aUToronto News

Sunday April 14th, 2019

Eyes on the prize! We've learned a lot from our experience at last year's SAE/GM AutoDrive Competition and excited to show our progress in June!⁣

#AutoDriveChallenge #SAE #GM #autonomous #selfdriving
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Eyes on the prize! Weve learned a lot from our experience at last years SAE/GM AutoDrive Competition and excited to show our progress in June!⁣
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#AutoDriveChallenge #SAE #GM #autonomous #selfdriving

Thursday March 28th, 2019

We have certainly come a long way since we’d first launched the project. We’re so thrilled to keep up the work! #throwback ... See MoreSee Less

We have certainly come a long way since we’d first launched the project. We’re so thrilled to keep up the work! #throwbackImage attachment

Tuesday March 19th, 2019

Practice makes perfect!
#auto #autonomous #autodrivechallenge
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Practice makes perfect!
#auto #autonomous #autodrivechallenge

Thursday March 14th, 2019

James is our Deep Learning Accelerator team lead!⁣

“I almost went into Physics for my graduate degree! For my undergrad, I did Engineering Physics at UBC, and I loved it so much I was considering pursuing it for my Master’s. I ended up going with the Electrical & Computer Engineering graduate program at UofT, and that’s how I was able to join aUToronto. What I’m doing now at aUToronto is just as, if not more, exciting than what I did in undergrad. At UBC I tuned mirrors and optical cars to work with lasers. Now I’m tuning code to get the optimal performance for our car, Zeus!”
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James is our Deep Learning Accelerator team lead!⁣
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“I almost went into Physics for my graduate degree! For my undergrad, I did Engineering Physics at UBC, and I loved it so much I was considering pursuing it for my Master’s. I ended up going with the Electrical & Computer Engineering graduate program at UofT, and that’s how I was able to join aUToronto. What I’m doing now at aUToronto is just as, if not more, exciting than what I did in undergrad. At UBC I tuned mirrors and optical cars to work with lasers. Now I’m tuning code to get the optimal performance for our car, Zeus!”

Saturday March 9th, 2019

Meet Arkady, the Traffic Lights and Signs Recognition Co-Lead! Fun fact: if you search ‘software engineer’ on Google images, he’ll be one of the first results to come up (see 2nd pic).⁣

“As a lead at aUToronto, I have to think strategically about how to best manage my team while also doing my own technical work -- something that’s different than other technical roles I’ve held. I really like that the way we operate is as if we were our own company!” @ Toronto, Ontario
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Meet Arkady, the Traffic Lights and Signs Recognition Co-Lead! Fun fact: if you search ‘software engineer’ on Google images, he’ll be one of the first results to come up (see 2nd pic).⁣
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“As a lead at aUToronto, I have to think strategically about how to best manage my team while also doing my own technical work -- something that’s different than other technical roles I’ve held. I really like that the way we operate is as if we were our own company!” @ Toronto, OntarioImage attachment

Saturday March 9th, 2019

As the official industry partner to the Autodrive challenge, GM has been a huge source of support to aUToronto. They kickstarted the challenge by providing us with the car that is now Zeus!

We’ve learned so much throughout this competition, evolving vastly from each stage to the next. As a result, Zeus has grown smarter with each iteration.

Although we’ve come so far, we still have miles to go. We’re incredibly grateful to GM for giving us the wonderful opportunity to compete in this challenge, and are excited for our future collaborations with them.
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As the official industry partner to the Autodrive challenge, GM has been a huge source of support to aUToronto. They kickstarted the challenge by providing us with the car that is now Zeus!
 
We’ve learned so much throughout this competition, evolving vastly from each stage to the next. As a result, Zeus has grown smarter with each iteration.  
 
Although we’ve come so far, we still have miles to go. We’re incredibly grateful to GM for giving us the wonderful opportunity to compete in this challenge, and are excited for our future collaborations with them.Image attachment

Friday March 1st, 2019

Here's a view from one of the intersections at MCity! As part of the Intersection Challenge, each team will be required to sequence a series of intersections while abiding by traffic lights. ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday February 28th, 2019

aUToronto recently attended the U of T Sustainability Conference to speak on a panel alongside Joni Paiva, the president of Nissan Canada, and Sanathan Kassiedass, the head of Innovation at Metrolinx. We fielded questions and spoke about sustainable transportation. ... See MoreSee Less

aUToronto recently attended the U of T Sustainability Conference to speak on a panel alongside Joni Paiva, the president of Nissan Canada, and Sanathan Kassiedass, the head of Innovation at Metrolinx. We fielded questions and spoke about sustainable transportation.

Wednesday February 27th, 2019

This was a fun testing day. Here's a snap of Zeus being tested in a wooded area. ... See MoreSee Less

This was a fun testing day. Heres a snap of Zeus being tested in a wooded area.
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