Cadillac SRX converted into a selfdriving car

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Cadillac SRX converted into a car

The 2011 Cadillac SRX is equipped a 360 degree array of sensors for roadways without a driver

cars have been the of the automotive industry in recent with some major now setting dates for the debut of vehicles in the marketplace. The latest into this autonomous comes from Carnegie University, where researchers loaded a Cadillac SRX with an of sensors that allow it to highway traffic, congested and even merging on and off ramps.

The Carnegie Mellon team, led by Raj outfitted an average-looking 2011 SRX with an array of radars, are subtly hidden within the The SRX was chosen because GM has been a partner and sponsor, Rajkumar Gizmag.

Utilizing automotive-grade and radars, rather that exotic and expensive devices, make the vehicle more friendly, as well as cost Though not all of the radars are certified as yet just yet, they be soon, and are known to be very Rajkumar says. They are all around the vehicle for 360 coverage.

Like other autonomous the modded SRX’s system general driving functions steering, acceleration, and braking. the radar system, this also senses and avoids hindrances, like pedestrians and Our Cadillac also supports V2V and V2I Rajkumar explains.

This allows the SRX to connect with traffic lights and other that are equipped with the making driving adjustments much less strenuous on the system.

The main goal of the CMU research is to reduce accidents, but catching up on during commutes has its perks as The car’s electronics are simply reliable than people and protect drivers from own bad behavior as well as those of says Rajkumar.

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Similar to prediction. Rajkumar foresees vehicles hitting the road by There are technical issues, but issues of social acceptance, a regime being in place, and matters to be resolved, Rajkumar Gizmag.

All must progress for this to be deployed in practice.

With in mind, the team recently US Rep. Bill Shuster, of the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Barry Schoch, secretary of the Department of Transportation, for a 33-mile from Cranberry, PA to the Pittsburgh Airport – a ride which is of heavy traffic, road and challenges for even the best

During the trip, a researcher in the driver’s seat, as a precaution, but the managed to flawlessly navigate on the journey.

As the world progresses toward road-safe vehicles, there are of challenges, but the CMU researchers are prepared to the reigns – or the wheel. The world is unpredictable, so the intelligence in the car must be to deal with any and all conditions arise, says Rajkumar. RD investments in technology will transportation (in terms of safety and and technical leadership.

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