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2015-02-19

Uber designs self-governing taxi

Uber designs self-governing taxi

Uber, app-based transportation network and taxi company, builds Research and Development Center to develop autonomous vehicles. Company reported it in its official blog. Travis Kalanik, owner of Uber has previously stated its desire to replace drivers of transport with robots, and now it turns out that Uber officially entered into the race of self-driving cars.

For these purposes, the company invited experts and senior engineers of robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Together, they will work on software, infrastructure and the very model of autonomous vehicle.

It is noteworthy that recently Apple has also announced its intention to create self-governing car. Facebook is the only large IT-company that has not yet joined the race. Although in case of successful implementation of autopilot systems, all that remains to passengers - is to surf in social networks.





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