM:Autonomy’s Team takes home 1st Prize

The Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition is a student robotics competition in which teams race ASVs of their own design through an aquatic obstacle course.|Short Read