Monday, January 9, 2017

"Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, has slashed the cost of a key technology required to bring self-driving cars to the masses and rolled it out Sunday"

Bloomberg:

Waymo has cut costs by 90 percent on LiDAR sensors, which bounce light off objects to create a three-dimensional map of a car’s surroundings

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"What truly excites us is the potential this technology has to create many new uses, products and services the world has yet to imagine,"