Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

17 Startups Driving the Automotive Future at GTC Israel

18/10/2018

At GTC Israel this week, 17 automotive startups showcased the latest developments in autonomous driving, connectivity and mobility services.

The young companies are developing on NVIDIA DRIVE, taking advantage of Israel's fast-paced, flexible startup culture to speed the deployment of safe self-driving on public roads.

With the help of high-performance, energy-efficient compute from the NVIDIA DRIVE platform, these companies are moving the industry forward with breakthrough technologies.

From emergency response to simulation testing to thermal sensors, GTC exhibitors are taking novel approaches self-driving systems. Here's a look at a few of the startups helping drive the future of the automotive industry in Israel.

Sensing Innovation Most of the industry agrees that self-driving cars require a trio of sensor types: camera, radar and lidar. However, for truly advanced pedestrian and object detection, Israeli startup AdaSky contends that thermal sensors must be included in the mix.

The company's Viper sensor can measure heat from objects surrounding the car, using algorithms running on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform to classify them as humans, vehicles or other objects. The state-of-the-art sensor can be easily incorporated into any autonomous driving or advanced driver assistance system for an added layer of safety.

Sensors inside the car can be just as important as those outside. Before Level 5 driverless vehicles hit the road, drivers must still pay attention and be able to take back control. That's why Jungo Connectivity has integrated its AI software into the NVIDIA DRIVE IX intelligent experience platform for advanced driver monitoring. The company's algorithms can help detect whether a driver's attention is on the road while they are driving or advanced driver assistance systems are operating.

Guardian Optical Technologies is also developing in-cabin sensing technology, making it more affordable and more efficient for manufacturers to implement driver and passenger detection on a single sensor. Backed by NVIDIA GPU compute, one sensor mounted on the ceiling of the vehicle can track the body positions of the driver and passengers in the car to enable safety and convenience features.

Pioneering Software Autonomous vehicles must be tested and validated before operating on public roads. Software startup Cognata builds detailed simulation environments, allowing manufacturers to perform these tests in any condition, over and over again, before the rubber ever meets the road.

Cognata simulates driving environments for autonomous vehicle testing and validation. Cognata, which won the NVIDIA Inception startup award at last year's GTC Israel, is integrating its world-building simulation algorithms into the open NVIDIA DRIVE Constellation platform.

A Tactile Mobility map marking the varying road gradients around Haifa, Israel. For safe autonomous driving, cars can't just see the world around them, they must also be able to feel it. With software from Tactile Mobility, vehicles can interpret information such as road grade and tire grip from data collected by sensors on the vehicle. Using the NVIDIA DRIVE platform, the vehicle can fuse this data for a comprehensive view of its surroundings.

In addition to startups, students showcased innovative technology at this year's GTC Israel. Researchers at Israel Technion University demonstrated their Formula 1 autonomous vehicle project on the event floor. Fresh off a driverless run on public roads in Israel, the car uses high-performance compute from NVIDIA DRIVE to run autonomous driving software.

Learn more about NVIDIA DRIVE partners in Israel and watch this year's keynote.
LINK: https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2018/10/18/startups-automotive-gtc-israe...
See more stories from nvidia

Most recent headlines

10/12/2019

Antenna TVs will thrive in 2020 predicts Deloitte

Deloittes annual Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions report looks at 5G, CDNs and more Jenny Priestley 5 hours ago Deloitte's annual...

10/12/2019

Amazon wins German Champions League rights'

Prime Video has won the A1 package for the 2021-22 season Jenny Priestley 4 hours ago Prime Video has won the A1 package for the 2021-22 season target=...

10/12/2019

ODMedia Group signs Ziggo Sport

Handling all aspects of management for the YouTube channel Dan Meier 5 hours ago Handling all aspects of management for the YouTube channel target=_bla...

10/12/2019

Former BBC exec joins Take 1

Stephen Stewart appointed to the new role of chief operating officer Jenny Priestley 5 hours ago Stephen Stewart appointed to the new role of chief opera...

10/12/2019

Canal Plus, beIN Sports enter distribution talks

BeIN Sports would exclusively sub-license Ligue 1 rights to Canal Plus Dan Meier 4 hours ago BeIN Sports would exclusively sub-license Ligue 1 rights to ...

10/12/2019

Tran Thanh Huys Award Winning Film Rom Graded With DaVinci Resolve Studio

-- Blackmagic Design today announced that Tran Thanh Huy's new film Rom was graded using DaVinci Resolve Studio. The film was the first Vietnamese featu...

