Autonomous car beta test will first benefit the blind

Roadshow | 3/7/2019 | Manuel Carrillo III
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Next month, this autonomous pod will empower blind veterans in England.

As autonomous mobility inches closer to widespread use and garners more headlines along the way, it's easy to dream of a life of convenience. But it's even easier for folks to forget that there is a whole subset of people for whom self-driving car tech will be more than mere convenience, it will change their lives -- the disabled community.

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One of autonomy's biggest selling points for the public is its potential to reduce the number of vehicle accidents and fatalities worldwide significantly. But in addition to the convenience possibilities and life-saving potential, UK autonomous mobility company Aurrigo is demonstrating how driverless pods can revolutionize the...
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