Marc-André Turgeon

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Forces of change: The future of mobility

A number of forces are converging to change the way people and goods travel from point A to point B. The resulting new mobility ecosystem could have …

Technology

La plateforme d’une ville

Un document extrêmement intéressant de la CNIL qui traite de plusieurs questions brûlantes d’actualité dans le domaine des villes intelligentes et de …

Espace

Vehicle data is more profitable than the car itself

Today’s cars are already data centers on wheels. They can have up to 100 in-built sensors permanently monitoring speed, engine temperature and …

7 promising tech startups shaking up the auto industry

The auto industry is undergoing a massive shift with the onset of technologies like electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and onboard tech designed to improve or enhance the driving experience. But to fully understand how those changes are manifesting, and how they could evolve in the future, we …

The Top 10 IoT Segments in 2018 – based on 1,600 real IoT projects - IoT Analytics

It’s that time again to cut through the clutter of marketing messages and explore some real-world implementations for the Internet of Things! As part …

Electric Vehicle Sales In Canada, 2017

By Eric Schmidt<p>In Electric Vehicle News, EV Industry<p>0<p>The final numbers for 2017 are in. First, we cover the Fast Five, then dive into the detail.<p>Fast …

VW adopts WLANp wireless protocol to network all its cars in 2019

VW is betting big on connected cars by making all of its cars capable of communicating via WLANp.<p>Volkswagen wants to let you know that it has its eye on the future, specifically where vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-environment communication is concerned. You see, VW has committed to having all …

Road Safety

Why Tesla's Autopilot Can't See a Stopped Firetruck

On Monday, a Tesla Model S slammed into the back of a stopped firetruck on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles County. The driver apparently told the fire …

Apple Just Gave a Private Demo of Its Latest Self-Driving Tech - MIT Technology Review

At a private workshop held this week for AI researchers, Apple researchers gave a rare glimpse of some machine-learning technology they’re building …

Machine Learning

To See the Future of Cities, Watch the Curb. Yes, the Curb

When Greg Rogers left his gig as a Washington, DC, lobbyist in 2015, he did what any savvy, mid-20s kid with a car and a light wallet might: He …

The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities

This week, we learned that tech guru and mega philanthropist Bill Gates purchased 25,000 acres of land in Arizona with the intent to build a smart …

Smart Cities

Uber is buying $1 billion worth of self-driving cars from Volvo

Five months into Uber’s campaign to improve relations with its drivers, the company has inked a deal with Volvo to buy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles that could eventually replace them.<p>The non-exclusive deal is one of the largest commercial orders for self-driving cars yet, building on a …

Budget 2017: UK to launch self-driving cars on British roads by 2021

Embattled chancellor will sweep away regulation to allow testing of cars and put up £1bn for tech<p>Driverless cars will be on Britain’s roads by 2021 as a result of sweeping regulatory reforms that will put the UK in the forefront of a post-Brexit technological revolution, Chancellor Philip Hammond …

United Kingdom

Tesla Unveils an Electric Rival to Semi Trucks

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Tesla has aimed to reinvent the automobile and the way electricity is generated for homes. With those efforts still in progress, it is setting out on another quest: to remake the multibillion-dollar trucking industry.<p>In an elaborately produced nighttime presentation by its chief …

Tesla

How does the new Tesla Roadster stack up against today’s supercars?

Elon Musk has a talent for unleashing bombshell surprises, and he definitely topped himself with the unexpected reveal of the second-generation Tesla …

Tesla Roadster

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Artificial Intelligence

Quantum Computers Pose Imminent Threat to Bitcoin Security - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin is taking the world by storm. The decentralized digital currency is a secure payment platform that anybody can use. It is free from …

Bitcoin

Volkswagen to Invest $12 Billion in Electric Cars for China

One of Germany's largest automakers will heavily invest in China's quest for electrified cars.<p>Volkswagen<p>The internal combustion engine has had its …

How India is paving the way for an electric future

<b>New Delhi:</b> When India’s state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) awarded a coveted Rs1,120 crore order in September to Tata Motors Ltd to …

How Mercedes Is Preparing For The 4th Industrial Revolution: Big Data, Machine Learning And Drones

In an era of great uncertainty and disruption for automotive manufacturers, Mercedes and its parent company Daimler are jumping in full throttle as leaders of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Not only are they designing new vehicles, but their services, influence in the transportation industry and …

Machine Learning

GM promises profitable electric cars in wake of Tesla’s Model 3 fiasco

(<i>Reuters</i>) — General Motors (GM) plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.<p>Her plans represent a direct challenge to money-losing electric vehicle …

An executive’s guide to machine learning

It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.<p><b>Machine learning</b> is …

Machine Learning

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP AND GOOGLE WORK TOGETHER ON QUANTUM COMPUTERS

Nov 7, 2017<p><b>The companies intend to build up specialist knowledge together and to carry out practically oriented research</b>• <b><br>Volkswagen Group IT is</b> …

Quantum Computing

Why Montreal Has Emerged As An Artificial Intelligence Powerhouse

Yoshua Bengio is one of the foremost thinkers in a field within artificial intelligence known as artifical neural networks and deep learning. Although significant progress has been made in recent years due to (among other factors) the combination of the proliferation of data, the decreasing cost of …

Artificial Intelligence

Full Tilt: When 100% of Cars Are Autonomous

Our familiar car culture would die — and a new one would arise.

What is a CapsNet or Capsule Network?

<i>What is a Capsule Network? What is a Capsule? Is CapsNet better than a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)? In this article I will talk about all the</i> …

Deep Learning

Buh-Bye, ‘Traditional’ Neural Networks. Hello, Capsules.

The man who first demonstrated the power of neural networks introduces capsule networks.<br>Read More

Deep Learning

Trams are back in fashion. So is a sense of collective imagination about our cities

Light rail is transformative, almost magically so. Cities around Australia and the world see it as the key to renewing depressed downtowns and sprawling suburbs<p>What is light rail, anyway? As the saying about good and bad art goes, it’s the kind of thing that you know when you see it. It tends to …

Self-Driving Buses Could Really Reinvent Transportation Systems

<b>Published on</b> November 9th, 2014 | <i>by Cynthia Shahan</i><p>41<p>Self-Driving Buses Could Really Reinvent Transportation Systems<p>November 9th, 2014 by <b>Cynthia Shahan</b><p>…

Smart Cities Index

Transport and mobility<p>Sustainability<p>Governance<p>Innovation<br>Economy<p>Digitalization<p>Living<br>Standard<p>Expert<br>Perception<p>5<p>Boston<p>United …