Formula Student – AI and the Power of Simulation

Back in April, university campuses were rapidly closing, with students having to leave the country or quarantine in the UK and timelines thrown into chaos as millions of expectations about summer 2020 had to quickly change. For the organisers and student teams of the Formula Student AI competition, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic brought a brand […]

CAV Logistics Project including StreetDrone, Nissan Manufacturing UK selected for 5G funding

Today, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced their next wave of government-funded research and development projects aiming to put Britain at the forefront of 5G technology. StreetDrone and partners Sunderland City Council, Newcastle University, Vantec, Coventry University, Connected Places Catapult, and Perform Green have secured funding for a 5G-enabled CAL (Connected […]

[Hello World] – Open-Source

In this continued series of fortnightly technical blogs, StreetDrone is going to lift the LiD(-AR) on one aspect of autonomous driving software development. Our “Hello World!” series is written by software engineer Efimia Panagiotaki, a tech-trotter with engineering experience ranging from the National Technical University of Athens to ETH Zurich to Williams Formula 1. Efimia […]

Open-Source Autonomy – A Security Threat or Shield?

With StreetDrone advocating an industry-wide change to open-source led urban autonomy, does it follow that cybersecurity will be weaker if it is based on publicly available code? StreetDrone, a leading full stack autonomous vehicle company based in the UK, has been a strident advocate for the benefits that a collaborative approach to autonomous mobility could […]

Pressing Re-Set on Autonomous Mobility Pt2

In the second of a two-part conversation with Mike Potts, CEO of StreetDrone, he lends us his thoughts on the outlook for post-Covid autonomous mobility – better, worse or just different? Q – Mike, we spoke at some length a week ago about the outlook for post-Covid autonomous mobility, specifically about the need to remove […]

[Hello World!] – Simulation

In this continued series of fortnightly technical blogs, StreetDrone is going to lift the LiD(-AR) on one aspect of autonomous driving software development.

Pressing Re-Set on Autonomous Mobility Pt1

In the first of a two-part conversation with Mike Potts, CEO of StreetDrone, he lends us his thoughts on the outlook for post-Covid autonomous mobility – better, worse or just different? Q – Mike, of course there are far more pressing issues out there at the moment than autonomous mobility, but how do you think […]

[Hello World!] – Localisation (NDT)

In this new series of fortnightly technical blogs, StreetDrone is going to lift the LiD(-AR) on one aspect of autonomous driving software development. Our “Hello World!” series is written by software engineer Efimia Panagiotaki, a tech-trotter with engineering experience ranging from the National Technical University of Athens to ETH Zurich to Williams Formula 1. Efimia […]

A Simulated Reality

Like many other Covid-impacted events, Formula Student is making a virtue of going virtual this summer A few months ago, we reported on these channels how the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) had been extremely willing to embrace autonomous vehicle engineering into its Formula Student programme. Formula Student has been a rich source of challenge […]

Potholes, what potholes?

Dean Temple has arguably the weightiest task of all at StreetDrone, looking after the company finances. From his vantage point, he offers his thoughts on forms of digital disruption other than driverless cars and where Covid-19 might leave us all in the months ahead. “In his seminal work “News from Nowhere” William Morris envisaged a […]