Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
Challenges still limit self-driving cars when it comes to identifying potential hazards on the road, such as identifying puddles and seeing clearly when the sun is low on the horizon. Smart infrastructure can integrate with self-driving cars making the roads safer.
Scientists are trying to build a flying robot with the agility of a mosquito to help in life-and-death situations, such as finding people in a collapsed building.
Unmanned drones may be used to support U.S. forces on the ground, however, there are still issues with the manpower involved to operate these drones.
The startup, Telelift, will be part of a state-funded pilot program that will provide internet access to rural areas, including to rural students who lack reliable internet at home.