Self-driving cars comes at the forefront when we talk about autonomous things. As predicted by an IT industry analyst company that by 2021 at least 10% of new vehicles sold will have some form of self-driving capabilities.
“Virtually every application, service and IoT object will incorporate some form of AI to automate or augment processes or human actions,” the analyst firm said — but went on to add, “keep in mind these devices are best used for narrowly defined purposes. They do not have the same capability as a human brain for decision making, intelligence or general-purpose learning.”
Powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-guided robots and drones will work hand-in-hand along with human beings. Perfecting jobs which earlier had an accepted margin of error and also removing risks of endangering human lives. At the moment a whopping 71 percent of Americans don’t trust autonomous cars to drive them around, according to a new survey by AAA (including the President of the United States, Donald Trump). Tesla, for instance, has published data suggesting that its cars have accidents at about 25 percent the rate of other cars when not in Autopilot, but only 14.3 percent as many when driven in Autopilot mode (that data has been challenged). Satellite navigation company TomTom is also gearing-up to serve connected cars by partnering with Microsoft and public transport platform Moovit to create multi-modal transport platform for developers.
Autonomous things will be enriched by the advancement of machine learning and artificial intelligence along with help from authorities to deploy and engage these models. But, it will certainly cut down human error and poor decision making.