Yvonne Carts-Powell

Twofer: No drivers redux

In technology on February 21, 2012 at 12:21 pm

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Two new items, adding on to my previous post about the evolution (and need for) robot-driven cars:

This week the state of Nevada finalized new rules that will make it possible for robotic self-driving cars to receive their own special driving permits. It’s not quite driver’s licenses for robots — but it’s close.: When The Car Is The Driver from All Tech Considered : NPR.

Also, from MIT Tech Review:
Fully autonomous self-driving cars are still far from the market, but a wide range of features—including sensor systems that warn of lane departures and imminent crashes, and can even apply the brakes if you don’t—are rapidly showing up in midmarket cars. Self-Driving Tech Veers into Mid-Range Cars

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