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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tele Operating Trucks

Are we expecting this change too quickly?

A big rig just hit 55 mph on a Florida highway without anyone in the cab    By Trevor Mogg 

If you were driving along the Florida Turnpike recently and happened to see a big rig motoring along without anyone behind the wheel, then no, your eyes were not deceiving you.

A system built by San Francisco-based Starsky Robotics powered the driverless truck to speeds of 55 mph along 9.4 miles of public road earlier this month. It’s thought to be the first time a heavy-duty commercial truck has been allowed on a public highway without anyone behind the wheel.

Starsky CEO Stefan Seltz-Axmacher said his company is competing with the likes of Waymo and TuSimple — which still use safety drivers in their autonomous trucks — by taking a different approach to how it incorporates its technology into large vehicles.   ...  "

More on the topic ad its connection jobs.  Autonomous driving mostly remote controlled?

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