The Invention Of The Self Driving Car

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Have you ever asked yourself, “Are self driving vehicles even possible?” Well, the simple answer is yes. In fact, the self driving car and other self driven forms of transportation, like autopilot, have already been invented. The exception being that the self driving car is still being tested before becoming commercially available. It truly is amazing how much has been done in such a short period of time. Go back 20 years and some of these ideas seemed completely impossible. Autopilot and the self driving car are significant inventions to our world because they make transportation safer, they make it easier to get around, and provide a newer, simpler solution. Now before you hear why these inventions are important, I’m sure you want to hear how they even work. However, before you can understand the invention you should know some history about their inventors! First let 's start with autopilot, which was invented by Lawrence Sperry. You should know that he was a pilot himself. Lawrence Sperry was also the last performer in the Concours de la Securité en Aéroplane (Airplane Safety Competition). Lawrence Sperry was born on December 21, 1892, in Chicago, IL. He died on December 13, 1923, in the English Channel, after crashing his plane while flying. Sperry was only raised by one parent, his father, Elmer Ambrose Sperry. His assistant 's name was Emil Cachin, who was French, Sperry did not understand any French and Cachin didn’t understand any English, despite this they hit it

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