CES 2013 is underway and Audi self driving car is making headlines that comes with auto parking features (video)
Just think of sitting simply in the car, without hiring a driver and doing whatever you want? Audi, the car manufacturing company took the day of CES 2013 to showcase their newly designed driverless car. You can control the car, you can park the car and it will pick and drop you without the help of a driver. The highly sensitive sensors enable the owner to manage with functions of the car. Audi has introduced Audi A7 in the CES, which is fully automated, but not the first of its model.
The automated car is controlled with very sensitive sensors in the car and the car park, to monitor the working of the car. Once you have parked the car, by operating appropriate sensors, you can make it to come and collect you from the spot. With the help of the embedded sensors, the car can understand the location and find out the wall, any obstacles and the empty spaces to park in; to realize this car parking owners should raise their fund to make their parking area sensor enabled.
All the issues related are about the safety measures which can be practical in the probability of distracted driving. Whether this type of autonomous can help in maintaining the traffic rules is a similar doubt amongst the attendees of the tech show. Audi has, however managed to propel their view along with road safety measures and assures in reducing the road accidents happening so far.
Audi is not the first conglomerate to work with self-parking cars; Ford and Lexus have managed to manufacture a self parking car with a time managed system. The public waited for a much more technologically advanced version, but unfortunately Audi could not keep up the word up to the expectations.
Apart from this technology, Audi is planning to gear a driverless TT sports car, which can track with the race as that of a human driver.
The demonstration has filed up many aspirants to owe the car and is willing to take a drive along the road for a better new experience.
However, the car manufacturers should keep in mind the important points on road safety and implementation should be in progress in every versions of the makeover. Autonomous cars, if well developed, can wave a push in the market and grab the attention of the buyers.