Autonomous car drives itself with no fear of traffic problem or accident even at speed of 150 mph. It’s sure it’s exciting & thrilling!
It’s the latest automobile technology! This is no fiction nor is it a pigment of your imagination. You see robots performing human tasks and what of the American predatory drones flying without pilots . . . seeking & striking terrorists? Remote-control is featuring everywhere. Prayerfully & speaking for my own personal disability of being rendered immobile because of glaucoma, this will definitely be capable of solving traffic problems & creating new exciting frontiers.
Autonomous cars are coming — and they’re going to drive better than you. Dr. Chris Gerdes, when addressing a TED audience, reveals how he and his team are developing robotic race cars that can drive at 150 mph while avoiding every possible accident. And yet, in studying the brainwaves of professional racing drivers, Gerdes says he has gained a new appreciation for the instincts of professional drivers.
An autonomous car may seem like a thing of the distant future, but mechanical engineer Chris Gerdes is racing to make it a reality today.
Imagine a car that can drive itself – that with the push of a button can get you home safely when you’re too tired to drive or have had a night of one too many drinks. Dr. Chris Gerdes, the Director of the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (conveniently acronymed CARS), and his team are developing a robotic race car, capable of driving at outrageous speeds while avoiding every possible accident. Gerdes’ research focuses on the development of driver assistance systems for collision avoidance, as well as on new combustion processes for engines.
Prior to teaching at Stanford, Gerdes was the project leader for vehicle dynamics at the Vehicle Systems Technology Center of Daimler-Benz Research and Technology North America. His work at Daimler focused on safety analysis.
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Autonomous driving? How about flying? The pilots do the takeoffs and sometimes the landings. During most of the phase of flying they just sit there and monitor the airwaves, allowing the autopilot to keep the aircraft aloft.