Looking like they came out straight from The Minority Report, London Heathrow Airport has launched a driver-less shuttle system, the ULTRa PRT, capable of seating four and quickly taking passengers between terminal and parking lots.
From the article on Nothing To Do With Arbroath.
The future of public transport has finally arrived with Heathrow Airport officially unveiling laser-guided travel pods. The world's first fully-automated ULTra Personal Pod cars, designed by Advanced Transport Systems, were found to cut the time it takes passengers to move from the terminal to the car park by 60 per cent during a recent trial.
|The Beginning of the End for the Printed Book|
|Cars Now Talk to Each Other|
|The Demise of the Music Collection|
|“How different technologies may reshape the retail world.”|
|Bionic Hand Restores Sense of Touch|
|“Forget reading the book of life—we’re now learning how to write it.”|
|“Buying a new smartphone every two years is taking a toll on the planet.”|
|“New York Central trains in the Hudson River valley in 1928 and 1929”|
|"Waymo is reportedly planning to take the next step towards offering a commercial driverless car service in early December."|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|“Once artificial-intelligence software is good enough to drive a car, it will be good enough to do a lot of other things too.”|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|“We need to make algorithms transparent, regulated, and forgiving of the flawed creatures that converse with them.”|
|Naked Preacher Lady [NSFW]|
|Boardwalk Empire: Time Lapse Video|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|“The prospects and future of AI.”|