Forces around the country are employing civilian investigators and online reporting to address workforce shortages among armed personnel.
Local-government officials are sometimes overwhelmed by new and improved digital tools. But they need to be open to technology that can help residents and public employees deliver critical services.
The luxury automaker has become the first car company in the nation to receive certification for the third level of autonomous vehicle technology, which would allow the cars to operate on their own in certain conditions.
The logistics industry currently makes up 13 percent of the jobs in the state’s Inland Empire, but many expect that rate to increase with automation and as friendly zoning and officials bring more jobs to the area.
They are increasingly turning to cutting-edge technologies to meet their daily operational needs. These initiatives serve as real-world tests and economic drivers in the communities the airports serve.
A startup has created smart labels for household products that collect data about the item’s use and enables automatic reordering. About 60 percent of Internet of Things devices were consumer devices in 2020.
The tech company has partnered with the trucking company Daimler to increase its fleet of autonomous semitractor-trailers to 60 vehicles running on I-45 between Dallas and Houston.
The rideshare company has partnered with Motional, an autonomous vehicle company, to develop autonomous EVs for rideshare purposes. For now, the new vehicle will be accompanied by two safety drivers.
The legislation passed on Monday, June 20, and would allow autonomous vehicle companies to deploy and test driverless cars and trucks on city streets. The bill will now move to the Senate for consideration.
A Livermore-based company hopes to implement fleets of driver-optional, electric tractors to farms and vineyards by the end of this year. But critics say the company has yet to prove its autonomous tractors are safe enough for use.
While not intended to be a permanent ban on Amazon’s autonomous personal delivery devices or the dispenser that houses them, it will allow the Washington city to address the safety and zoning issues surrounding the tech first.
TuSimple has run seven semi-truck trips between Tucson and Phoenix without a driver since December and this spring it will expand those deliveries by partnering with Union Pacific to autonomously transport actual freight.