Despite what Elon Musk says, there are numerous challenges to overcome in creating completely self-driving cars that work in the real world.
July 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: driverless-cars autonomous-vehicles self-driving-vehicles
Self-driving taxis could be a setback for those with different needs – unless companies embrace accessible design now
In order to create an efficient future transportation system, autonomous vehicles need to accommodate people with different mobility needs.
June 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: pollution disability braille uber autonomous-vehicles transportation safety technology self-driving-vehicles wheelchairs lyft americans-with-disabilities-act-ada waymo transportation-safety
Driverless cars could revolutionise transport for disabled people – so why aren't more companies including them in the design process?
May 20, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: driverless-cars automotive-industry autonomous-vehicles people-with-disabilites car-design
Pedestrians are wary of autonomous cars, but they trust traffic lights. Researchers suggest driverless cars could communicate directly with the signals to make their own actions more predictable.
April 21, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: robotics driverless-cars trust research-brief autonomous-vehicles traffic-lights pedestrians self-driving-vehicles
Driverless vehicles rely heavily on sensors to navigate the world. They're vulnerable to attack if bad actors trick them into 'seeing' things that aren't there, potentially leading to deadly crashes.
March 6, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: machine-learning driverless-cars autonomous-vehicles sensors transportation lidar autonomous-systems automobiles
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