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Self-Driving Mercedes S-Class Boasts a Lot of Fancy Tech

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There's so much more to a car than simply getting you from Point A to Point B and the newest version of the Mercedes S-Class is looking to really push the envelope in the tech department. And it starts with more automated driving ability.

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Ford Traffic Jam Assist Gets Us Closer to Automated Driving (Video)

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There are systems out there with "adaptive" cruise control, but Ford's Traffic Jam Assist is an "intelligent driving feature" that will take that to a whole new level.

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Cars that drive themselves

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LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) is a new way of looking at the world.   With 64 spinning lasers, LIDAR images the world in a true 3D manner by measuring the distance from a stationary or moving position at a million points per second.   The image is recreated by the control software in a similar way as modern video gaming operates.

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