Posts tagged Automation
What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages: Jobs lost, jobs gained | McKinsey

In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030.

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USDOT Unveils Ambitious Multimodal Automation Initiative, Automated Vehicles 3.0

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao touted the benefits of automation highlighting the potential for AVs to reduce the 94 percent of traffic collisions caused by human error, increase efficient use of roadways, and expand access to transportation for the elderly and people with disabilities. “It’s an exciting time for the future of our nation’s transportation,” she said. “Autonomous technology – including automated cars, trucks, and drones – has the potential to revolutionize the way we travel, transport goods, and connect with one another.”

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Louisville seeks FAA approval for pilot program to fly automated drones to gunshot sites

The administration of Mayor Greg Fischer recently submitted an application for the Federal Aviation Administration’s new pilot program for drone innovation, which — if approved — would allow Louisville to become the first city in the country to fly automated drones to locations where a gunshot is detected by its new ShotSpotter technology.

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Commercial Applications for Driverless Baggage Tractor Expected by 2019

TLD and EasyMile displayed TractEasy at inter airport Europe 2017, which is designed to transfer baggage and cargo from the terminal to aircraft on the ramp, with a completely driverless approach.

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Industry Leaders Announce Partnership to Test Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Tech in U.S.

Ford Motor Company, Qualcomm, AT&T and Nokia recently announced a partnership that will lead to the first testing of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology in the United States.

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Waymo’s self-driving cars are now fully autonomous, public ride service launching soon | Electrek

Waymo’s self-driving cars are now transporting passengers without a human behind the wheel - these fully autonomous rides will expand to the public as part of a ride-hailing service in the coming months.

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