Categories
Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES CES2023

Designing Mobility for the Next Billion Passengers

“If we’re overlooking this population, we’re losing out on a huge moneymaking opportunity,” states Michele Lee, Senior Public Affairs Manager, Accessibility for Cruise. Speaking in the above interview, Lee echoes recent Cruise-funded research from the National Disability Institute (PDF) that found that adopting accessible Autonomous Vehicles by people with disabilities could increase employment by 9.1M […]

Categories
Viodi View

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 […]

Categories
Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2023

Envisioning a Future of Mobility Diversity and Versatility

Will 2030 be the year we see in-route drone deliveries to living spaces on wheels? Will we see new forms of entertainment, such as mobile karaoke bars? By the year 2030, will it be possible for a person to secure his electric-assist wheelchair in a shared, electric autonomous vehicle without assistance? These are just some […]

Categories
Viodi View

Viodi View – 03/30/19

Patty Boyers’ Show Me State wisdom was front and center at ACA Connects’ Summit #26 in Washington last week on a panel, Succeeding in Challenging Times. One of her memorable nuggets, “You can raise your children and spoil your grandchildren, but if you spoil your children you will be raising your grandchildren,” describes the type […]

Categories
Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2018

#AccessibleOlli – A Living Laboratory #CES2018

The old saying about walking a mile in one’s shoes to understand another person’s world echoes in comments made by Erich Manser, Accessibility Researcher at IBM. Manser is well suited for his role of understanding the requirements to improve accessibility, as he has been unable to drive for the past 15 years due to a gradual […]