Renault unveils EZ-Pro autonomous delivery vehicle at Hannover Motor Show

Groupe Renault brings last-mile delivery vision to life with Renault EZ-PRO, an autonomous delivery concept featuring shared customizable robo-pods EZ-PRO keeps a field-based human concierge for special deliveries and driverless robo-pod fleet management Highly modular robo-pods for flexible shipping With EZ-PRO consumers can choose precisely where, when and how to receive deliveries. Designed to contribute…

Audi launches £70K e-tron, announces twelve electric models

  Entering the electric age: The new Audi e-tron above Audi is launching what it claims is an 'electrification offensive' with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron in San Francisco. By 2025 Audi will offer twelve models with all-electric drive in the most important markets worldwide and hopes to achieve roughly one-third of its…

How does an autonomous vehicle learn to avoid pedestrians and other obstacles?

  Above: The Kar-Go from the Academy of Robotics - an autonomous delivery vehicle designed to reduce the last-mile costs associated with deliveries. Guest writer William Sachiti from the Academy of Robotics explains how autonomous vehicles are able to navigate around obstacles and avoid pedestrians... To teach an autonomous vehicle to…

Optoma launches £1549 4K Ultra HD projector with Amazon Alexa voice control

Optoma’s first 4K Ultra HD projector to feature Amazon Alexa voice control – the UHD51A – is now on sale.  Available on Amazon UK for £1,549.99, the new projector offers a smart home entertainment solution with intuitive control along with 4K crystal clear detail in every image. In addition to Alexa support, the UHD51A comes equipped with a 4K UHD…

The online movie service CHILI is conquering the UK: here’s what makes it different

The Italian streaming platform CHILI has recently launched in the UK and is already having a lot of success. It is a subscription-free entertainment service that provides viewers with on-demand content on a pay-per-view basis. Since it launched in 2012, the platform has gained success in Italy with over 1.6 million registered customers, subsequently expanding…

SEAT and Noveto working on personalised in-car sound system

Car manufacturer SEAT and tech firm Noveto are working on a new technology that they claim will enable sound from audio devices to be beamed straight to the ears of the driver or passengers. Dispensing with the need for traditional speakers and headphones, it's hoped the new technology will provide a personalised high-quality audio experience to…

Drone Technology and You: 5 Steps to Harnessing Drone Marketing Potential

Look, up in the sky! Is it a bird! Is it a plane! No it’s a....tiny, flying robot? With the end of 2018 looming, it’s hard to imagine that anyone hasn’t heard of drone technology - even just in passing. From Super Bowl half-time shows to delivering your online orders, drone technology has only become more…