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The Birth of “Otto”

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Vocal Control and response will be the bridge between high end telematics, self driving and connected cars. This technology will be the break through and adoption accelerator for the self-driving car.  With a voice system, the driver will feel more at ease with allowing the automobile to take control of …

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Waymo sues Uber ,alleges theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology


(Reuters) Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology. Waymo accused Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, with stealing confidential information on Waymo’s Lidar sensor technology to …

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Uber acquires Otto, a tech startup in transportation


Published: 23 August, 2016 Uber last week acquired Otto, a 90-plus person technology startup whose mission is to rethink transportation, starting with self-driving trucks. Anthony Levandowski, Otto’s co-founder, will now lead Uber self-driving efforts and will be reporting to Travis Kalanick, CEO and Co-Founder, Uber.   According to Travis: “In the last …

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