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Expanding Applied’s National Security & Defense Advisory Board

December 1, 2022
Applied Intuition announces three new additions to the National Security and Defense Advisory Board, including prominent leaders from the U.S. Department of Defense and national security ecosystem.
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Army Selects Applied Intuition to Accelerate Autonomy Development for Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV)

November 14, 2022
Applied Intuition has been selected by the Army and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to deliver an end-to-end autonomy software development and test platform for the Army’s Robotic Combat Vehicle.
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Applied Hosts Delegation from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering

November 8, 2022
Applied Intuition hosted a delegation from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to discuss commercial best practices for autonomy development and how those best practices could be applied to Department of Defense autonomy programs.
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Training With Synthetic Lidar Data to Improve Perception Model Performance: Takeaways from Automotive LIDAR 2022

September 30, 2022
At this year’s Automotive LIDAR conference, our team gave a presentation on how autonomy programs can leverage synthetic lidar data in addition to real training data to improve perception model performance while lowering costs and speeding up time to market.
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Best Practices for Building Safe Autonomous Systems: Takeaways From ADAS & AV Technology Expo

September 15, 2022
At this year’s ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo in San Jose, California, our team gave a presentation covering best practices for building safe autonomous systems.
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Enterprise Data Management for Defense Autonomy Programs

September 12, 2022
Learn why autonomy programs under development by the Department of Defense (DOD) and its international partners must prioritize enterprise data management tools to accelerate program timelines and deliver effective autonomous systems.
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Applied Hosts Congressional Delegation at Silicon Valley HQ

September 1, 2022
Applied Intuition hosted Rep. Rob Wittman to discuss the state of defense and commercial autonomy, how start-ups and non-traditional tech companies drive defense innovation, and to see autonomous systems in action.
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Applied Intuition Continues Long-Standing Partnership With Virtual Mechanics Corporation for Providing CarSim Products in Japan

August 25, 2022
Virtual Mechanics is a distributor of advanced software for automotive development in Japan. The company has been a distribution partner for CarSim, TruckSim, BikeSim, and SuspensionSim for many years.
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Guest Blog: Driving the Development of AV Merge Planning Algorithms at Stanford Intelligent Systems Laboratory

August 23, 2022
Stanford Intelligent Systems Laboratory has been using Applied’s simulation products for their new publication about autonomous vehicle merge planning on freeways. Learn how the research lab tested and validated strategies for merging in the presence of cooperative or non-cooperative human driving behavior.
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Test & Evaluation for Autonomous Military Vehicles: How Virtual T&E Tools Enable Comprehensive Evaluations (Part 2)

August 15, 2022
Part 2 of our series on testing and evaluation (T&E) for autonomous military vehicles outlines the Department of Defense’s approach to military vehicle T&E, additional considerations for autonomous military vehicles, and how virtual modeling and simulation tools can more effectively prove out the performance of autonomy stacks for defense applications.
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Test & Evaluation for Autonomous Military Vehicles: Challenges (Part 1)

August 10, 2022
Evaluating the performance of commercial autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicle systems is a difficult task. Test and evaluation (T&E) of the safety and performance of autonomous military vehicles brings additional challenges, requiring more than just real-world testing.
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Announcing Synthetic Datasets for ML Applications

August 9, 2022
Synthetic Datasets empower users to improve the robustness of their machine learning (ML) models with camera, lidar, radar, and other sensor data.
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Applied Intuition Partners With Ouster to Speed Up Customer Deployment of Lidar-Based Perception Systems

August 4, 2022
Applied Intuition has partnered with Ouster to develop, validate, and release synthetic models of Ouster lidars. Applied’s sensor simulation software enables Ouster’s customers to accelerate the deployment of new Ouster lidars.
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Guest Blog: Boosting driveblocks’ Autonomous Driving Functionality with Applied’s Simulation Software

July 28, 2022
The driveblocks team has developed full-stack autonomous driving algorithms at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Learn how a new startup with a deep international research background uses Applied’s solutions to master the challenges of commercial AV development.
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Methods for Map Validation: Takeaways From IEEE IV 2022

June 16, 2022
Applied Intuition presented at the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium this year. Our team led a discussion around map validation and road model creation methods used by real-world autonomy programs.
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Verification and Validation of Autonomous Systems: Learnings From Tech.AD Europe 2022

