2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Under the Hood: Tech Behind Autonomous Vehicles

Saturday, March 14
1:00PM - 1:15PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom B
Austin Convention Center

Autonomous vehicles have arrived. Car manufacturers have released prototypes. New cars are incorporating partial autonomous features, making roads and drivers safer. But how? While most people know the capabilities of autonomous vehicles and hope to one day own one, they’re unsure of how autonomous cars are able to operate effectively. As sensing technology and real-time data processing gets faster, smaller and more efficient, autonomous vehicles will continue to evolve and possibly become the norm. Learn how hi-tech is enabling autonomous vehicles to assess the world around you, getting you from point A to point B safer than ever before.


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Kristen Parrish

Design Engineer

Texas Instruments

Kristen Parrish is a research engineer in the Kilby Labs group at Texas Instruments. She earned her bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2008 and ...

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