Towards Navigation Safety for Autonomous Cars

Article by InsideGNSS – https//insidegnss.com/towards-navigation-safety-for-autonomous-cars/ There are many good reasons for getting excited about highly automated vehicles, or HAVs, which is the acronym used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). HAVs can make driving more fuel- and time-efficient. They can significantly reduce traffic congestion and emissions by driving a precise speed, minimizing lane changes, […]

Hackers Will Soon Be Trying to Send Your Driverless Car Off a Cliff

In late 2016, reports flooded in from Moscow about a strange disturbance near the Kremlin. When passing by the fortified complex at the cold heart of the Russian government, drivers found the GPS systems in their cars had been suddenly spoofed. In December, CNN confirmed that instead of showing the cars where they really were […]

The Eyes and Ears of the Autonomous Revolution: Sensors

As human beings lucky enough to be mobile, we probably take for granted the speed and precision that our eyes and our ears provide as the two senses that help us recognize, understand and act upon where we are currently at in the world and where we need to go. In all situations, whether they […]

GPS Spoofing: The Auto Cybersecurity Threat Hiding in Plain Sight

Cybersecurity has become a hot topic for automobiles, but one major threat has been flying under the radar: GPS spoofing. Last summer nearly two dozen ships were hit by these targeted attacks, which attempt to trick a global positioning system into believing it is miles away from its actual location. In this instance, the ships’ […]