Driving aid

  • 2011 Volvo XC90 FWD 4-door I6 Steering Wheel

    Of the five senses that the human body is equipped with, sight and sound are the primary ones used behind the wheel of a car. You could argue that touch comes into play as well, since most vehicles now come equipped with steering-wheel-mounted audio, telephone and cruise control buttons, too. That said, touch isn’t a primary sense required for driving, but scientists at AT&T Labs, working with Carnegie Mellon University, may look to change that. According to Technology Review, researchers are incorporating haptics, or touch-based feedback, into navigation systems with positive...

  • Volkswagen Temporary Auto Pilot in action
    Volkswagen Shows Off Self-Driving Auto Pilot Technology For Cars

    While most automakers try to fix the problems with today's tech, Volkswagen is working on tomorrow's. The future of driving, in major cities at least, is looking more and more likely to be done by high-tech computers rather than actual people, at least if the latest breakthroughs in self-driving...

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