Automated & Connected

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How has automation transformed aviation?

Automated systems in airplanes have garnered attention in the news over the past year, which may negatively impact the development of these systems for future aircraft. An experienced pilot was interviewed to gain further insight into how automated systems have been integrated into planes over the last century

Automated vehicles not an ‘if’ but a ‘when’

Automated vehicles are coming, but is the industry and the public ready? The automotive industry once questioned whether electric motors would replace the internal combustion engine (ICE) as the primary powertrain option for consumers. Today, the industry is facing a similar challenge regarding the adoption of automated vehicles.

Rethinking the HUD

Head-up displays (HUD) debuted in the late 1950s as a means of providing jet fighter pilots critical information while maintaining situational awareness outside the cockpit. Today these systems for projecting data onto the windscreens of cars and trucks are becoming a vital conduit of information to drivers.

View from a Visionary: Chris Urmson

When a blueprint for “the 21st century mobility engineer” finally emerges-defined by expertise in computer engineering, robotics, and the ability to sling a mean soldering gun-Chris Urmson may well be its model.

Autonomous agriculture is growing

A demonstration coming up in Maricopa, Arizona may offer an important signal about the future of farming: autonomous agriculture. Like passenger and commercial vehicle makers and users, operators of farm equipment want to work more efficiently, profitably and safely.
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