Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apple has an official permit to test self-driving cars in California

Apple has received a permit to test autonomous cars in California, the first official confirmation that the maker of the iPhone sees the century-old automobile as a product that's ripe for reinvention and a...

LIDAR as Secret Sauce for Self-Driving Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributor Is LIDAR the secret sauce for self-driving cars? I’ll explain what LIDAR is, and also offer insights about the two different...

Securing Driverless Cars From Hackers Is Hard. Ask the Ex-Uber Guy Who Protects Them

Two years ago, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek pulled off a demonstration that shook the auto industry, remotely hacking a Jeep Cherokee via its internet connection to paralyze it on a highway. Since then,...

Humans Colliding with Self-Driving Cars: Who’s on the Defense?

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributor Those darned human drivers! Yes, that’s what the self-driving car community likes to say. They love to put the blame onto...

Elderly Boon or Bust for Self-Driving Cars, Depending

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and regular contributor You probably know about the old saying that a low mileage car driven by an elderly person is a good buy because...

When Accidents Happen to Self-Driving Cars

by Dr. Lance B. Eliot, AI Insider for AI Trends Sinkholes. We recently had a major sinkhole that opened up in the middle of a busy street here in Southern California, and it swallowed whole...

Illegal Driving for Self-Driving Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, AI Insider for AI Trends Here in California, we have carpool lanes, which are also known as diamond lanes (marked with a diamond symbol), and officially called High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)...

Remote Piloting is a Self-Driving Car Crutch

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributor When my daughter was young, I used to take her to the playground and have her go on the swings...

Self-Driving Cars: Zero Fatalities, Zero Chance

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and regular contributor. One of the most commonly repeated claims for the advent of self-driving cars is the notion that we will be able...

Road Trip Trickery for Self-Driving Trucks and Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot is the AI Insider for AI Trends Let’s suppose I tell you that I am going to make a person disappear before your very eyes. That would be quite a...

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