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Tesla – the Dark Horse MaaS Provider? #SmartDrivingCarSummit

Could the robotaxi model that Tesla’s 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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An Opportunity to Bridge the Rural Mobility Divide Through Autonomy

[Note, video updated on 9/14 to include images of Volvo Vera and Schaeffler Mover, as referenced below] Drawing a parallel between the so-called broadband digital divide and mobility, Princeton Professor Dr. Alain Kornhauser suggests that, “Rural America has a substantial number of mobility challenged individuals,” in this 3rd part of an interview filmed at the […]

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It’s the Edge Cases You’ve Got to Get Right

“Data as the new source code,” was one of the many thought-provoking statements made by Nvidia’s CEO Jensen Huang in his keynote speech at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference. In the above interview, autonomous vehicle expert and Princeton professor, Alain Kornhauser, gives his take on Huang’s talk and other news, including: the role of the human […]

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Viodi View – 03/27/17

As readers may observe, the publication frequency of the Viodi View newsletter has slowed a bit in the last several months from once every two to once every three weeks. The slowing isn’t for lack of content, as there are literally dozens of interviews from shows like CES that are sitting on the hard-drive or in […]

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Self Driving versus Driverless – A Mobility Update with Alain Kornhauser #CES2107

Driverless is like an elevator, explains Princeton Professor, Dr. Alain Kornhauser, in the above interview filmed at International CES2107. The difference between driverless and self-driving is that self-driving allows human involvement in the operation of the car (e.g. it has a steering wheel). His explanation simplifies the multiple levels of autonomous operation, as defined by SAE (see […]