Presentation on theme: "GOOGLE DRIVER-FREE CARS GOOGLE SELF-DRIVING CARS."— Presentation transcript:
GOOGLE DRIVER-FREE CARS GOOGLE SELF-DRIVING CARS
WHAT IS IT? Ability of a car to get from point A to point B without human interaction
HOW DOES IT WORK? Ultra-precise GPS fixes Scanner Google translate Lane departure warning Lane keep assist Blind spot detection
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES Electric Quick reaction time High speeds Less accidents Current legislation Expensive software Human acceptance ADVANTAGESDISADVANTAGES Additional information about the advantages and disadvantages of self-driving cars can be found at http://www.geekosystem.com/self-driving-cars http://www.geekosystem.com/self-driving-cars
PROBLEMS WITH PERFORMANCE STANDARD National Highway Transportation Safety Administration must regulate auto safety Must create an objective and testable performance standard Too many possible failures with the system and software
SELF-DRIVING CARS VS OTHERS More information regarding ownership statistics can be found at http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2011/08/23/car- population_n_934291.html http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2011/08/23/car- population_n_934291.html
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