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Moose in the Beacon Herald 

The Stratford Beacon Herald wrote: There’s a mysterious black curtain surrounding the Stratford Festival’s Queen Street parking lot, and behind it, engineers are test-driving the future... read the whole story.

University of Waterloo

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Status in November

The video gives a brief overview about the Moose and shows some data collections and simulations.

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The first mention of the Moose!

The Globe and Mail wrote an informative article about autonomous cars. They visited us in September and took some pictures and videos of the Moose. Click here to read the whole article.

 

The video from the article is embedded below.

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Moose first self-driving car on Ontario's roads

The Minister of Transportation named the Moose the first of three cars approved for the Autonomous Vehicle (AV) pilot program.

More in the video and the local news embedded below. See the Moose in action in the videos.

A quick moose overview

The official announcement

Excerpt from the official news from UWaterloo:

“I am pleased to announce that the University of Waterloo is one of the first approved applicants of our Automated Pilot Vehicle program. As a result, Waterloo will be among the first eligible to operate an autonomous vehicle on a public roadway in Canada,” said Del Duca.

 

Read the whole article here.

More news about the event...

  • CBC Radio - Read the article here.

  • Automotive News Canada - Read the article here.

  • CTV Kitchener with a News Spotlight - See the video here.

  • The Globe and Mail Article is here.

  • A short article on engadget is here.

  • The star has an article here.

The official announcement from the MTO Ontario. You can read the full article here.

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Status in December

Self-driving car struts its stuff in Stratford before heading to major Las Vegas show. Read the complete article.

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CES in Las Vegas

Waterloo researchers help launch and demonstrate new autonomous vehicle.

A research team at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

 

Yep, that is us! Read the complete article here.

And watch the movie about the Skyline (the Renesas Car).

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Globe and Mail

Our project was featured in a University of Waterloo ad in Globe and Mail in the weekend edition March 4-5, 2017. Visit the landing page.

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Photo: Michal Grajewski, Rick Mercer Report

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Daily Planet

On May 8th, 2017 our trip to Ottawa with the Moose was featured on The Discovery Channel's Daily Planet with host Ziya Tong

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Rick Mercer Report

Rick Mercer visits University of Waterloo and drives the Moose

Watch the episode below

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Rick Mercer Report

Rick Mercer visits University of Waterloo and drives the Moose

Watch the episode below

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Autonomous Driving with Autonomoose

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IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), 2017

We showcased Moose at the IEEE 86th VTC, 2017 conference on the 25th of September, 2017 at Toronto.

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Waterloo Engineering Alumni Letter

Autonomoose was featured in the October 2017 issue of the University of Waterloo Engineering Alumni Letter. The article talks about our first public road test drive to be held this year. Link to the article.
 

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Out in the Open

Our students Ian Colwell and Nav Ganti featured in Out in the Open, a CBC Radio show with Piya Chattopadhyay on October 20, 2017. Catch the conversation here to learn about how Autonomoose, our self driving car is making decisions faster than what a human driver can. Link to hear the show.
 

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Waterloo Engineers join  premier at AV testing event 

Researchers from Autonomoose joined the Ontario Premier AV testing event on November 8, 2017 at Stratford. The premier event was to launch a testing zone for driverless cars, which is a part of a five-year, $80-million commitment by the province to establish the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) to advance research and development in the field.

Professor Krzysztof Czarnecki and eight other student researchers showcased our Autonomoose car at the event.

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Top in 3D Detection

We are proud to announce that our perception team has achieved a new feat in the space of object detection. We currently rank third at the task of 3D object detection on the KITTI (A project of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Toyota Technological Institute) benchmark. More information can be found in KITTI. Link to read more.

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