In 2012, an article in Wired magazine titled, “Let the Robot Drive: The Autonomous Car of the Future is Here” foreshadowed the coming self-driving car revolution. Now, only six years later, Autonomous cars have a foothold on our roads and each major auto manufacturer has incorporated safety features based on self-driving car technology. Some companies, like Tesla, (see Autopilot avoid a semi-truck) have made self-driving capability a key feature of their vehicles.
Why have we been able to take something as life-critical as driving and actually make a system that improves upon human performance in a mere 6 years?
The obvious answer is that advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) deserve the credit. Continue reading “What does it mean to deliver Autonomous Support?”