Google’s March self-driving car report details mapping system, a boring accident in Austin

Google/Alphabet published its self-driving car report for March over the weekend, and besides of course the latest numbers (including the number of cars in each city, the total number of autonomous and manual driven miles, etc.), there are also some new details on the system the company uses to map the cars’ surroundings, and mention of … Continue reading “Google’s March self-driving car report details mapping system, a boring accident in Austin”

Here’s the Google Glass for Work trial at Tesla’s Fremont factory [GIFs]

We reported last week that Tesla is using wearable tech to increase production efficiency at its factory, and cited knowledge of a promotional video that Google made in collaboration with Tesla as reason to believe that the company was using Glass hardware. Now, we have clips to share from that video to prove that, indeed, Tesla Motors did … Continue reading “Here’s the Google Glass for Work trial at Tesla’s Fremont factory [GIFs]”

Tesla confirmed using wearable tech to increase production efficiency at factory, likely Vuzix hardware (Updated)

Google Glass Enterprise Edition has been leaked in full at this point, but what good is new enterprise-focused hardware unless it’s being used in the field? APX Labs, one of Google’s Glass at Work partners, has confirmed on its site that it has signed renowned maker of electric vehicles Tesla Motors as a client, and … Continue reading “Tesla confirmed using wearable tech to increase production efficiency at factory, likely Vuzix hardware (Updated)”