A Robot that Really Drives
Israeli start-up IVObility is developing a robot that can sit in the driver's seat of an ordinary car and drive it. The robot does this with sensors and cameras that see exactly what a human driver sees and the bot drives accordingly. This is a new iteration on autonomous vehicles.
Remarkable Technology & Innovation
The driver robot is set to launch in 2020 at first for government and commercial uses that don't run on public roads. A consumer version is also being considered. What's remarkable is that the robot in the driver's seat doesn't require special drive-by-wire equipment. It's able to drive autonomously on its own technological capacity. IVObility stands for Intelligent Vehicle Operator and mobility.