Volvo and Microsoft will work together on future tech like implementing augmented reality in the automotive world with Microsoft's HoloLens glasses. They think it could revolutionize the sales process.
Driving while one's attention is drawn elsewhere isn't a dilemma exclusive to modern motoring, but the issue is undoubtedly more problematic than ever before. If legislators, car companies, and smartphone designers can't come up with a viable solution, what's the real fix?
By combining data from the OBD-II port and vehicle relays, the Kickstarter for the Voyo claims to give drivers access to useful automotive features right from their smartphone. In addition to reams of useful data and the ability to control the locks, some models can even get a form of stop/start.
These Motor City Multicopters Provide A First-Person View Of The Racing Action
Translogic heads to the Motor City for some head-to-head racing, only these vehicles have four motors and fly through the air. Detroit Drone hosts first-person view, or FPV, races for multicopter enthusiasts throughout the area. Watch as Translogic host Jonathon Buckley pops on a headset and takes the controls of his own drone for a high-speed race around Detroit's Russell Industrial Center.
In Philadelphia, city officials are running a public-safety campaign that implores road users to simply "Put. Phone. Down." In Florida, a similar advertisement reminds people, "Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow." Interestingly, the campaigns are directed at pedestrians, not drivers.
In the latest car-hacking exploit in a summer full of them, researchers from the University of California-San Diego say they've found a way to manipulate braking in a 2013 Chevrolet Corvette. The vulnerabilities may not be limited to that car.
After several teases, Lexus has finally unleashed real, actual footage of its hoverboard in action. As you'll see in the video, the learning curve is steep, even for a professional skateboarder like Ross McGouran.