The Real Self-Driving Revolution Remains Years Away

by Adam Felts

AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer provides remarks for a CNN article on the current era of semi-autonomous vehicle technology, in which the human driver remains involved:

Without the accuracy of lidar, it just isn't possible to completely release humans from the task of driving.

"Doing it successfully nine out of 10 times is probably feasible," said Reimer. "Doing it reliably enough that I'm willing to walk on the street [with these cars around]? Different story."

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Adam Felts

Adam Felts is a researcher and writer at the MIT AgeLab. He conducts research on the experiences of family caregivers and the future of financial advice. He received his Master's in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Boston University in 2014 and his Master's of Theological Studies from Boston University in 2019.

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