10/12/2019

DPA go binaural with 4560 mic headset

In-ear mics and adjustable headband enable sound designers and podcasters to quickly achieve binaural recording DPAs 4560 binaural miking assembly, showing th...

10/12/2019

Vari-Lite's VL2600 Profile delivers for Gary Numan's 40th anniversary tour

Vari-Lite's VL2600 Profile delivers for Gary Numan's 40th anniversary to...

10/12/2019

Robe Gets Spaced Out for Transmission Prague

Robe Gets Spaced Out for Transmission Prague posted: 10/12/2019 Dance music fans returned to the O2 Arena in Prague, the European temple, original home an...

10/12/2019

Swiss rock pop band Hecht captured live at Zurich Hallenstadion

Swiss rock pop band Hecht captured live at Zurich Hallenstadion posted: 10/12/2019 Systems integrator, Event AG delivered live video production for Hecht, o...

10/12/2019

Genelec and Mick Sawaguchi join forces for Subjective Immersive' recording project

Genelec and Mick Sawaguchi join forces for Subjective Immersive' recording ...

10/12/2019

AT&T TV Launches, Shoves AT&T Now Aside

AT&T TV Now once the key service in AT&T's video strategy and launched just three years ago could soon be joining Sony's PlayStation Vue in the stre...

10/12/2019

Plex Joins Crowded AVOD Market

Having signed a flurry of recent content licensing deals with major studios, media management software company Plex has clearly been developing some form of str...

10/12/2019

Silva Keeps Telemundo Ahead of the Game In Miami Stronghold

News Director of the Year: Helga Silva, WSCV, Miami Helga Silva has made WSCV Miami the premier news station in its market, which is no small accomplishment fo...

10/12/2019

Traffic at the Top in Atlanta Ratings Race

WSB has been the beast in Atlanta for many years, but the race is tightening. Fox-owned WAGA is coming on strong with its relentless local content strategy, and...

10/12/2019

Informing the Community and Bringing It Together

Station Group of the Year: Hearst Television Plenty of viewers flock to the news outlet that best aligns with their point of view, but the Hearst Television gr...

10/12/2019

Saunders Guides Dallas Powerhouse Through Stiff Challenges

GM of the Year, Markets 1-25: Kathy Saunders, KDFW, Dallas-Fort Worth Gaining a ratings point in Dallas-Fort Worth is a tall order, with a batch of intensely f...

10/12/2019

Ingram Leads Big Upset Over Big Easy Powerhouse

GM of the Year, Markets 26-50: Tim Ingram, WVUE, New Orleans In the TV business, WWL was as much a New Orleans landmark as Jackson Square or Caf du Monde. The...

10/12/2019

Local Heroes

B+C salutes the finest performers in local television, including general managers, news director, multiplatform player and station group of the year. Read abou...

10/12/2019

For Rich O'Dell, Big Ideas from A Not-So-Big Market

GM of the Year, Markets 51+: Rich ODell, WLTX, Columbia (S.C.) For WLTX Columbia (South Carolina) president and general manager Rich O'Dell, success is all...

10/12/2019

Lost and Found: Missing Link

Chris Butler, writer/director, discusses his most recent project, Laika's Missing Link, a stop-motion film about Mr. Link, the lovable title character in th...

10/12/2019

Sky News Australia Installs Vinten Robotics And Autoscript Intelligent Promting In Remote Studios

Sky News Australia Installs Vinten Robotics And Autoscript Intelligent Promting ...

10/12/2019

Pixar Releases Renderman Version 23

EMERYVILLE, CA - Pixar has released RenderMan Version 23, featuring next level artist interactivity, enhanced support for Pixar's USD (Universal Scene Descr...

10/12/2019

Beeple Creates Manifest Destiny Short Using Cinema 4D

FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY - 3D artist, motion designer and filmmaker Mike Winkelmann, known professionally as Beeple, has been using Maxon's Cinema 4D softwar...

10/12/2019

Golden Globes Look to Crown Drama Successor

It's fitting that HBO's Succession is a leading contender for best drama at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5: Several of its competitors ar...

10/12/2019

Atlanta TV Business Booming

TV stations aren't the only ones cranking out programming in Atlanta. Thanks to generous tax credits, Atlanta has emerged as a hub of TV and film production...

10/12/2019

Primetime Ratings: Sunday Football Down on NBC

NBC won the Sunday prime contest, with Sunday Night Football leading the Peacock to a 3.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 16 share. In secon...

10/12/2019

Space-Age Comedy Avenue 5' on HBO Jan. 19

Comedy Avenue 5 premieres on HBO Jan. 19. Armando Iannucci created the show, set 40 years in the future, when traveling the solar system is no longer the stuff...

