Afraaz Irani_Amazon_Self-driving_Cars

Amazon Patent Hints at Self-Driving Car Plans

Amazon is continuing research into self-driving cars, according to a patent filed in November 2015 and newly approved last Tuesday. The patent proposes a fix for issues involving reversible lanes, or lanes that shift direction according to patterns in traffic movement. Amazon’s patent notes that information on traffic ...

Afraaz Irani_Uber

Uber and Self-Driving Cars

In 2015, ride-share company Uber partnered with Carnegie Mellon University to create the Advanced Technology Center. The goal was to make self-driving cars a consumer reality. The National Robotics Engineering Center was also involved with the project, and took on the task of researching vehicle safety. In August, cars took ...