ITS Podcast Episode 30: ITSS Lifetime Achievement Awardee, Lyle Saxton

We have a warm new episode ready to be tasted by our selected and special audience. The central content of this issue is a fascinating and inspiring interview with Mr. Lyle Saxton, a veteran engineer in our field that has had a lot of responsibility posts. Our guest talked about very hot topics in the field of intelligent transportation but with the privileged perspective of an extensively experienced colleague. He just received the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award! Don’t miss this one, it is really inspiring and educative!

Mr. Lyle Saxton

Mr. Lyle Saxton

Mr. Saxton receiving his award

Mr. Saxton receiving his award

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We have our regular minisections, a News Minisection by Dr. Kaveshgar, and a Transportation in History minisection by Mr. Shirazi. We also have a new section for this issue. We have a very interesting book comment coming from Professor. Haluk Eren Firat University, Elazig, Turkey. The book title is Advances in Intelligent Vehicles. We hope you like this new content.

For those willing to jump straight to the Mr. Saxton’s interview, it starts at 17′:58″.


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News Minisection

MARTY by Stanford

MARTY by Stanford

Tesla Autopilot

Tesla Autopilot

Tesla on the Road

Tesla on the Road

Virginia Tech test

Virginia Tech test

 

Call for papers of 2016 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium – June 19-22, 2016

 

Sources:

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/october/marty-autonomous-delorean-102015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=35&v=WNIDcT0Zdj4

http://www.teslamotors.com/models

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/your-autopilot-has-arrived

 

Transportation in History

 

First Police Car in 1899

First Police Car in 1899

Early police cars were almost indistinguishable from other cars. They were typically dark in color and might have the word “POLICE” or “P.D.” hand-painted in small letters on the driver and passenger-side doors, but that was about it.

Early police cars were almost indistinguishable from other cars. They were typically dark in color and might have the word “POLICE” or “P.D.” hand-painted in small letters on the driver and passenger-side doors, but that was about it.

Sources for pictures and text:

http://www.neatorama.com

 

Book Review

Advances in Intelligent Vehicles, By Yaobin Chen and Lingxi Li, Academic Press Elsevier, 2014, 320 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0-12-397199-9. Recommended publisher’s price for this book is 125USD. 

 

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