10/12/2019

AMC Orders Season Five of Motorcycle Show Ride with Norman Reedus'

AMC has ordered season five of Ride with Norman Reedus, featuring the star of The Walking Dead exploring different cultures on his motorcycle. There will be six...

10/12/2019

WRAL Closes November Ratings Period as the #1 Local News Station

WRAL News Tops Ratings in Raleigh-Durham Market as the Most Watched Local News The results are in for the 2019 November Nielsen ratings period, and WRAL (Ralei...

10/12/2019

Watch: Uzalo latest Episode 221 S5 Friday, 6 December 2019

The story follows the family whose wealth was built in the murky criminal underworld, as well as the more wholesome Mdletshe family who's day to day life, i...

10/12/2019

Video Transmission Site Services

December 2019 See our latest video below, showcasing our Transmission Site Services...

10/12/2019

Christmas on ITV

CHRISTMAS ON ITV 2019 TUNE INTO ITV THIS FESTIVE SEASON ITV has a stocking full of Christmas and New Year treats for viewers this year, including more drama o...

10/12/2019

AILEN LUJO JOINS VIZ MEDIA AS DIRECTOR OF PUBLISHING MARKETING

AILEN LUJO JOINS VIZ MEDIA AS DIRECTOR OF PUBLISHING MARKETING Industry Veteran Will Develop And Implement Multi-Channel Strategies To Support VIZ Media's...

10/12/2019

CHANTELLE STURT TO JOIN VIZ MEDIA AS DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY, PUBLIC RELATIONS - A NEW DEDICATED BUSINESS FUNCTION

CHANTELLE STURT TO JOIN VIZ MEDIA AS DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY, PUBLIC RELATIONS - A...

10/12/2019

Beta Release for New System Optimiser

CODA Audio recently gave a beta release to its brand new state-of-the-art 3D prediction software for CODA systems in the installed and live event arenas. The CO...

10/12/2019

IT'S A BOP! NELVANA LAUNCHES NEW MUSICAL SHORTS, TOON BOPS, ON TREEHOUSE DIRECT

IT'S A BOP! NELVANA LAUNCHES NEW MUSICAL SHORTS, TOON BOPS, ON TREEHOUSE DIR...

10/12/2019

Zakir Hussain and the Art of Forgetting

To hear the Grammy-winning tabla master Zakir Hussain 19H talk about his instrument, it can sound like he's speaking about a respected loved one. In fact, h...

10/12/2019

EBU welcomes new European Commission

EBU welcomes new European Commission...

10/12/2019

Dutch Radio pulls out all the stops for inauguration of rebuilt organ

Dutch Radio pulls out all the stops for inauguration of rebuilt organ...

09/12/2019

NAB Statement on MPA Hiring Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple as General Counsel

NAB Statement on MPA Hiring Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple as General Couns...

09/12/2019

Grainne Gallanagh announced as the fifth star to participate in RT One's Dancing with the Stars

Former Miss Universe Ireland, Grainne Gallanagh, is the fifth star confirmed to ...

09/12/2019

Michael Carruth, Yewande Biala and Fr. Ray Kelly Confirmed to Join the Line Up for RT's Dancing with the Stars

Tonight on The Late Late Show Ryan Tubridy unveiled three new Dancing with the S...

09/12/2019

Brian Dowling confirmed to join RT One's hit show Dancing with the Stars

After much speculation this week it was officially confirmed live on the Ray D'Arcy Show that television presenter Brian Dowling is set to join the line up ...

09/12/2019

Celebrations in Cork as Today with Maura and Dith mark their 1000th episode on RT One

On Monday, 9 December, Today with Maura and D ith will broadcast their 1000th s...

09/12/2019

SVG On-Demand: Is Sports Broadcasting With 5G the Real Deal?

FutureSPORT 2019: Sports broadcasting with 5G hype? Or the real deal? [VIDEO] By Will Strauss, Editor Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 09:00 Print This Story...

09/12/2019

FutureSPORT 2019: DAZN, NEP Discuss How New Technologies Offer New Flexibility for Sports Production

FutureSPORT 2019: DAZN and NEP discuss how new technologies offer new flexibilit...

09/12/2019

NEP Promotes Lise Heidal to SVP, Global Media Solutions

NEP Promotes Lise Heidal to SVP, Global Media Solutions By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:45 am Print This Story Story ...

09/12/2019

German Football League Trials Vertical Mode Coverage on Bundesliga Match

German Football League trials vertical mode coverage on Bundesliga match Sportcast and DFL Digital Sports-led portrait tests aimed at smartphone viewing By Wil...