Technology start-up driveblocks, a software specialist for fully autonomous driving of commercial vehicles, has closed a 2.2 million euro seed round led by Rethink Ventures and Bayern Kapital. Angel investor Joachim Drees (former CEO of MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus SE) and existing investor Friedrich & Wagner Holding also provided fresh capital. The founding team intends to use the funds primarily for the further development of driveblocks’ core technology: the Mapless Autonomy Platform.

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The next generation of fully autonomous driving: Munich-based start-up driveblocks receives €2.2 million in seed funding

2023-09-08

Technology start-up driveblocks, a software specialist for fully autonomous driving of commercial vehicles, has closed a 2.2 million euro seed round led by Rethink Ventures and Bayern Kapital. Angel investor Joachim Drees (former CEO of MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus SE) and existing investor Friedrich & Wagner Holding also provided fresh capital. The founding team intends to use the funds primarily for the further development of driveblocks’ core technology: the Mapless Autonomy Platform.

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Enhancing embedded performance and resource efficiency of the Mapless Autonomy Platform with the new 2024.01 version

2024-01-16

driveblocks, a technology company providing perception software for mapless autonomous driving, rolls out an updated version of its core product, the Mapless Autonomy Platform with major improvements with respect to embedded deployments.

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Transformer neural networks – how global attention-mechanisms improve edge-case performance in L4 autonomy

2023-11-16

Transformer neural networks leverage context information via attention-mechanisms. Learn more about how we leverage this to improve edge-case performance in the Mapless Autonomy Platform.

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driveblocks and Apex.AI partner to offer the Mapless Autonomy Platform on top of safety-certified software development framework Apex.Grace

2023-10-16

We are excited to announce our partnership with Apex.AI! We have pre-integrated the Mapless Autonomy Platform with the safety-certified framework Apex.Grace and can now offer a ready to deploy solution to joint customers and development partners.

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New backend for sensor-fusion algorithm in driveblocks Mapless Autonomy Platform with 2023.04 release

2023-10-10

driveblocks, a technology company providing perception software for mapless autonomous driving, releases a revamped version of its Mapless Autonomy Platform. The key update is a new backend for the core sensor-fusion algorithm.

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Innovusion and driveblocks Offer Pre-integrated LiDAR Perception Solution to Accelerate Commercial Vehicle Automation

2023-09-21

Innovusion, a global frontrunner in high precision and resolution LiDAR sensor technology, and driveblocks, a pioneer in AI-based perception and sensor-fusion for mapless autonomous driving, have joined forces. The objective: To speed up commercial vehicle automation by providing a robust and integrated solution designed for a diverse range of environments, including agriculture, container yards, and highways.

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