Governor Jerry Brown Signs Driverless Car Bill At Google Headquarters. Gov.
Jerry Brown showed up in Mountain View Tuesday morning in a driverless Prius and signed a bill allowing Californians to sit behind the wheel of a vehicle and allow an automated robotic system do all the work. The governor held the event at Google, and was met by Google's co-founder, Sergey Brin, since the Silicon Valley search engine company lobbied for the bill after the high-profile launch of its automated hybrid car. "This is the essence of Google," Brown told the audience. "Being able to imagine what isn't, and bring it into reality. " At the event, which was closed to the public, Brin said the cars would be good for the "blind," the "elderly" and those who are "too intoxicated.
" Google’s self-driving car in broadside collision after other car jumps red light. One of Google’s self-driving cars has been involved in a collision at a red light.
The autonomous Lexus SUV was involved in the worst recorded accident of a self-driving car yet. The autonomous Lexus SUV was hit by a driver who ran a red light at the intersection of El Camino Rea and Phyllis Ave in Mountain View, California. The Lexus SUV was passing through a green light when the collision occurred. Google patents emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars - Roadshow. Part of self-driving-car development involves teaching these vehicles to respond in certain ways to specific stimuli.
Sure, an autonomous car might be able to navigate a road, but what if there's an emergency vehicle coming down the street? One of Google's patents addresses exactly that. The patent, which was submitted back in 2014 but published this month, deals with a system for real-time detection of emergency vehicles. Google still lurks in self-driving race with Uber and others. By Wendy Lee and David R.
Baker August 19, 2016 Updated: August 20, 2016 11:13am. I took a ride in Google's self-driving car. Have Google's Self-Driving Cars Hit A Technological Roadblock? A look inside Google's "Driverless Car" Google Car: It Drives Itself - ABC News. Self-Driving Car Test: Steve Mahan. Google driverless car - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Nightly.
States that allow driverless cars public road testing.
In addition, a law proposed in Texas would establish criteria for allowing autonomous motor vehicles. Toyota Prius modified to operate as a Google driverless car driving a test course. The U.S. state of Nevada passed a law on June 29, 2011 permitting the operation of autonomous cars in Nevada. Google had been lobbying for robotic car laws. The Nevada law went into effect on March 1, 2012, and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles issued the first license for an autonomous car in May 2012.
Technology Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace. 14 April 2014Last updated at 15:03 ET Titan Aerospace manufactures drones that fly at high altitudes for long periods of time Internet search giant Google has bought US high-altitude drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.
Google said the acquisition was intended to help the firm's efforts to expand internet access. Titan Aerospace, which is building two types of solar-powered drones that can fly for years, says it expects "initial commercial operations" by 2015. The firm, which has about 20 employees, will continue to be based in Moriarty, New Mexico. Robot-car technology by Google. Google Self-Driving Car - Part 1: Outside. Google Self-Driving Car: Part 2 - Inside. Google gets in the drone game - Alex Byers and Jessica Meyers. Google is not about to miss out on the drone craze.
The search giant announced Monday that it has purchased Titan Aerospace, a New Mexico company that makes high-altitude drones. Google didn’t say how much it paid for the firm, which Facebook considered buying earlier this year reportedly for $60 million. Instead, it paid $20 million last month for U.K-based aerospace company Ascenta. Google achète le fabricant de drones solaires Titan Aerospace. Google's Acquisition Of Drone Maker Titan Is About Imagery And Internet. Google to Buy Titan Aerospace as Web Giants Battle for Air Superiority.