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1. (WO2017040689) CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS-CAPABLE VEHICLES

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040689    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/049736
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B60W 30/14
B60R 16/00
B60R 16/02
B60W 10/18
B60W 10/20
Applicants: UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Inventors: LETWIN, Nicholas
JONES, Morgan
SERGI-CURFMAN, Michael
Title: CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS-CAPABLE VEHICLES
Abstract:
An autonomous-capable vehicle which can be operated in a transitional state from manual vehicle operation to autonomous vehicle operation. In the transitional state, the vehicle operates autonomously and overrides manual interaction of the user. To maintain the transitional state, the driver performs a continuous action, such as providing a continuous interaction with a switching mechanism.