Google’s Latest Creation The Driverless Google Car

You utilize Google Maps and try to grasp Google’s Android phone. One day, you could be a traveler in “Google Car (Automobile)”. Mere traveler because Google’s latest undertaking is to remove the driver from the car; it’s a self heavy car! This isn’t something innovative however – there have been many projects to make independent cars, and you might have heard of Stanley, the Stanford University urbanized VW Touareg that won the 2005 DARPA confronts but it’s still astonishing to hear Google responsibility this.

The gentleman at the back Google Street sight who also worked on Stanley, Sebastian Thrun is part of the squad behind Google Car beside engineers from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). DARPA is the organizer of the Urban Challenge which, Stanley Junior {a VW Pass at Wagon} won in 2007.

Prepared with gadgets like video cameras, radar sensors, a laser range finder (LRF), and detailed maps, Google’s flotilla of self-driving vehicles have racked up over 140,000 unmanned miles hitherto. Seven vehicles {six Toyota Prius, one Audi TT} have travelled 1,000 miles without person intervention around San Francisco, going downward Lombard Street, crossways the Golden Gate Bridge, and approximately Lake Tahoe. Sounds scary, but the fleet only recorded one collide, and that was when one of the Google Cars were rear-ended by one more car.

Knight Rider and KITT was a dream twenty years ago. The autonomous or independent car may be reality for the masses very soon.


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