Black Boxes — Self-Driving Cars — Medium

Germany is considering requiring automotive manufacturers to include the equivalent of airplane black boxes in new automobiles.

Manufacturers will also be required to install a black box that records when the autopilot system was active, when the driver drove and when the system requested that the driver take over, according to the proposals.

This seems like it could help a lot, and increase accountability and trust in automotive manufacturers. There are privacy considerations, and hopefully this can be done in a way to mitigate those issues.

Read more: Black Boxes — Self-Driving Cars — Medium

Don’t forget to share this via , , Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Buffer, , Tumblr, Reddit, StumbleUpon and Delicious.

Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Black Boxes — Self-Driving Cars — Medium

by Mike Rawson time to read: <1 min
Hi there - can I help you with anything?
[Subscribe here]
 
More in News, Travel
LED obsolescence
For 90 years, lightbulbs were designed to burn out. Now that’s coming to LEDs. / Boing Boing

In 1924, representatives of the world's leading lightbulb manufacturers formed Phoebus, a cartel that fixed the average life of an...

Close