Self Driving Cars

For years rumors have been circulating that Apple has been working on autonomous car technology. Much like their competitor, Alphabet, Inc., Apple is known as an innovator in the technology sector.In late November 2016, Apple revealed that they were “investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation” in a letter they submitted to the National Highway Traffic SafetyRead More

Self Driving Cars

Our Cities Are Designed Around Roads As the U.S. economy continues to grow, we are relying on a diverse economy to fuel our nation’s prosperity. Everything from commercial driving, distribution, and of course residential drivers who commute to and from work rely on inner-city roads. One problem facing mass-adoption of autonomous cars on our city streets is that road construction, andRead More

Infrastructure

The Aging American InfrastructureDuring the 1950’s and 1960’s, America was investing in construction projects of all sizes to build up the Nation’s infrastructure. From Federal Highways and public utilities, America was known to have the best roads and transportation systems in the world. However, today America is witnessing an era of highways that buckle under rush hour and bridges thatRead More

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Past Attempts At Building An Apple Car Apple had an open project to build their car since early 2014. However, the car-making business isn’t easy, and according to Bloomberg Apple scaled back their ambitions to take on Detroit.Dubbed Project Titan, Apple worked to streamline the process to create their physical car. This ambitious project looked to cover an array of hardware,Read More

Self Driving Cars

Are American Cities Ready For Self-Driving Cars?Self-driving cars could be one of the most powerful forces to impact American cities since the expansion of the interstate system. While the adoption and excitement of self-driving cars are well known, many cities are not ready for how autonomous vehicles will impact their future development.Many urban development organizations have not considered the impactsRead More

Self Driving Cars

Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication SystemsAs 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 continuousRead More

Self Driving Cars

Autonomous Car Technology RegulationsAs 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 wouldRead More

Self Driving Cars

Autonomous Cars: Mobile Computing TechnologyMost 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 theyRead More

Self Driving Cars

Navigating The Future With CareWhen 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 inRead More

Self Driving Cars

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 TechnologyThese 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,Read More

Self Driving Cars

Autonomous Vehicles Move Beyond CarsWhen 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 puttingRead More

Self Driving Cars

Automation Replacing Human WorkersSince 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 productionRead More

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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 TrucksLast 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 theirRead More

Self Driving Cars

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 IndustryEven though Uber’s testing program is in its early stages,Read More

Self Driving Cars

A Bump In The RoadAutonomous 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, it also hasRead More