Nissan displays the efficiency of its Propilot 2.0 system with a self-driving golf ball
Here comes a good news for a keen golf player. If you are a keen player of golf, but your ball putting game isn’t good enough then there is no need to worry. The self-driving golf ball of Nissan is all you need to win a putting game. You need to tap the high tech ball made by Nissan on the golf carpet and just observe as the self-driving ball moves off by itself, using this method through which it finds the hole and drops in. Here is the perfect shot every time you tap a ball!!
Your colleagues or playing buddies might raise an eyebrow of doubt if the ball wants quite a moment of self-steering on its way to its target, however, a slight correction might be required, and they confidently won’t give a damn what’s going on.
In the videos and graphical demonstration given by Nissan about Nissan’s unique creation, we can clearly see a person performing a putt that drives the ball way off the golf course. However, then the technology jumps in, causing the golf ball to take a strident left turn so that it can make it to the hole, which it discovers a few instants later. The setup involves an external camera connected to software that discovers the hole and the golf ball, while a system controls an inner motor that functions according to the initial struck on the ball. Nissan has used its ProPilot 2.0 technology to support the system of the ball.
Nissan isn’t expanding its commerce with a move into sports tackle. Instead, it’s a fun selling effort intended to highlight the technology and skill behind its ProPilot 2.0 self-driving arrangement that is hurling soon in Japan with the Skyline. The sedan of Nissan sells in the United States with a name of Infiniti Q50, although the system hasn’t nevertheless been proclaimed for North America.
The precursor to ProPilot 2.0, named as ProPilot Assist, retains the car in the centre of the track on the road, and at an innocuous distance from automobiles in front, however, the driver has to retain their hands on the steering at all times.
The enhanced ProPilot 2.0 scheme, meanwhile, will add a functionality that will allow hands-off driving, lane shifting, and direction to the anticipated highway exit, moderately like a golf ball moving to the ball hole. ProPilot 2.0 makes use of sonar, cameras, GPS, radar, and 3D map data.
For optimal safety, Nissan maintains that with its ProPilot 2.0 expertise, the driver still needs to remain prepared to the road ahead and be ready to take over the pedals at any spell.
h/t: Digital Trends