TI offers automotive innovations for cars of today and tomorrow. Its vision of near-term and longer-term automotive technology is featured in this video. Its technologies give customers the ability to introduce many sophisticated features into cars.
Ok, I get that most of these are just conjecture on what we could do, but some are perplexing on why we aren't already doing them. Take the heads up display for example. Companies have put these in place in the past, how come we aren't seeing the next generation of this in modern vehicles? Maybe I'm just missing them?
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times