Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Robot Car

you may have seen the TV series knight rider where a car called KITT drives itself around America, KITT driving ability came from TV special effects, the car in the video below is real, and was developed by The Mobile Robotics Group of the University of Oxford

The brain of the car is an Ipad and the car, can even sense people walking in the road this makes the car stop

In a article about the car the Guardian news paper said this about the car This can be found at

“Robotic technology from Oxford University that allows a car to 'drive itself' for stretches of a journey. The route is programmed using an iPad application and the driver is then free to take his hands off the steering wheel. The car also uses sensors to read its surroundings, and will stop if it detects pedestrians crossing the road”

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