robot car

robot car

A self-driving car. See driverless car.
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But for a one-off lapse of judgement by an inexperienced driver, then having a robot car on your tail, then maybe even taking over your own vehicle's on-board electronics as a potential longer-term goal of this invention, might be a step too far.
When things go wrong with a robot car, you kill people.
Aiding the Stanley robot car across nearly 230 kilometres through the Mojave desert were experts from The Volkswagen of America, Intel Research and others.
I wonder in my lifetime if I will be able to travel into town on Saturday night get hammered, then stagger back to the car and slur the words 'Home James' before dropping off on the back seat only to wake up outside my house, courtesy of my robot car.
While a "turbo boost"-equipped robot car might be a bit far-fetched, with voice assistants already making their way into our humble automobiles, Kitt's not that far from the truth in form, if not quite in function.
In this research, we tried to develop one complete process of obstacle avoidance feature for ground vehicles by using Robot Car (RC).
Full transparency about your planned self-driving robot car testing activities is the only acceptable approach, particularly if you plan a public stock offering.
And in those moments, a robot car may have to choose the lesser of two evils -- for example, swerving onto a crowded sidewalk to avoid being rear-ended by a speeding truck or staying put and placing its occupants in mortal danger.
When the National Research Foundation offered a grant in 2010 for programs on future urban mobility, Ang pitched the concept of the robot car and of converting cars into autonomous vehicles to Damien Chong and Qin Baoxing, his students at the time who just recently earned their PhD and are now part of AVG.
The film festival will continue at the Al Hamra Complex while Robot car racing and aero mania remote controlled plane show will be held here at Punjab Stadium on March16.
The total robot car is, I feel, a long way away because no matter how much automation goes on, there is in the foreseeable future a definite need for people to drive for themselves some of the time.