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 […]

Parking Cars Together

At StreetDrone towers, while we’re busy developing the tech that makes it easier & safer for cities to deploy autonomous urban services, it’s not unknown to run into problems. One of our mantras has always been that problems are best solved by throwing some unique and specialist engineers together in a room and an hour […]

[Hello World!] Sense — Plan — Act

In the second of new series of technical blogs, StreetDrone is going to explain the hierarchy of a “robotic” self-driving system, and how that translates into the movement of a self-driving car. Our “Hello World!” series is written by software engineer Efimia Panagiotaki, a tech-trotter with engineering experience ranging from the National Technical University of […]

In Times of Austerity — Grow Your Own!

We’re heading for a colossal skills shortage, says StreetDrone CEO, Mike Potts. Here at StreetDrone towers, we’re busy at the coalface making it faster, easier and safer for cities to deploy, learn and scale autonomous urban vehicle trials. Since our business was established five years ago, we’ve grown continuously and consistently, but while our progress […]