Formula Student – AI and the Power of Simulation

Back in April, university campuses were rapidly closing, with students having to leave the country or quarantine in the UK and timelines thrown into chaos as millions of expectations about summer 2020 had to quickly change. For the organisers and student teams of the Formula Student AI competition, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic brought a brand […]

A Simulated Reality

Like many other Covid-impacted events, Formula Student is making a virtue of going virtual this summer A few months ago, we reported on these channels how the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) had been extremely willing to embrace autonomous vehicle engineering into its Formula Student programme. Formula Student has been a rich source of challenge […]

[Hello World!] Sense — Plan — Act

In the second of new series of technical blogs, StreetDrone is going to explain the hierarchy of a “robotic” self-driving system, and how that translates into the movement of a self-driving car. Our “Hello World!” series is written by software engineer Efimia Panagiotaki, a tech-trotter with engineering experience ranging from the National Technical University of […]

In Times of Austerity — Grow Your Own!

We’re heading for a colossal skills shortage, says StreetDrone CEO, Mike Potts. Here at StreetDrone towers, we’re busy at the coalface making it faster, easier and safer for cities to deploy, learn and scale autonomous urban vehicle trials. Since our business was established five years ago, we’ve grown continuously and consistently, but while our progress […]

Meet the Team – Ian Murphy

     Ian Murphy is a systems engineer with years of experience among some of the biggest names in Motorsport and the automotive sector. He has recently joined StreetDrone as technical director to help shape our accessible and open test platform with his systems expertise.  In this week’s “Meet the Team” feature,  Ian explains his background […]