May 20, 2010

Merces-Benz Uses Bots for Vehicle Testing

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Mercedes-Benz has begun using robots to test their vehicles using the same technology as DARPA. The robots steer, accelerate and break while an onboard computer controls the autopilot on a pre-programmed course. The car company is the first to use these maneuvers in safety testing that cannot be duplicated by humans.

Via Motor Authority

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 20, 2010 8:45 PM
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