China's Huawei develops smart roads that talk to driverless cars: Report

Topics Huawei | China | driverless cars

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The abstract concept of connected vehicles becomes easier to grasp at a test site in eastern China.

 

The site, used by telecom-equipment giant Huawei Technologies and partners, is part of China’s first national project for intelligent and connected vehicles.

 

The country wants to make traffic smoother and safer, while ensuring local champions like Huawei benefit from the enormous opportunity of supplying the infrastructure.

 

A vehicle, codenamed X-Bus, is linked to a transportation-control network that sees and decides everything that happens on the test road.           



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