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Jack Weast

Jack Weast

Jack Weast, Principal Engineer & Chief Architect of Autonomous Driving Solutions, Intel / USA:
Jack Weast is an industry recognized innovator and change agent in the adoption of modern Information Technologies in non-IT industries. Jack is the co-author of UPnP: Design By Example, is the holder of numerous patents with dozens pending, and is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Portland State University.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Smart AI consists of sensing, fusing and deciding.

Building the Best Autonomous Brain

When I’m bumper-to-bumper in a sea of exhaust fumes and distracted drivers, it seems like autonomous driving can’t get here fast enough. Nor can the potential rewards that come along with fully autonomous vehicles, like far fewer accidents and mobility … Read more >

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Fully Connected Vehicles: Reinventing Driving for a Safer World

Looking ahead, one thing is clear: Rapidly evolving technology is critical to the future of fully connected driving. Recently, I wrote about what goes on under the hood of the latest connected vehicles. Others in my field have covered the … Read more >

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Building Trust in Connected Vehicles: Active Safety Systems Must Converge with In-Vehicle Infotainment

This is the third in a series of blog posts based on Intel research into human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for connected driving. Read the first and second in this series. In my previous articles, I’ve written about why it’s so important … Read more >

A man lets his new road trip buddy, his automated vehicle, take over the driving.

Trusting the Ride: Four Capabilities at the Heart of Connected Vehicles

This is the first in a series of blog posts on Intel research into human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for automated driving. As Intel’s principal engineer and chief systems engineer for automated driving solutions, I’ve been working on some exciting research in … Read more >

A passenger leans out of an automated vehicle to snap a picture of the beautiful scenery.

Building Trust Between Human and Machine on the Road to Connected Vehicles

It’s a tremendously exciting time to work in smart and connected transportation. Connected vehicles are redefining our relationship with automobiles, and the promise of fully connected driving—zero accidents, less pollution, greater mobility, more productivity—is thrilling. Yet there is a growing … Read more >

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Meet the Future of Driving: High Performance In-Vehicle Compute with Headroom to Grow

It’s truly an exciting time for in-vehicle computing. What started with parking assist and rearview cameras has evolved into lane departure warning and dynamic cruise control, requiring more intelligence and compute in the vehicle. Each step toward the vision of … Read more >