Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous Vehicles Google with the help of specially trained scientist and engineers, have come up with a robot concept car. This autonomous vehicle uses artificial intelligence software. This can sense anything near and mimic the decisions made by a human driver. With someone behind the wheel to take control if something goes wrong and a technician in the passenger seat to monitor the navigation system. Using a funnel like cylinder on the roof contains a camera and a sensor. The mass production of this car has people to believe that they can transform society as profoundly as the internet has. The first thought that comes to mind when you think about a car that could drive itself, is that how safe could it be? You could also ask…show more content…
These buttons would come into place. GPS navigation and Bluetooth capabilities have been programmed and are accessible. Using the GPS navigation, which allows you to preprogram routes, makes this easier. Also turn by turn directions can be used. Voice detection can be used by master controller. The GPS and the sensor are programed to follow speed limits and to stop at traffic lights. It also can sense when there is a cyclist or pedestrian at a crosswalk. A pleasant voice will announce “you are approaching a crosswalk” or a stop sign. Making it so, that the driver can’t miss anything in its way. Different personalities from being a cautious driver to an aggressive driver have been programed. The self-driving car initiative is an example of Google’s willingness to gamble on technology that may not payoff for years. Even the most optimistic predictions put the deployment of the technology more than eight years away. Working toward making robotic vehicles would essentially make highways safer and lower the nation’s energy costs. Reducing fuel consumption by eliminating heavy-footed, stop-go drivers could not only save money, but could reduce possible accidents. But the advent of autonomous vehicles poses thorny legal issues. Under current law, a human must be in control of a car at all
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