01 May '14, 4pm

The Self-Driving Car - IEEE Spectrum

The Self-Driving Car - IEEE Spectrum

Even as self-driving research cars make record-setting road trips , fully autonomous vehicles that can legally drive on public roads remain a distant dream. But there’s good news: The advanced components that make these cars work have been filtering into commercial vehicles at a fast pace. Self-parking , automatic emergency braking , adaptive cruise control , and lane keeping are just some of the technologies that have leapt into the market in the past few years. Put them all together and you get a picture of how we’ll go from driving to assisted driving to fully autonomous cars . Sure, there will be problems along the way , but it’ll be a great ride .

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/static/the-self-driving-car/

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