Advantage And Disadvantages Of Google Self-Driving Car

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Sunway College Johor Bahru Diploma in Information Technology Module Code: COMPUTING PRINCIPLES Module Title: CXD 1202 Name: Liaw Ka Lok Student ID: 15019532 Topic: Google Self-Driving Car Semester: AUGUST–DECEMBER 2015 Intake: March 2015 Lecturer: MISS REBECCA CHIN Title Page Introduction Google self-driving car is a robotic vehicle that is designed to travel between destinations without a human operator. Google self-driving car is called a driverless car, an automated car or an autonomous vehicle. Google has started to show the prototype of its driverless cars. Google self-driving car have a friendly face painted on their front to make people see them as cheerful and unthreatening. Google driverless cars was designed to travel…show more content…
The Advantage and Disadvantage of Google Self-Driving Car 1.) Advantage of Google Self-Driving Car: i. MOBILITY FOR EVERYONE - There are some special health situations that just deny certain people to drive a car therefor their mobility is in blocked in some sense, of course public transportation could be helpful but a car that is driven by itself would guarantee a dynamic life for this individuals allowing them to explore the joys of life under certain degree of independence and confidence. ii. IMPROVING SAFETY - Human error is a factor in most collisions. Failing to look properly, misjudging other road users’ movements, being distracted, careless or in too much of a hurry are the most common causes of collisions on our roads, according to the report.. Automated vehicles will not make these mistakes. They use a range of sensors which will constantly monitor their surroundings. iii. REDUCE…show more content…
That is the equivalent of six working weeks. The ‘driver’ will be able to choose whether they want to be in control, or to hand the task of driving over to the vehicle itself. This represents a major opportunity – allowing drivers to safely use the journey time however they wish, from reading a book, to surfing the web, watching a film, just chatting face to face with other passengers or even having a nap also possible. 2.) Disadvantage of Google Self-Driving Car: i. EXPENSIVE - This kind of technology requires a lot of investigation, design, testing and time, previous scenarios in history show that automation is not achieved at a low cost. Automation is likely to be achieved at very high economical costs and the end users generally must pay for these achievements. ii. PRIVACY LOSS - Satellite location must be present at the Google Self-Driving Car in order to guarantee it’s functionality, this could be a negative consequence for some people, because your real time location will be traceable, the time and places you visited and related information that only concerns to you. At some point the privacy issue could be fixed by regulations and implementation but there is still a tricky path for it to be
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