29 Jan '17, 3pm

Want to get a feel about how #driverless #robots #cars can be deployed? @Ford #cybersecurity #CyberAttack

Want to get a feel about how #driverless #robots #cars can be deployed? @Ford #cybersecurity #CyberAttack

To overcome the threat along the border with Gaza from snipers, anti-tank missiles and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) began using autonomous patrol vehicles in July. The Ford F-350 pickup trucks are equipped with four driving cameras and a 360-degree observation camera to aid remote operators in identifying threats. Called Border Protector Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs), the trucks are currently controlled by an operator in a remote location using a steering wheel, joystick and pedals. In the next few months, the trucks will become semi–autonomous with the vehicle driving by map coordinates set by an operator, but will still need a person to guide them around obstacles. That will be followed by fully autonomous driving and the UGVs will be capable of avoiding obstacles on their own. SEE ALSO: U.S. Army Begins Driverless Vehicle Tests ...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/israels-army-deploys-autonomous...

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