It's got lasers
Stanford is currently researching technology to gauge intent of pedestrians that a car scans while driving. For example, if a car at an intersection sees a person standing on a curb facing toward the street, it will act on the assumption that the person could step into the car's path. If the person is facing the other way, it can discount that possibility--but not entirely.
November 29, 2010 1:52 PM PST
Photo by: Rafe Needleman
| Caption by: Rafe Needleman
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