Arbe Robotics raises $9M to build high-resolution radars for autonomous cars

As carmakers and tech companies continue to improve the mechanics and reliability of self-driving cars, Arbe Robotics, a Tel Aviv startup developing a high-resolution radar system to help those vehicl

Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precis

Echodyne’s pocket-sized radar may be the next must-have tech for drones (and drone hunters)

Just because we live in an age of many sensors doesn't mean we always have the right one for the job. One in particular we've been lacking is a radar system that can detect obstacles and aircraft hund

Foursquare launches Pilgrim SDK to let developers leverage location

Context is everything. For a long while, the dream for developers and marketers has been to offer information at the exact right time and the exact right place. Achieving that, however, hasn’t b

Radar launches out of Expa Labs to power location services for app developers

Developers have Stripe for payments, Mixpanel for analytics, and Twilio for communications, but what about location. That’s where Radar comes in. Radar was founded by Nick Patrick, former Foursq

Oryx nano antennas allow autonomous cars to see farther, better

Oryx Vision has created a “coherent optical radar system,” according to CEO Rani Wellingstein, that improves the depth perception of autonomous vehicles. The Israel-based company has emerg

Tesla Autopilot 8.0 uses radar to prevent accidents like the fatal Model S crash

Today, Tesla revealed Version 8 of its Autopilot software, going live in one to two weeks. Version 8.0 includes updates to the signal processing tech used to interpret images received from the onboard

Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 said to add triple camera system and more radar

Tesla’s Autopilot is set to get a major update soon, according to multiple reports, and a new one from Electrek details some of the new hardware improvements that will pave the way for its arriv

7 Olympic technologies to help the athlete in you go higher, faster, better, stronger

Many American Olympic athletes are using cutting-edge technology like motion tracking systems, wearable jump monitors and Doppler radar to help them jump higher and go farther before hitting Rio this

Google’s ATAP is bringing its Project Soli radar sensor to smartwatches and speakers

Every year at I/O, Google's ATAP division, which is responsible for turning some of the company's crazier ideas into products, organizes its own small keynote. This year, the company offered updates o

TrapTap maps speed traps and more

TrapTap, which has raised over $200,000 on Kickstarter with about a week to go, alerts drivers to speed traps, school zones, speed zones, and red light cameras by blinking red, green, or blue. But it&

Google And Amazon Talk About Managing Drone Traffic At CES

Figuring out how to manage drone traffic over the United States to allow for drone delivery services and other drone-based service is going to be critical if Amazon and Google ever want to deliver p

DIY: Make Your Own TSA Scanner

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/screenshot-7.png" />Curious about exactly <em>how</em> the TSA manages to see you naked? Well, the actual technology is pretty high end (

Radar Aims To Match Bands With Music Video Directors

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/radar.jpg" alt="" title="radar" width="305" height="102" class="shot" />Today sees the launch of <a href="http://www.radarmusicvideos.com/">R

Radar Locates The Deadpool On May 26

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-179240" title="r" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/r.png" alt="" />Not that it should be a big surprise to anyone, but <a href="http://rad

Shutterfly Buys Tiny Pictures For A Tiny Price

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/Tiny-215x128.jpg" width="215" height="128" /> After raising a total of <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/tiny-pictures">$11.2 millio

Cannonball Run ready Audi R8 'Blackbird'

This isn’t Burt Reynolds car. There are so many gadgets seamless built into this Audi R8 that it blows our, and Alex Roy’s, mind. If there ever was a car built specifically for underground

Blaupunkt's new GPS devices include police radar data?

[photopress:blaupunkt_travelpilot_300.jpg,full,center] Blaupunkt, on of my favorite brands to type, dropped three new on-dash GPS systems today, the TravelPiot series. Retailing at between $275 and $6

Gamedar: The ability to spot gamers

November 7, 2007. On that day the word “gamedar” was born. Much like “radar,” or its second cousin once removed “gaydar,” “gamedar” refers to someone&#8

Radar Turns Mobile Pictures Into Conversation Starters

There are plenty of mobile apps that let you snap a picture and share it with your friends or the world—Zannel, Umundo, Mocospace, Pikki, MobyPicture, Yahoo Go—but one that does an especially good