In an announcement that seems totally safe and isn’t terrifying at all, Intel and Warner Bros are teaming up to provide virtual reality and augmented reality experiences inside automatic-driving cars. Yes, this sounds like a truly fantastic idea. Advancing what’s possible in autonomous driving, today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Intel announced a collaboration with entertainment company Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous vehicle (AV) settings. Called the AV Entertainment Experience, we are creating a first-of-its-kind proof-of-concept car to demonstrate what entertainment in the vehicle could look like in the future. As a member of the Intel 100-car test fleet, the vehicle will showcase the potential for entertainment in an autonomous driving world. As cars drive themselves, people will be able to enjoy an immersive fictional experience, the plan seems to be, keeping them highly entertained right before they die in a fiery crash. Just kidding. Read more here…

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