While technology is anticipated to reach heights in 2018, Driverless Vehicle Technology is expected to go mainstream in this year. Driverless Vehicle Technology has been in development for some time and researchers have been experimenting with self-driving vehicles for over 45 years. In 2010, Google first announced and launched its self-driving car project that could possibly reduce the number of accidents to half in a year. By 2015, Google’s self-driven cars had traveled more than 1 million miles without causing an accident, although they have made few collisions. Ever since that, many leading car developers including BMW, Ford, Audi, Tesla have entered the race, with Toyota and Nissan being added to the ring recently.
Today, that same idea fuels for an acceleration in the adoption of this technology all for a good reason. The car manufacturers are now investing in the autonomous, self-driven technology. Driving a car is one of those complex learned activities for the physical and mental well-being of any individual. However, AI and the digital world has made it all easier now with driverless cars technology.
While many car manufacturing companies are taking a constructive approach to self-driven cars, here comes Nissan with an entirely different dimension for driverless technology. The Japanese company has recently unveiled the details of its driverless technology that is being incorporated into its vehicle system. The Brain-to-Vehicle technology(B2V), as termed by Nissan, will be the first of its kind in the world, as it promises brain scanning technology that reads the minds of the drivers.
As per this B2V technology, the driver has to wear a device probably a brainwave monitoring headset that is capable of detecting and measuring brain wave activity, which is then analyzed by the Nissan’s autonomous-drive systems. These on-drive systems make inferences or anticipate the intended movements from the driver and then take appropriate actions such as turning the steering wheel or slowing the car. These reactions are so quick that they are taken place as much as 0.2 to 0.5 seconds faster than the driver can manage manually.
Nissan claims that their Brain-to-Vehicle or B2V technology will speed up the reaction times and it makes driving more enjoyable. B2V is the latest development in Nissan Intelligent Mobility. Nissan is going to demonstrate the B2V at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 9-12, 2018.