Top Ten things people would do in driverless cars

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:40+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Food and Wine, Robots, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

As South by Southwest (SXSW) winds down this year there was an entire schedule of automotive, design, energy and technology experts discussing the pros, hazards, and ethics of autonomous vehicles. Inrix, a transportation technology group, reported that 8 Billion hours were wasted driving in congestion in 2015 by U.S. commuters. What would you do during [...]

Robots of the future are here on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2016-09-25T19:49:28+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Categories: #johnbatchelorradioshow, Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Bosch, Radio, Robots, Suppliers, Technology|

How close is the future? Autonomous vehicles are getting closer and closer to reality. We are moving away from the recognizable ordinary to a car that lets you superimpose your desires of freedom and adventure. John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about [...]

Audi’s piloted driving; a self parking car at CES on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:56+00:00 January 9th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Robots, Technology,|

Instead of going to the parking garage and getting your car you take your smartphone out and tell your car to meet you at the front of the lobby. Imagine getting out of your car and telling your car to go park it'self with your smartphone. Ann Lien, Senior engineer at electronics research lab for [...]

Continental AG driving autonomously in Nevada

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Continental AG, Podcasts, Radio, Robots, Suppliers, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Darpa challenge was the first autonomous vehicle I saw, and I was hooked. The technology of yesterday's television shows was driving, without me, right in front of my eyes. DARPA stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and it is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD). Their mission [...]