Self Autonomous cars are here next year

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    TriplexDread

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    I see them now zipping around like in the movie 'Minority report'

    "With a goal of eliminating crashes and traffic congestion, the Cruise AV is fitted with five lidar sensors, 16 cameras, and 21 radars. The information procured from the systems allows the Cruise AV to create a three-dimensional model of its surroundings. "

    https://blog.caranddriver.com/gm-to-launch-driverless-car-in-2019-with-no-steering-wheel-or-pedals/

    I personally remain sceptical. Certainly an override is needed incase or Software failure
    If one breaks down will there be a massive back log of traffic behind it because of built in safety measure?

    HMMMMMM
     
    TriplexDread, Jan 13, 2018
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    I wonder how many cab drivers will be thrown on the dole when these driverless cars take of ?
     
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    A whole new chapter for Uber?
     
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