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Google car

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Ability of a car to get from point A to point B without human interaction

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Google car

  1. 1. Google driver-free cars GOOGLE SELF-DRIVING CARS
  2. 2. WHAT IS IT?  Ability of a car to get from point A to point B without human interaction
  3. 3. HOW DOES IT WORK?       Ultra-precise GPS fixes Scanner Google translate Lane departure warning Lane keep assist Blind spot detection
  4. 4. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES ADVANTAGES     Electric Quick reaction time High speeds Less accidents DISADVANTAGES    Current legislation Expensive software Human acceptance • Additional information about the advantages and disadvantages of self-driving cars can be found at http://www.geekosystem.com/self-driving-cars
  5. 5. PROBLEMS WITH PERFORMANCE STANDARD    National Highway Transportation Safety Administration must regulate auto safety Must create an “objective and testable” performance standard Too many possible failures with the system and software
  6. 6. SELF-DRIVING CARS VS OTHERS • More information regarding ownership statistics can be found at http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2011/08/23/car-popul
  7. 7. REFERENCES        "A Look inside Google's "Driverless Car"" YouTube. YouTube, 23 Nov. 2011. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J17Qgc4a8xY>. Attkisson, Sharyl. "Electric Vehicles Fall Drastically Short of Obama's 1 Million Goal." CBSNews. CBS Interactive, 02 June 2012. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_16257445738/electric-vehicles-fall-drastically-short-of-obamas-1-million-goal/>. Howard, Bill. "Google: Self-driving Cars in 3-5 Years. Feds: Not so Fast." ExtremeTech. N.p., 8 Feb. 2013. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/147940-google-selfdriving-cars-in-3-5-years-feds-not-so-fast>. Howard, Bill. "Self-driving Google Cars: 300,000 Miles, 0 Crashes — If Only Your PC Was as Stable." ExtremeTech. N.p., 10 Aug. 2012. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/134262-self-driving-google-cars-300000-miles-0-crashesif-only-your-pc-was-as-stable>. "Number Of Cars Worldwide Surpasses 1 Billion; Can The World Handle This Many Wheels?" The Full. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2011/08/23/carpopulation_n_934291.html>. "The Futuristic Potential, and Current Technological Marvel, of Self-Driving Cars." Geekosystem The Futuristic Potential and Current Technological Marvel of SelfDriving Cars Comments. N.p., 19 June 2012. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.geekosystem.com/self-driving-cars/>. "Uniform Guidelines For State Highway Safety Programs." Uniform Guidelines For State Highway Safety Programs. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2013. <http://www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/whatsup/tea21/tea21programs/402guide.html>.

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