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Self-Driving Car 'Guardian Angels' Protect You From Yourself

June 10, 2017View for printing

On a fine day in a parking lot outside Boston, a man holding a smartphone steps in front of a 2015 Prius. The driver keeps pressing the accelerator. But a bunch of electronics hacked into the car brings it to a safe stop anyway--the system had already been tracking the pedestrian for some time using lasers and a camera. The vehicle won't budge until the pedestrian is safely out of the way.

Tom Simonite

Full Story: https://www.wired.com/story/self-driv ... ian-angels/
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