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Do self driving cars talk to each other?

Update, Dec 2016: Just this month, Michigan legalizes self-driving car testing on public roads, and GM is going to start testing. As things continue to move in this direction, the field will no doubt ...
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What are the safety sensors & cameras on those new windshield packs? (like Volvo city safety)

There are 3 basic aspects; cost, weather and redundancy. Sensors like LIDAR are great at mapping the surrounding world and creating a point cloud. The problem is that high quality LIDARs are very ...
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What are the safety sensors & cameras on those new windshield packs? (like Volvo city safety)

City Safety is based on a combined camera and radar unit integrated at the top of the windscreen, in front of the interior rear-view mirror. The latest technology upgrade is a smarter and faster high-...
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What are the safety sensors & cameras on those new windshield packs? (like Volvo city safety)

Camera. Rain sensor. LIDAR receiver (stereo). LIDAR transmitter. Probably it shows a grid and the stereo receiver then can determine the distance and shape of the object. Radar is located in the ...
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Is is possible to mimic drive by wire on a 1998 Jeep Cherokee using servos and other motors

The crew of the series Mythbusters did just as you've described, replacing the steering wheel with a geared servo motor controlled by radio control, along with throttle management. The brake pedal was ...
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Currently available cars (under $35K) with adaptive cruise-control and lane centering?

Operating a motor vehicle is the most dangerous thing people do on a daily basis. In the US alone, 35,000 people die from this every single year, that's 3 times the murder rate. So, look at your car, ...
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