Ford’s Exclusive Deal With Nirenberg Neuroscience

Last month, when Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields announced the automaker’s ambitious plans to put a volume-production autonomous vehicle on the road sometime in 2021, he also made public a handful of new investments and partnerships. One of these is an exclusive licensing agreement with machine-vision company Nirenberg Neuroscience. If you’re wondering why an automaker is counting on the technologies of a New York-based neuroscience company, the answer is that Dr. Sheila Nirenberg’s work decoding the mysteries of human vision could help autonomous vehicles to more effectively perceive the environment, improving their ability to read and react to various situations. In fact, Nirenberg has already created artificial intelligence vision software that’s being deployed in the field of robotics to help automatons with navigation, obstacle avoidance, and identification. While it’s…


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