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Copilot by Pronto: driver-assist technology does just that! (with video)

August 21, 2019

Even the best drivers have lapses in attention and it’s my contention that Copilot is technology every driver needs when they’re least aware they need it most, and this has little to do with experience and tenure.

 

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AV safety expert Robbie Miller on self-driving “science fiction“ (Episode 12)

August 19, 2019

In this episode, Leslie and Pete talk to Robbie Miller, Chief Safety Officer at Pronto.

A new safety layer: Pronto tech automates lane keeping, cruise control for drivers

July 26, 2019

…This is one of many reasons why Chris, Pronto’s safety driver, says he prefers using Copilot whenever possible on the road. “I feel safer,” he says…

Software, Insurance Dominated Discussions at 2019 AV Summit

June 14, 2019

Pronto AI is taking a more gradual approach to developing autonomous driving features instead of pushing for “fully” automated vehicles.

An exclusive look at Pronto’s driver-assist technology

June 6, 2019

Pronto invited Fleet Owner to the company’s headquarters in San Francisco for an exclusive look at the Level 2 automated technology that controls braking, throttling and steering.

Anthony Levandowski on lessons learned at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI

April 22, 2019

TechCrunch sits down with Levandowski for a wide-ranging discussion on autonomous vehicles and his new startup Pronto.ai…

Self-Driving Truck Startup Pronto Pursues Gradual Path to Automation

February 19, 2019

As a Level 2 system, the business case for Copilot is based primarily on improving safety, as well as increasing driver comfort and satisfaction, which can in turn boost driver recruiting…

Tech Pioneer Levandowski Wants Limited Trucking Autonomy Now

February 25, 2019

Anthony Levandowski is a pioneer of autonomous vehicle systems. He developed a self-driving motorcycle in 2004, joined Google’s driverless car team early on and left to help start Otto when he decided trucking was a better place for the technology to develop….

Silicon Valley’s Levandowski returns with self-driving truck start-up

December 18, 2018

Pronto.AI will roll out its Copilot system in “early 2019”, Mr Levandowski said. A video demonstrating the start-up’s technology in a modified Toyota passenger car claimed to show the vehicle completing a 3,099-mile coast-to-coast drive across the US without any human interventions or “disengagements” by a safety driver.

Anthony Levandowski is back with a new company aimed at commercial trucking

December 18, 2018

Pronto AI will be offering its first product, Copilot, to the commercial trucking industry. The Level II autonomous system offers driver assist features designed to improve safety, emissions and driver comfort…

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