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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

The Human-Machine Vehicle Interface – Don’t Forget the Human

Long before Elon Musk’s recent announcement about his brain-machine start-up, Neuralink, Michael Robinson was pondering these things in his autonomous car design with the Lancia Design Center in the late 1990s. And, as depicted in the above infographic, it is the human-machine interface that will play a big role in the acceptance of autonomous vehicles. […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Governments vs Technology | Pro-Active vs Non-Active – Road to Revolution

In the suddenly fast changing mobility space, technology is sometimes secondary to the pace of government action in terms of the introduction of new features and services. In his drawing below, Michael Vernon Robinson provides a synopsis of some of the more significant legislative attitudes and responses to these changes. He also compares and contrasts proactive and non-active […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Always on Connectivity and Implications to Mobility

Online connectivity is changing the nature of vehicles from transportation-centric to connected mobility hubs. This connectivity leads to a treasure trove of valuable data about the people in these connected vehicles. This data may become more valuable that the actual transport function of future vehicles.

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Viodi View – 11/05/16

It was easy to be skeptical several years ago when Calix’s Carl Russo announced a strategic shift from being a hardware to a software-centric company. This was at a time when Software Defined Networking was nascent, at best, and it wasn’t obvious how big a role software could play with purpose-built, access equipment. The complementary […]