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The Supercharged Race Car Driver

Scott Falci is testing the bounds of the human-machine interface through the nonprofit he founded, Falci Adaptive Motorsports. The name describes what they do, as they are adapting race cars so they can be driven without using traditional controls. In one sense, what Falci and his team have done is like the hands-free control of […]

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Autonomy for All Ages

Ensuring accessibility to mobility, regardless of ability or age, was a major theme of the 2019 SmartDrivingCars Summit. Reinforcing this idea, Aditya Belwadi, an attendee at the conference, spoke about the importance of designing autonomous vehicles for children. As a Chair for the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM, Belwaldi brings credibility to […]

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Access to Good Mobility Makes Real Estate Valuable

“People can’t get to the grocery store,” states Yina Moore, former Mayor of Princeton Township, New Jersey. Speaking at the 2019 SmartCarDriving Summit, Moore emphasizes that better mobility options are needed to improve the accessibility of the community. It might be said that transportation is in her blood, as her grandfather started a livery service […]

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Tesla – the Dark Horse MaaS Provider? #SmartDrivingCarSummit

Could the robotaxi model that Tesla‚Äôs Elon Musk has been touting be a successful approach for a Mobility as a Service (MaaS) model? After some recent first-hand experience with the Tesla driving experience, MaaS champion, Princeton’s Dr. Alain Kornhauser states why he believes Musk be on the right path. In the above video, Kornhauser provides […]

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Journey Mapping to a New Way of Design

What does studying baboons have to do with designing the human interface for the autonomous mobility of the future? Find out by watching the above video, filmed at the 2019 SmartDrivingCars Summit, which also provides an overview of: participatory design using journey mapping to help people understand how they use different modes of transport and […]

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