May 12, 2022
Applied Intuition hosted four in-depth sessions with key stakeholders at Tech.AD Europe. Our team led discussions around verifying and validating autonomous systems.
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Caterpillar Collaborates With Applied Intuition on Virtual Testing of Autonomous Machines

May 3, 2022
Applied Intuition and Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, are collaborating to accelerate the testing of autonomous systems.
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Standards and Performance Metrics for On-Road AVs: Takeaways From a NIST Workshop

April 26, 2022
Applied Intuition participated in a NIST workshop alongside experts from government, academia, and industry. The panel discussed AI for on-road AVs and how to build trust in AV technology.
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Applied Intuition Partners With Nissan to Improve the Safety and Scalability of Advanced Driver-Assistance Technology

April 25, 2022
Applied Intuition has partnered with Nissan on the development of an automated collision avoidance system aimed to reduce accidents and improve safety.
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Applied Intuition Acquires CarSim, an Industry-Leading Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Company

March 14, 2022
Together, we’re committed to providing category-leading ADAS and AV development tools.
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Applied Intuition and Supernal Collaborate to Pursue Advanced Simulation of Safe Autonomous Advanced Air Mobility

February 3, 2022
Applied Intuition and Supernal are collaborating to enable testing, certification, and deployment of safe and reliable autonomous advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.
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Applied Intuition Awarded Position on Department of Defense $249M BPA for AI and Autonomy Test & Evaluation

February 2, 2022
Applied Intuition is proud to announce that it was selected to participate in a multi-award, $249M ceiling Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Defense.
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Seegrid and Applied Intuition Partner to Create Simulations to Accelerate Autonomous Material Handling Solutions for Seegrid Palion AMRs

December 15, 2021
The leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) leverages Applied’s simulation tools to develop next-generation material handling automation solutions.
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Announcing the National Security & Defense Advisory Board

December 1, 2021
Applied Intuition, Inc. announces the strategic National Security and Defense Advisory Board composed of recognized former national security and U.S. Department of Defense leaders.
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Announcing Our $175M Series D Funding Co-Led by Elad Gil, Addition, and Coatue Management

November 11, 2021
Applied raises $175M co-led by Elad Gil, Addition (Lee Fixel), and Coatue Management (Thomas Laffont) with significant participation from existing investors, and announces the formation of an automotive advisory board.
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Torc Robotics Collaborates With Applied Intuition to Accelerate Development and Validation of Autonomous Trucks

November 9, 2021
The multi-year, strategic collaboration will help Daimler-Torc’s autonomous vehicles to prepare for unpredictable, potentially dangerous events in the real-world.
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Build Vs. Buy: Strategic Decisions in Procuring Tools for ADAS and AV Development

November 8, 2021
Autonomous vehicle (AV) engineering organizations face the dilemma of building versus buying when it comes to developer tools. This blog post will lay out some of the options that autonomy teams consider when choosing the right tools for their testing and development process.
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Applied Intuition’s Simulator Is ISO 26262 Certified!

November 3, 2021
Today, we’re pleased to announce that Applied Inuition’s simulation tool Simian has been ISO 26262 certified by TÜV Nord. Manufacturers of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle (AV) systems can rely on Simian as a core part of their validation workflow.
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Impacting Worldwide Autonomy Programs at the Cross-Function of Business and Engineering

May 12, 2021
Applied's application software engineers (ASEs) play a critical role throughout the customer’s AV development journey. Here's a look at how they support AV development teams using their domain expertise.
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Inside the Process: Building 3D Environment Visualization for Applied’s Core Simulator

March 29, 2021
This is the first post of the series to share behind-the-scene engineering work at Applied. We'll share our journey of building out a mission-critical component of our software, visualizer.
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Announcing $125M Series C From Existing Investors Lux Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and General Catalyst

October 22, 2020
We’ve raised a Series C financing round to expand our product portfolio, strengthen our global footprint, and continue to support new and existing customers.
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Behind the Scenes: Life at Applied Intuition

October 10, 2019
Our recruiting video has been a hit. Peek into how we created an authentic video in collaboration with Slow Clap.
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Announcing a $40M Series B Funding Led by General Catalyst

September 12, 2019
Fresh round of funding is raised to support our growing business and international expansion.
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Applied Intuition Joins PAVE

March 26, 2019
We join a coalition to enhance public and policymakers’ understanding of how autonomous vehicles should be safely tested and deployed.
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