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Self Driving Cars

Postby maverick » Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:52 am

How many of you are looking forward to having one? Sleeping, to and from the trailhead, can hardly wait. Or do you freak out at the thought of a self driving vehicle, self driving down to Roads End or the southern entrance to SEKI?
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Re: Self Driving Cars

Postby Jimr » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:14 am

If it can drop me off on the west side and drive itself to the east side, then I'm in.
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Re: Self Driving Cars

Postby maverick » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:37 am

That would be cool Jim, you could start at any trailhead in the Sierra, exit whichever one you wanted, your car would be at the trailhead, though I wonder whether a self parking feature is something that is part of this whole deal.
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Re: Self Driving Cars

Postby WarrenFork » Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:32 pm

maverick wrote:...though I wonder whether a self parking feature is something that is part of this whole deal.


According to BMW's next self-parking car won't need any human help it will be a five year wait for a "Remote Valet Parking Assistant" that employs high-resolution laser scanners built into the car’s body to capture data on its surroundings and park the vehicle on command from a smartphone app.
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