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September 9, 2014 AT 3:00 am

Pernilla Ohrstedt on the 3D data captured by driverless cars (VIDEO) #ArtTuesday #3DScanning #DriverlessCars

Pernilla Ohrstedt on the 3D data captured by driverless cars (VIDEO), from Dezeen:

“I’m looking at how scanners in our cars are beginning to capture a virtual replica of the world,” says Ohrstedt. “Driverless cars will incorporate technology where they are constantly scanning the world around them to be able to seamlessly move around the city, until we have a perfect one-to-one replica that is constantly updating with information.”

“I’m dealing with the future of mobility in an architectural way,” she explains. “I’m actually designing the landscape for the exhibition. I’m working with ScanLAB Projects, one of the leading space-scanning companies to scan the space. From this scan we are extracting the point cloud and superimposing those points back onto the space itself.”

…However, she believes that as the technology gets cheaper the resolution of the data captured by cars will increase, until our digital model of the world will be indistinguishable from the real thing….

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