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Google's Self-Driving Car Project Is Now Fully In Gear
2014-05-28 09:38:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google announced that its self-driving vehicle project is fully in gear. The project, which was announced back in 2010, has worked toward the goal of providing a vehicle that could shoulder the burden of driving. "Just imagine: You can take a trip downtown at lunchtime without a 20-minute buffer to find parking. Seniors can keep their freedom even if they can’t keep their car keys. And drunk and distracted driving?...

Uber Returns the Favor, Buys 2,500 Google Driverless Cars
2013-08-26 19:36:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Transportation company Uber announced today they plan to buy 2,500 of Google’s automated cars from the search engine giant. Moreover, Uber also plans to give transportation data to Google to help them improve their routing algorithms. The official news comes after a week of speculation about Google’s interest in Uber. It was discovered late last week that Google invested  $250 million in Uber in July. News also broke last week...


Latest Google driverless car Reference Libraries

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps to determine a route to take. They also keep track of the position the vehicle is and can...

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