What Is the Future of Self-Driving Cars?

What Is the Future of Self-Driving Cars?

by Stephanie Watson


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Bold, new technological marvels in nanotechnology, 3D Printing, artificial intelligence, and other areas are likely to make for a fascinating future. The Future of Technology series explores what lies ahead as scientists, engineers, and others seek to develop the technologies that will, in all likelihood, alter the future course of human civilization. Visual chronologies, sidebars, vocabulary terms, fully documented quotes, and full-color photographs add depth and insight.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682820643
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Future of Technology Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Important Events in the Development of Self-Driving Cars 4

Introduction: The Driverless Car 8

Chapter 1 The Earliest Attempts at Self-Driving Cars 13

Chapter 2 DARPA: Desert and City Challenges 22

Chapter 3 Developing the First Self-Driving Car 32

Chapter 4 Benefits and Barriers to Self-Driving Cars 46

Chapter 5 Driverless Cars of the Future 57

Source Notes 67

For Further Research 71

Index 73

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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