Alright, I’ll be honest – last time I wrote about the GM EN-V vehicle, I ridiculed it for its rather, um, ‘unique’ look . And I stand by that. It looks… odd. But now that we get to see a video of a prototype in action – and hear one of its designers extol its benefits – it’s hard not to be impressed by the overall concept (if not the design). The vehicle is meant to carry a single person and uses a series of sensors and GPS technology to move itself around. What the designer in the clip envisions is entire areas that are car-free, and instead use these vehicles to create a futuristic, environmentally friendly…
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You know, you really gotta’ admire the idea behind the Segway: create an efficient, easy way for people in cities to get around that requires no fossil fuels and produces no pollution. Smart, right? But what the designers missed, however, was that people – especially in North America – really don’t want look stupid as they move around town….
Using a combination of night vision, radar and motion sensor cameras, GM cars will soon be packaged with windshields that highlight important information right in front of you, with lasers no less. Other cameras pointing at your face can tell where you are looking, making your own car yet another place where you are no longer safe from surveillance….