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Viodi View – 04/13/23

Navigating CES, which stretches through multiple Las Vegas convention halls and venues, is challenging. That journey is exponentially more difficult when one is in a wheelchair. Skip to the end of this issue to hear from Cruise’s Michele Lee and Google’s Sasha Blair-Goldensohn as they provide a first-hand look at the challenges and some of […]

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Viodi View – 01/21/23

From a personal perspective, the most memorable part of CES2023 was spending the week with Dr. Alain Kornhauser and Dr. Elizabeth Monroe. Princeton Professor Kornhauser brings his perspective to several of the Viodi interviews at CES2023 as seen below. One of the highlights was our ride in a teleoperated (look ma, no hands) rental car […]

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Removing Roadblocks for Others – Stephen Still

Stephen Still’s memorial to Heyward Patterson at the 5th Annual SmartDrivingCars Summit provided a tragic example of why better mobility options are needed for the people in countless neighborhoods and regions of the U.S. As background, Heyward Patterson was the so-called jitney driver providing rides to the grocery store for people in Buffalo without a […]

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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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Viodi View – 05/22/19

From a one-of-a-kind reception to a beautiful venue centered around learning to a format not found in commercial conferences, the 3rd Annual SmartDrivingCars Summit is a conference like no other in the mobility space. What ultimately sets this event apart is Alain Kornhauser, his vision and the caliber and the variety of participants he brings […]