29 Jun '15, 8pm

How Would You Like Your Robo-Car? Barista-bot? Burrito-mobile? Rolling Movie Theater?

How Would You Like Your Robo-Car? Barista-bot? Burrito-mobile? Rolling Movie Theater?

In the future, we may have trouble recognizing autonomous cars as cars. They’ll, by necessity, share some of the same features as the cars that we’re used to: wheels, probably. Doors of some sort, if you want. A general affinity for roads. But we're getting rid of the idea of a human driver, even as we've already gotten rid of the need for a loud and filthy engine at the front. What you’re left with is, instead of a car, a mobile space. Literally a platform, in the case of GM’s too-far-ahead-of-its-time Hy-wire concept . It sounds like marketing, but imagine for a moment that travel by car could become all about what you’re going to do along the way , instead of how long it takes to get there. Michael DiTullo is the Chief Design Officer at Sound United , and we love his vision for the future of autonomous vehicles : What happens when the car evolves from a means of transpo...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/s...

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