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Virtual eyes to boost self-driving vehicle safety

JLR's Virtual Eyes On Aurrigo Pod

Aurrigo has joined forces with Jaguar Land Rover to fit ‘virtual eyes’ to its autonomous pods to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles.

The friendly-faced ‘eye pods’ have a vital job: helping work out how much information future self-driving cars should share with users or pedestrians to ensure that people trust the technology.

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JLR testing trust in autonomous cars with googly eyed pods

  • August 29, 2018
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JLR testing trust in autonomous cars with googly eyed pods

Jaguar Land Rover has enlisted the help of some unconventional looking new employees – googly eyed autonomous pods, which are being used to gauge how pedestrians behave around autonomous vehicles. The funny looking eyes are actually a vital component of the pods, as determining how much information autonomous cars should share with human pedestrians is the key goal of the study.

Driverless pod is tech event’s star turn

  • August 17, 2018
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Driverless pod is tech event’s star turn – Daily Business

Interest in new vehicle Aurrigo’s pod is receiving interest from corporates (pic: Terry Murden) A driverless car was among the big attractions at a breakthrough technology conference in Edinburgh. The pod can carry four passengers at a top speed of 15 mph and was available for those attending the Disrupt 2.0 conference to take free rides along a short lane on RBS’s Gogarburn complex.

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