The autonomous car that smiles at pedestrians


The autonomous car that smiles at pedestrians

Swedish firm Semcon has developed a smiling concept car to help reassure pedestrians that it’s safe to cross the road

A self-driving car that smiles at pedestrians has been developed by Swedish firm Semcon.

The concept machine has been built with a display mounted in the grille that shows a smile when stopped at crossings, letting pedestrians know that it’s safe to cross even if the driver isn’t in control of the vehicle at the time.

How will this fit with the Emoji-display-equipped cars slated for production?

The concept was developed in response to industry concerns that autonomous vehicles won’t be able to …read more

Source:: Autocar