Reactions from people taking their first ride in an autonomous car help researchers design human-machine interfaces that instill trust in driverless vehicles. What will it take for people to trust riding in a car that no one is driving? Beyond all the technological and regulatory challenges industry experts face in developing autonomous cars, this question … Continued
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Live virtual reality makes its golf debut on the iconic 17th hole at Sawgrass. The 17th hole at The Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is one of golf’s most notable holes – the sport’s Wrigley Field or Fenway Park. The small, quirky hole challenges and frustrates the sport’s best … Continued
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