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Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication Systems

As we race toward fully autonomous vehicles, we are beginning to understand that the only expensive car on the road is the one that can communicate with other cars and objects it’s surrounding like traditional traffic cones.

This technological movement will bring automobile manufacturers together with telecom companies to have individual vehicles communicating with each other in a continuous manner.

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Autonomous Car Technology Regulations

As autonomous car technology continues to advance, the number one concern on the minds of automakers and the government alike is public safety.

As technology continues to advance at a faster pace than ever before that state and federal lawmakers, struggle to provide adequate oversight for self-driving car technology.

Earlier in the year federal officials announced that they would be taking the unprecedented step toward providing strict oversight over the software and other features that operate autonomous vehicles.

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Autonomous Cars: Mobile Computing Technology

Most drivers across America have dreamt about autonomous cars at one point or another.

Whether from The Jetsons or reading about them in Sci-Fi books, Americans have looked forward to the day when technology would do the tedious (and often dangerous) job of driving for us.

However, the one thing many don’t think about when they dream about self-driving cars is that the computer components of these technological marvels are prone to hacking and viruses just like our laptop and home computer.

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Navigating The Future With Care

When we consider how many people die each year from traffic-related accidents, it becomes clear why so many car companies are pushing the development of safer and more reliable self-driving car technology.

The core issue that we have to consider when thinking about the promise of driverless technology is how many people could autonomous vehicles save in the coming years?

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Anyone interested in self-driving car technology knows about the amazing innovations lead by Tesla, Google, and Toyota.

Home-Grown Interest In Autonomous Driving Farm Technology

These companies are showing us what the future of personal autonomous cars look like and how they can be used on our roads.

At the same time that the world watches self-driving vehicle technology evolve on our nation’s roads,

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Autonomous Vehicles Move Beyond Cars

When we think about self-driving vehicles, the first thing we usually think about is commercial vehicles.

While autonomous vehicle technology is advancing quickly in the retail sector, it is making, even more, progress in the logistic industry in warehouses.

Warehouses are seeing the highest adoption rates for autonomous vehicles because of the increased pressure that Commerce is putting on shipping and storage facilities.

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Automation Replacing Human Workers

Since the beginning of time, humans have searched for ways to increase the efficiency of work. The pursuit of improved effectiveness and work habits has shaped not only our technology but also our entire culture.

Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have implemented technology in some ways to push economic progress. While this process has delivered increased production at lowered cost through mass-production,

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Self-driving vehicles are not just for commercial or residential use. The same autonomous vehicle technology used to make city roadways safer can also offer increased safety for troops in the field.

Self-Driving U.S. Army Military Trucks

Last month, the U.S. Army began test driving convoys of trucks equipped with self-driving technology. The four vehicles drove together using vehicle-to-vehicle technology to communicate their position,

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Pittsburgh has a track record of promoting emerging technology for their economic growth.

Regulators had often taken a hands-off approach when it came to directing commerce, and we see this same pattern of economic growth when we look at how Pittsburgh is adopting autonomous vehicle technology like Uber.

Leading The Autonomous Vehicle Industry

Even though Uber’s testing program is in its early stages,

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A Bump In The Road

Autonomous vehicles rely on various types of technology to allow them to navigate public roads. Ranging from sonar, video cameras, and beacons that communicate with traditional traffic equipment like safety cones, automated cars need technology to understand, interpret, and interact with their surrounding environment.

While this technology is advancing at an astonishing rate,

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Not Outlawed Means Legal

Almost a dozen vehicle manufacturers have committed to delivering autonomous vehicles for public road driving by 2020. The consequences of not having established regulations for advanced technologies that impact every civilian are severe.

Today, self-driving cars are legal in the United States, because they are not outlawed. If there is not an established law that says something is illegal,

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Driving Vehicle Automation Forward

The primary goal of vehicle automation is to produce cars and trucks that improve the safety of human drivers and its occupants. Having technology that allows a vehicle to communicate with other cars on the road is only valuable if that communication reduces the impact of human and property damages.

As technology is adopted by leading automobile manufacturers,

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Building The Dream Of Automated Driving Cars

Throughout the past decade, we have witnessed one of the greatest strides in automobile technology with the focus on autonomous cars.

Advancements have accelerated with the participation of the leading car developers including BMW, Ford, Audi, and most recently Google and Tesla entering the ring.

While you may only recently have heard about self-driving cars in the news,

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